Pensions Team Leader
Bedford, Bedfordshire, England
£34k - 38k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Bonus + Benefits

Pensions Team Leader

Bedford (office based)

£34,000 - £38,000 per annum + bonus


Are you a motivated and experienced Pensions Team Leader looking for a new challenge? Do you enjoy leading a team to perform to a high standard of work and in line with legislation requirements? Are you resilient and able to perform well under pressure?

If so, this is the job for you!

Our Bedford based client is keen to find a passionate, ‘people person’ to lead and develop a team of 8 Pensions Administrators. In return, they offer a culture of innovation, diversity and inclusion along with some great personal and professional development opportunities.

As a Pensions Team Leader your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Leading a team of Administrators and Advisors to manage all aspects of the day-to-day administration of the Company's DC/DB pension schemes.
  • Overseeing the checking, calculation, and payment of death benefits, including processing non-standard cases and peer reviews.
  • Managing, reviewing, and amending standard operating procedures in line with pension legislation and business requirements.
  • Providing support and root cause analysis.
  • Coaching and training all team members and supporting them in implementing personal development plans.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Taking responsibility for the accuracy and quality of your individual work as well as the teams’.
  • Achieving set targets in line with service level agreements.

To be a successful Pensions Team Leader you must have:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience of leading a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate across all levels.
  • Proven knowledge of DC/DB pension arrangements.
  • Awareness of service standards and statutory disclosure requirements.
  • Quality focused with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Project Management skills.
  • A high level of IT literacy and numerate.
  • A passion for delivering strong leadership to direct reports.

If you feel you have what it takes to be the Pensions Team Leader, please apply today because we would love to hear from you!

Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northamptons leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance, IT, sales & marketing and digital marketing divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit

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