Job Description

Becoming an Associate Consultant (DB Consulting) with Employee Solutions:

We are looking for an Associate Consultant to join our Defined Benefit (DB) Consulting Team in Reading. The Associate Consultant will provide support to the Consultants and clients within the DB Consulting & Scheme Management practice area.

What you will do:

  • Provides a complete and professional support service to the Consultants, including preparation of draft communications, advice and papers 
  • Assists with the preparation of new client agreements and scopes of work
  • Provides support to the secretarial support team when required
  • Manages the team invoicing process
  • Updates the workflow processes for the team
  • Builds professional relationships with clients and other parties (administrators, auditors and other practices) becoming liaison in the absence of the Consultants
  • Liaises with other practice areas and external suppliers
  • Develops and continually strengthens pensions and benefits knowledge
  • Effectively manages delivery of work to time, quality and budget

Your experience will include:

  • Defined benefits pension experience
  • Excellent IT and organisational skills
  • Ability to work flexibly and able to work under pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Proactive
  • Commercially aware
  • Good presentation skills (or ability to acquire such skills)
  • Good IT skills in Microsoft Office
  • Project management experience and knowledge is desirable

About Employee Solutions

Capita Employee Solutions (CES) is one of the largest employee benefits consultancies in the UK; a multi award-winning organisation servicing over 1,600 clients and more than 4 million company employees and pension scheme members. Our vision is to be the leading integrated, technology-enabled administration and consultancy business in the employee benefits market. Joining our team here, you’ll deliver transformational consultancy and administration services, underpinned by market-leading technology.

Employee Solutions are part of Capita Plc, the UK’s leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through quality solutions, tailored to our customers’ needs, we’ve helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

What’s in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration – with colleagues, customers and clients – is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you 23 day’s holiday (rising to 27), company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts.

You’ll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless. Our mission is to help you realise your potential – whatever that means to you.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process – click apply now . We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply – you can contact Tricia.Lofthouse @capita.co.uk for guidance.

Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership.

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