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Pension Actuarial Consultant

Job Description:

Our client a leading pensions consultancy has an opportunity for a fully qualified Pension Actuary to join them in either Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, or London.

The successful candidate will be responsible for client accounts, providing them with advice and high-quality service with a focus on DB pension schemes.

Essential Skills/Experience:


  • Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (or equivalent recognised actuarial qualification) with relevant pensions experience.

    Scheme Actuary certificate not required.

Technical skills:

  • Have a good understanding of the legislative framework for UK pension schemes, including all aspects of the Pensions Act 1995, disclosure requirements and statutory reporting requirements.

  • Be able to undertake the statutory actuarial calculations required in readiness for sign off by a Scheme Actuary.

  • Have some broader experience in areas such as corporate transactions, risk transfer, liability management exercises, pensions aspects of sale agreements, or dealing with the practical aspects of bulk transfers.

  • Understand related employee benefits issues to advise clients on strategy and liaise effectively with other disciplines within the Firm.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Working with a portfolio of clients to provide expertise and advice on DB pension funds

  • Providing high standard statutory actuarial calculations and modelling to meet client needs

  • Provide mentoring and guidance to the team and ensuring that work prepared by the team meets a high-quality standard of service.

  • Responsible for verification and approval of team's work

  • Support client projects and initiatives as required

  • Prepare client invoices within the internal deadlines and subject to internal procedures.

  • Support strategic direction and growth of the division and team

  • Develop internal and external networks

  • Continual personal development and support technical guidance for internal and external purposes


  • A highly competitive salary

  • Wider Benefits package

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: 15395

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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