• Job Title: Governance & Project Specialist
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Location: Bedfordshire, East of England
  • Job Base: Hybrid
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • Reference: V-80727-2
  • Contact Email: pensions@sammons.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 020 7293 7022
  • Job Published: 02/04/2024 12:07

Job Description

Governance & Project Specialist

Bedfordshire, East of England | £50000 - £60000 per annum | Posted 23 days ago

You will be responsible for making a high quality contribution to the governance, compliance and risk management of Group’s UK Pensions Plan (both DB and DC – combined assets under management of c£5.6bn and c178,000 members), as well as leading key governance projects and including the compliance with the Pensions Regulator’s new code.

About the role

  • Assisting the Head of Trustee Governance by delivering best-in-class governance services for the Group’s UK Pension Plan.
  • Working closely with the Head of Trustee Governance to fulfil the audit & risk management requirements for the Group’s UK Pension Plan and ensure the Plan has an effective overall system of governance and risk management framework.
  • Identify and recommend improvements to governance and risk management, in line with best practice and the Department’s ethos of continuous improvement.
  • Provision of services includes executive support to the Trustee Board’s Audit & Risk Management Committee drafting agendas, preparation and distribution of meeting papers, attendance at meetings & taking notes, liaising in particular with the Trustee’s general risk management and cyber risk

About you
  • Well rounded Technical knowledge of UK occupational legislative requirements gained in-house or in consultancy.
  • Strong understanding of risk management, controls and processes.
  • Strong planning, organisational and communication skills required.
  • Highly motivated with an ability to manage and prioritise multiple tasks and work streams.
  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills.
  • Expect good working knowledge of defined benefit pensions built up over 5 or more years. Prefer some experience of acting as a project manager, fulfilling a technical & compliance and/or risk management role within trustee executive governance team.

Please quote reference 80727.

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