ResponsibilitiesDB Pension Consultant
Aon are currently recruiting a DB Pension Consultant to join our team across the country. The DB Pension Consultant will be primarily responsible for assigned portfolio of clients – will be a key consultant and client or service manager with the potential to lead on clients over time.
Headquartered in London, Aon Plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
Aon is an equal opportunities employer. Aon’s recruitment and selection policy ensures the best possible skill mix of colleagues and the highest quality candidates are appointed using objective job-related criteria.
The UK pensions landscape is evolving at a rapid pace. Economic challenges, legislative change, an ageing population and asset volatility pose a wide variety of risks and challenges to pension schemes. Trustees and scheme sponsors are faced with a range of decisions on difficult topics from managing risk to improving member engagement, setting an investment strategy to managing DC plans.
Aon Retirement Solutions’ market-leading capabilities and award-winning expertise make us the perfect partner to help clients through their pension challenges. We can provide integrated and comprehensive solutions across actuarial, plan administration, investment and insurance disciplines, enabling us to serve our clients’ unique needs every step of the way.
About the Role
Your impact as a DB Pension Consultant:
Developing relationships and familiarity with your clients, being seen as a key contact by your clients. Participating in client meetings, presenting advice and leading on some items with support from more experienced colleagues, You will have the opportunity at meetings to answer clients’ questions and be involved in discussions. A key focus at this role level is delivery of high quality work to our clients on time, and on budget. As an effective project manager you will need to be able to manage expectations of both colleagues and clients to achieve this. Client queries will be dealt with quickly and accurately, either by answering them yourself or by forwarding them to an appropriate colleague. Where you need to pass queries to a more experienced colleague, you will be able to use their involvement/support as a learning opportunity.Often you will be working with more experienced colleagues to deliver advice. However, you will be focused on the requests from your clients to drive what advice is produced, and how this is done, rather than needing detailed guidance from colleagues.You will have key roles on smaller clients, working alongside a Client Manager; on our larger clients, you may be acting as the “number 2” or “number 3” consultant.Suggesting ideas and options on your clients, working with more senior colleagues to develop such opportunities. Where actuarial work is being prepared for you by supporting teams, you will need strong skills at analysing the results and conclusions of calculations, and be able to provide concise summaries for more experienced colleagues and for clients….