IBM Senior Pensions Officer – Defined Benefits in PORTSMOUTH, United Kingdom

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Senior Pensions Administrator to join our Defined Benefits team. You will be joining the in-house pension department with responsibility for the administration of both DB and Hybrid DB/DC pension schemes as well as supporting other related administration duties.The successful candidate for this role will need to be an experienced, competent Senior Pensions Administrator, who possesses a wealth of experience of working on Defined Benefits schemes. It is essential that you have experience of coaching and training junior staff and have the manual calculations experience to be able check work accurately and to tight deadlines, as well as having good knowledge of Pensions legislation and procedures.The Role:

  • Training and assisting of other team members

  • Checking and authorising other team members' work as well as cases

  • Meeting deadlines

  • Calculation and payment of scheme benefits

  • Administration of membership records and other documentation

  • Understanding and application of benefit structures, Trust Deed & Rules, Inland Revenue guidance notes, PSO and Disclosure requirements

  • Project work as directed by Team Leader or Manager

  • Provision of technical information both verbally and in writing

  • Dealing confidently with member enquiries by phone, email and letter

The Person:

  • Previous experience within a similar role dealing with complex DB schemes

  • Minimum of five years' experience in the industry

  • Must have in depth knowledge of current Pensions legislation and regulatory requirements

  • Able to demonstrate ownership, responsibility and accountability for self

  • Be organised, methodical and logical in approach to delegated responsibilities

  • Able to assist with developing a culture of high standards, excellent quality and customer responsiveness

  • Be well organised and be a point of reference for knowledge

  • Able to plan and then be flexible with that plan

  • Be proactive and able to communicate effectively

  • Computer literate in the use of MS Office products, such as Excel and Word

  • Technical Diploma

  • PMI Accreditation

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.