Pensions Manager

Recruiter
Baltimore Consulting Group
Location
North East England
Posted
11 Aug 2018
Closes
22 Sep 2018
Job role
Accountant
PENSIONS MANAGER
NORTH EAST - LOCAL AUTHORITY
SALARY CIRCA £53,000 PER ANNUM
SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER START

An excellent opportunity for a highly experienced Pensions Manager has arisen to work with a local authority and provide strategic leadership, setting priorities, policy and overseeing the direction of the Pension Team aligning to Corporate Service priorities. This role will be crucial to contributing to the wider service area management team, leading by example in terms of embedding the vision, values and behaviours of the council.

They will assume a corporate remit as appropriate and will engage with other service areas to achieve better outcomes for the council.
·Lead on the development and delivery of investment strategy for the Pension Fund, including working with advisers, the Corporate Director of Resources and the Pension Fund Committee to review and update the asset allocation strategy.
·Lead on the development and management of all stem developments and strategies for Pensions systems to ensure all processes and complete within a timely manner and a corporate package of workforce information for services is available;
·Lead on providing strategic advice, information and support on the Local Government Pension Scheme to all Pension Fund Employers based across the County and beyond and to prospective Pension Fund Employers
·Responsible for liaison with Pension Fund investment managers and advisors and the reporting requirements of the Pension Fund Committee, Local Pension Board and Human Resources Committee
·Ensuring a smooth and cost-effective transfer of the Pension Fund's assets from the existing fund managers to the new partnership. Influencing the development and delivery of investment management services by the partnership through the council's role as 1/12th shareholder.
The ideal candidate will possess either a payroll management qualification or CCAB Accountancy qualification or recognised Pension qualification, experience of implementing and managing change and business transformation, proactively pursuing continuous improvement; Public sector HR/Payroll experience and working in a management role in a local authority.
If you are looking for a new challenge in a time of significant change within Pension Funds and possess the relevant experience please do send your updated CV or contact Suzanne Rudd on .