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Administration Consulting Analyst

Salary Highly Competitive
Location Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

We're one of the UK’s leading actuarial, pensions, investment and benefit consultancies, employing over 950 staff in four UK offices in London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Birmingham. We operate as an independent partnership and prides ourselves on an innovative, client focussed approach. We provide independent pensions, investment and life consultancy services, as well as data and technology solutions.  Our clients include some of the UK’s leading names and largest pension schemes, while our continued growth and success has been recognised by numerous industry awards.

Role Summary

The successful candidate will work across Third Party Administration nationally to support the delivery and implementation of value-adding pensions administration projects to all our existing and new clients. There will be a need to travel to clients and other Hymans Robertson offices from time to time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with pensions administration client teams nationally to analyse requirements, help to determine the scope of a project and assist with its successful delivery, in line with the client’s expectations. 
  • Delivers assigned pensions administration related services and projects to a portfolio of TPA client projects.
  • Acts as a point of reference on non-standard project cases.
  • Supports new business activities to acquire new project and bespoke client admin work, as appropriate
  • Completes all tasks in accordance with project plan timescales. 
  • Committed to continuous improvements in the delivery of work.
  • Monitors time spent to ensure profitability of assignments.
  • Adheres and contributes to the professional standards and quality systems of the firm e.g. peer review process, model quality and other best practice notes, advice and practice frameworks.
  • Adheres to the firm’s Information Security standards, policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for drafting and reviewing project reports and presenting results and recommendations to Hymans colleagues or directly to clients.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level or has relevant equivalent experience.
  • APMI or working towards this.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Comprehensive experience working in pensions operations and administration in the UK.
  • Detailed and up to date knowledge of legislation relating to both DB and DC pension arrangements.
  • Experience of data cleanse and rectification exercises plus undertaking complex calculations.
  • Strong analytical skills (essential).
  • Intermediate or advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Excellent IT skills (includes Microsoft Word, PowerPoint plus a knowledge of different Pension Administration Systems)
  • Very strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • First class organisational skills.
  • Experience of managing projects to deadlines, high quality standards, scope and cost.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills demonstrated in the ability to engage with clients, colleagues and peers successfully across different functions and levels within the organisation nationally
  • Able to effectively present and communicate complex findings and make recommendations to scheme trustees and non-technical audiences
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to working.
  • Resilient and enjoys working under pressure

Personal Attributes:

  • A passion for solving problems and coming up with creative solutions
  • A proactive self-starter who is able to act on own initiative and enjoys working autonomously
  • Comfortable working with teams virtually / remotely

Reward and Support

We’re committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment where we’re able to be ourselves and work successfully together.  We welcome applications from all backgrounds and sections of the community. Regardless if you fall under any of the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010, or have any other special requirement, for example in relation to neurodiversity, we’d love to hear from you. 


We offer a refreshing, stimulating work environment where independent thinking and new ideas are actively encouraged, and where every member of the team makes a difference. Candidates can expect a highly competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, as well as the opportunity to request to work flexibly including agile working. We're committed to the personal and career development of all employees and this position offers excellent growth potential within a dynamic and growing organisation.

Together, we’ve been building better futures for over 100 years. For our people, our clients and their people, our communities and the environment. 

We thrive on tackling complex problems. And we believe those problems are best solved by diverse teams – diverse in skills, approaches and backgrounds. Our independence lets our people be themselves and think freely, while working in a collaborative, supportive environment.  We love innovative, independent thinking and want everyone to share their ideas.  

Working alongside employers, trustees and financial services institutions, we offer pensions, investments, benefits and risk consulting services, as well as data and technology solutions. With over 1000 employees and counting, we’re one of the leading consultancies in our field and are proud to be recognised by numerous industry awards. 

We’re committed to developing our people and encourage everyone to carve out their own career path. We’ve many colleagues who started out in one team in the business and have ended up somewhere completely different, having had the chance to develop new skills and explore new passions.   

We are continually working to improve our inclusive culture and employ diverse talent. We therefore welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, which includes but isn’t limited to: age, disability, ethnic heritage, gender, marital or civil partnership status, neurodiversity, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic background.

Our hybrid working model offers the best of both worlds – home working as well as a fun, collaborative office environment - meaning flexible working patterns to accommodate individual needs. Find out more about our careers here.

If you need any assistance in relation to a personal requirement, medical condition or neurological difference during our selection process then please let us know. 

Together, we can make this the best job you’ll ever have. 

Our culture

We live and breathe our four values – friendly, confident, partnering and straightforward – and genuinely care about out people, clients, community and the environment.

Job satisfaction

Every employee can genuinely make a difference and contribute towards achieving our purpose – together, building better futures. Whether that’s helping our clients build more secure financial futures, using your 3 days volunteering or helping us reduce our carbon footprint.

Reward and wellbeing

We offer competitive salaries, a share of company profits and an award-winning benefits package. We also take your mental, physical, social and financial wellbeing seriously, both in and outside of work.

Flexible working

We trust our people to work in a pattern that suits their circumstances with a healthy balance of home and office working.

Latest technology

We use the most up-to-date technology and software to match our ground-breaking business solutions that make life easier for us and our clients.

Career development

There is no linear path – learning opportunities are plentiful and empower you to carve out your own career.

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