Pensions Project Support

Great opportunity to join a thriving project management team, providing support across multiple disciplines, lines of business and external third parties to deliver a variety of pension change projects for some of the UK’s largest pension schemes. The successful candidate will have pensions experience or training and ideally be Prince 2 (or similar) part/fully qualified or be willing to sit these exams.  Please note that while the successful candidate can select any of our main GB locations (Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Manchester, Reigate), as their office base, WTW offers flexible working opportunities, such as regular working from home and part-time working. The Role The successful candidate will work on a diverse portfolio of projects including GMP equalisation, member option exercises, benefit change projects, mergers, wind ups etc. for medium to large pension schemes, and work with a broad range of people across the Willis Towers Watson lines of business and external organisations. The role provides a defined career path as part of a dynamic team within a fast-growing area of the business. The role requires you to: Provide day-to-day project management support to a Project Manager or Senior Project Manager, delivering pension projects of various sizes and varying degrees of complexity Assist with the set up/building and monitoring of project plans, tracking progress and producing highlight reports Support the creation of our project management template library, drafting and amending materials as necessary Assist with progress and budget tracking to ensure that delivery deadlines are achieved within scope and budget whilst following Willis Towers Watson’s internal and quality control protocols Assist with client billing Set up meetings, co-ordinate diaries and produce efficient, accurate and timely minutes (including actions and key decisions) of meetings Set up electronic project sites and ensure that project documentation, such as risk logs, action logs, project plans are actively maintained and a clear audit trail is evident Assist with scheduling post project/programme reviews and tranche stage reviews, to enable these to be carried out at appropriate milestones for lessons learned. The Requirements The essential skills/experience for this role are: A background in pensions project/programme management delivery  UK DB Pensions knowledge Prince 2 part / qualified or similar (e.g. APM, PMP, CSM) or a willingness to sit these  Experience of working on several projects simultaneously Clear, concise and confident communication skills (both verbal and written) Practical experience in managing and controlling project budgets, accurate and timely billing  Ability to identify issues and escalate appropriately Experience in preparing agendas, facilitating project meetings/calls and taking effective notes A firm commitment to delivering high quality service Solid planning and organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking  Other highly desirable skills/experience are: Working knowledge of Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Word Pensions industry qualifications would be an advantage  Experience in preparing project governance documents, progress reports, RAID logs Experience in working with clients, third parties, or in supplier and customer relationships Equal Opportunity Employer This employer is a corporate member of myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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Job Overview

ID:

655252

Date Posted:

Posted 5 days ago

Expiration Date:

05/09/2022

Location:

Birmingham

Salary:

Competitive

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