DC Pensions Administrator – (Defined Contribution schemes)

Zoek Pin Manchester, Greater Manchester, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 16 days ago

BUCK- A 105 - year-old firm that is JUST GETTING STARTED.

DC Pensions Administrator –**(Defined Contribution schemes)**

Location: remote working or regional Buck offices – Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Manchester, Derby, London or Ipswich.

At Buck, we’re focused on helping our clients create a culture of well-being, centered around the evolution of each person’s health, wealth, and career.

Leveraging strong client relationships with key decision makers, our teams deliver exceptional results that confidently push the envelope with unexpected solutions to help our clients accomplish their objectives faster and keep them ahead of the curve.

Not surprisingly, we embrace inventive thinkers, who make original contributions to the team.

We put people first — our people and our clients’ people, and our inclusive and welcoming culture celebrates diversity and individuality.

Explore your next career move with Buck today!

DC Pensions Administrator – (Defined Contribution schemes)

About Buck:

At Buck we offer market leading Pensions Administration Solutions to a wide portfolio of clients.

The positions can be either office based in any of our regional offices – Edinburgh, Bristol, Birmingham or Manchester office, or permanently homed based as a remote worker.

We support all defined benefits (DB), defined contribution (DC), CARE and Hybrid pensions plan designs with compliant and certified forms, letters, notices, and statements.

Our web-based and mobile-first platform provides participants with an enhanced retirement planning and readiness tools, as well as access to pension statements and a comprehensive resource library.

Our integrated administration platform includes case management, document management, and ad-hoc reporting to provide administrative staff with the productivity and efficiency tools they need to get the job done.

Buck are committed to providing career development opportunities including study support and sponsorship for a number of qualifications.

Your responsibilities:

Due to continued business growth, we have an opportunity for an experiencedPensions Administratorto join ourDC Pensions Admin team.

As an experienced Pensions Administrator, you will be responsible for the administration of occupational pension schemes covering primarily – DC schemes, but any experience of CARE and Hybrid pension schemes will be highly advantageous.

You will have experienced supporting complex queries, manual calculations and be adept at checking and allocating work. Progression with PMI qualifications is highly desirable..

  • Carry out complex pension administration tasks and calculations in accordance with internal processes and company policies, adhering to procedures and standards regarding work and conduct;
  • Attendance at Trustee and ad hoc client meetings, including new business presentations as required;
  • Management of pensioner payrolls, pension increases and ensure the annual notification of the lifetime allowance used is notified to pensioners in a timely manner;
  • Assist team members as required and provide support to Senior and Principal administrators;
  • Management of investment contributions;
  • Monitor transactional activity for Tariff and Fixed fee clients and ensure regular financial information provided to billing manager to ensure work is invoiced in line with the administration client service agreement accurately and in a timely manner;
  • Supervision of junior members of our pension’s administration team;
  • Management of unit reconciliations / lifestyle switches.


  • Proven experience working with Occupational pension schemes – defined contribution (DC), and/or DB, CARE or Hybrid schemes;
  • Experience carrying out complex manual pension’s calculations;
  • The ability to process collect and input data and information as delegated;
  • Ability to priorities workload, keeping to deadlines and disclosure requirements;
  • Information Technology literate - in the use of Office Systems, . Microsoft Office for word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentations;
  • Ideally some stakeholder / client relationship management experience;
  • Ideally QPA or PMI qualified or willing to study towards relevant qualifications.

What we offer:

As an established company with a start-up mentality we know that our employees are key to our success. We offer a comprehensive remuneration package while taking into consideration aspects such a flexible working and factors key to a good work life balance.

  • Highly competitive salary;
  • Minimum 25 days Annual leave (excluding Bank holidays);
  • Holiday trading - (10 days – buy option) or (5 days – sell option);
  • Private Medical cover including partner / spouse and children;
  • Health-checks / Screening;
  • VDU programme;
  • Excellent Defined Contribution pension provisions;
  • Comprehensive Life Assurance coverage;
  • Company bonus scheme;
  • Interest free season ticket loan;
  • Gym subsidy;
  • Child-care Vouchers;
  • Additional flexible benefits Scheme to support you and your family in and out of work encompassing; Health & Wellbeing, Protection and Lifestyle covering; additional Life assurance, Travel insurance, Dental insurance, Medical Cash plan, Critical Illness cover plus many more.

At Buck, we pride ourselves in our Diversity and Inclusion and are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable UK law.

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