Pensions Retirement Administrator
This role represents a genuine opportunity for people with administration experience, to work for a global Financial Services company. If candidates can show enthusiasm, energy and the ability to multi-task, there are real prospects for long-term development.
The Company: Our client serves investors all over the world and they also administer a wide array of corporate pension schemes. They employ over 5,000 people, managing £150billion+ worldwide.
The Role: In an office of around 35 staff, this role fits within our clients Retirement Service Team, this is a telephone based service that provides advice/guidance to customers who are looking to convert their pension pots into retirement income, or indeed make use of a lump sum. Your role is to help the team generate income by preparing client files, welcome packs and application packs. You will also process new business applications and chase business to completion, so whilst an administration background is essential, so to are good communication skills. You will liaise with the Adviser and Guided Teams in order to reduce duplication of effort and ensure that all clients are well managed in a timely fashion. This work must all adhere to FCA and other regulatory guidelines, all of which is taught in the first few weeks of training.
Skills / Experience Required: You must have proven office based administration experience, possess good communication skills and be comfortable with MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel). You should be numerate and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. We should stress how important your attitude will be - enthusiasm, energy, punctuality and the ability to multi-task are paramount.
Additional Information: The salary for this role is £15,000 - £16,000. The main consideration is the progression though, good people can progress quickly if they apply themselves.
The Pensions Retirement Administrator position is only one of many vacancies we are handling. ARC is a specialist within Financial Services recruitment and the Consultant handling this role has over 20 years experience in this field. Areas of expertise include employee benefits/group risk, compliance, pensions, flexible benefits, paraplanners, sales support, underwriters and IT related roles. We predominately focus on London and The Home Counties, although we have also been successful in offering national solutions and overseas. Check the website and feel free to call Darren Snell at any time.