Data Operations Analyst

Data Operations Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Glasgow

Website Hymans Robertson LLP

The Vacancy

Club Vita provides longevity risk analytics services to defined benefit pension plans.  We have operations in the UK, US and Canada.

By pooling comprehensive longevity experience data from a wide range of pension plans, combined with best-inclass longevity modeling and research, Club Vita provides its member pension plans with leading-edge tools and insights to measure and manage their longevity risk. Our clients are many and varied and include some of the largest pension plans in each of the countries in which we operate.

 

The Opportunity

Club Vita is looking for a dynamic individual to join our UK team and support the growth of our longevity analytics services.  The position we are filling is a data operations analyst.

 

Role Summary

We are looking for a talented individual to join our UK based data operations team.  This involves working closely with our clients and their advisors, in collating, preparing and processing data, running longevity models and interpreting their output, preparing technical analysis and production of client reports and other model outputs.  The opportunity would be ideal for someone who has significant experience of defined benefit pension plan administration processes and systems.

 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Building your knowledge of longevity, pensions and investment matters
  • Preparing data, validating and assessing suitability for use
  • Investigating and interpreting features of, and changes in, datasets
  • Running models and analysing/interpreting their output
  • Checking results for reasonableness and reviewing the work of others
  • Preparing reports and providing requested supplementary information to colleagues and clients
  • Contributing to effective knowledge transfer within the team
  • Liaising with internal client teams and external parties to perform all necessary data processing, calculation, and reporting.
  • Developing an in depth understanding of current working procedures and bespoke systems applications
  • Working with the other members of the team and people in the wider business on ad-hoc projects, both relating to client projects and to improve efficiency and refine new processes.
  • Adhering to the firm’s standards, policies and procedures in particular as they relate to Data Protection and Information Security

About you

  • Proven numerical, analytical or data manipulation skills, ideally gained in a financial services or other commercial environment
  • Work experience in a related role, for example pensions administration or a numerical role within a commercial environment (or relevant academic experience such as project work which demonstrates the ability to work in this environment)
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel or similar package (e.g. VBA) is helpful but not essential
  • Some understanding of the legislative framework for UK defined benefit pension plans is helpful
  • Logical thinker
  • Technical ability to follow processes
  • Accurate and organised
  • Eagerness to enhance and refine processes where necessary
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to monitor, prioritise and deliver own workload
  • Proactive in raising conflicting demands on time and adaptable in these situations
  • Adaptable and flexible approach
  • Active team player

About Us

Having been established for 100 years we’re one of the leading consultancies in our field in the UK.

We’re independent and work alongside employers, trustees and financial services institutions.  We offer pensions, investments, benefits and risk consulting services, as well as data and technology solutions. Our services are recognised by numerous industry awards.

With over 1000 employees across Birmingham, Edinburgh, London and Glasgow and continually growing.  We’ve an engrained commitment to the development of our employees as outlined in our iDeal.  Our working environment is refreshing and innovative where independent thinking’s encouraged.  Every employee genuinely makes a difference.

We’re committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment and will take every step to ensure our employees and clients are treated fairly and with respect.  We welcome applications from all backgrounds and sections of the community.  We can offer flexible working and are happy to consider a variety of working patterns. If you need any assistance in relation to a personal requirement, medical condition or neurological difference during our selection process then please let us know.

To apply for this job please visit hymans.current-vacancies.com.

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