The EBC team provides a wide range of pensions and benefits advice. Key aspects of the role will be to:
Work with colleagues across the firm to deliver pensions consulting support, pensions management expertise, trustee secretarial and governance services and project support to LCP’s clients
Provide in-house support to clients from time to time when required. This may be in the capacity of pensions manager, Trustee Secretary or pensions team member
Participate in new business tender processes and contribute to the development and marketing of LCP’s services.
Take responsibility for managing own workloads, effectively manage client relationships and demonstrate a high level of self-motivation to seek new opportunities for development
Experience required for this position:
Candidates must have at least 6 years’ experience providing broad consulting support either in-house or at another consultancy. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a strong understanding of all aspects of running a pension scheme and give examples of having helped clients to solve problems.
Candidates must have acted as a named Trustee Secretary of a trust-based pension arrangement, carrying out all aspects of trustee (and committee) meeting support and proactively providing other consulting support to help trustees fulfil their governance and other responsibilities. This should include:
Organising trustee meetings, drafting agendas, producing meeting packs, preparing trustee papers, attending meetings, presenting items, producing draft minutes, producing and managing an actions log
Managing Member Nominated Trustee exercises
Putting in place and reviewing risk registers
Dealing with regulatory bodies and third parties
Monitoring invoices and budgets and managing the audit process
Dealing with Internal Controls Disputes Procedures cases
In addition, experience in some of the following areas would be beneficial:
Acting as an interim pension manager for larger schemes
Delivering project and change management, advice and support
Carrying out third party administrator selection exercises
Providing strategic direction to either Trustees or Corporates on the effective management of pension schemes
Drafting communications and delivering presentations
Carrying out trustee effectiveness reviews
An interest in trustee governance and best practice
Carrying out marketing activity
Candidates will ideally be educated to degree level (minimum 2:1) and must hold a professional pensions qualification (eg APMI or FPMI). Candidates are expected to demonstrate their commitment to continued professional development and are expected to have:
DB & DC trust based experience
Up to date legislative knowledge
A familiarity of the Pensions Regulator’s Codes of Practice and guidance
Why work for LCP?
We believe that our biggest strength is our people. We are home to talented, well-recognised industry experts, and we are committed to ensuring a bright and interesting future for all staff to join our ever-growing partnership.
We work with you to develop your personal and professional skills to help you build a successful career within the firm. We aim to recruit and develop the best people who enjoy the challenge of providing the highest level of work.
We seek to build an inclusive workplace where all forms of diversity are valued, including gender, race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or background.
If you want to apply for this role please email our recruitment team email@example.com