Profession pension scheme manager

Pension scheme managers coordinate pension schemes in order to provide benefits in retirement to individuals or organisations. They ensure the daily deployment of the pension fund and define the strategic policy for developing new pension packages.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Human resources department processes

    The different processes, duties, jargon, role in an organisation, and other specificities of the human resources department within an organisation such as recruitment, pension systems, and personnel development programs.

  • Labour legislation

    Legislation, on a national or international level, that governs labour conditions in various fields between labour parties such as the government, employees, employers, and trade unions.

  • Employment law

    The law which mediates the relationship between employees and employers. It concerns employees' rights at work which are binding by the work contract.

  • Types of pensions

    The types of monthly sums paid to someone in retirement, such as employment-based pensions, social and state pensions, disability pensions and private pensions.

  • Social security law

    Legislation concerning the protection of individuals and the provision of aid and benefits, such as health insurance benefits, unemployment benefits, welfare programs and other government-provided social security.

  • Government social security programmes

    The different areas of social security provided by the government, the different rights which citizens have, which benefits are available, the rules which regulate social security and the different situations in which they apply.

Skills

  • Organise staff assessment

    Organising the overall assessment process of the staff.

  • Communicate with beneficiaries

    Communicate with individuals or organisations who are entitled to receive benefits in the form of funds or other rights in order to obtain information on the procedures, to ensure that beneficiaries receive the benefits they are entitled to, and to provide further information.

  • Monitor legislation developments

    Monitor changes in rules, policies and legislation, and identify how they may influence the organisation, existing operations, or a specific case or situation.

  • Track key performance indicators

    Identify the quantifiable measures that a company or industry uses to gauge or compare performance in terms of meeting their operational and strategic goals, using preset performance indicators.

  • Manage budgets

    Conduct cost estimates and budget planning. Monitor the budget, as well as costs and expenses. Forecast the budget development continuously. Report on the budget.

  • Identify necessary human resources

    Determine the number of employees needed for the realisation of a project and their allocation in the creation, production, communication or administration team.

  • Analyse insurance needs

    Gather information about the insurance needs of a client, and give information and advice about all possible insurance options.

  • Promote gender equality in business contexts

    Raise awareness and campaign for the equalisation between the sexes by the assessment of their participation in the position and the activities carried out by companies and businesses at large.

  • Evaluate training

    Assess the realisation of the training's learning outcomes and goals, the quality of teaching, and give transparent feedback to the trainers and trainees.

  • Identify with the company's goals

    Act for the benefit of the company and for the achievement of its targets.

  • Develop employee retention programs

    Plan, develop, and implement programs aimed at keeping the satisfaction of the employees in the best levels. Consequently, assuring the loyalty of employees.

  • Apply company policies

    Apply the principles and rules that govern the activities and processes of an organisation.

  • Coordinate operational activities

    Synchronise activities and responsibilities of the operational staff to ensure that the resources of an organisation are used most efficiently in pursuit of the specified objectives.

  • Embrace multiculturalism

    Adopt an attitude in which you respect individuals' differing cultural traditions and values and understand how this may influence work development in a professional context.

  • Plan medium to long term objectives

    Schedule long term objectives and immediate to short term objectives through effective medium-term planning and reconciliation processes.

  • Advise on social security benefits

    Advise citizens on government-regulated benefits they are eligible for, such as unemployment benefits, family benefits, and other social security benefits.

  • Comply with legal regulations

    Ensure you are properly informed of the legal regulations that govern a specific activity and adhere to its rules, policies and laws.

  • Liaise with managers

    Liaise with managers of other departments ensuring effective service and communication, i.e. sales, planning, purchasing, trading, distribution and technical.

  • Handle financial transactions

    Administer currencies, financial exchange activities, deposits as well as company and voucher payments. Prepare and manage guest accounts and take payments by cash, credit card and debit card.

  • Apply strategic thinking

    Apply generation and effective application of business insights and possible opportunities, in order to achieve competitive business advantage on a long-term basis.

  • Analyse financial risk

    Identify and analyse risks that could impact an organisation or individual financially, such as credit and market risks, and propose solutions to cover against those risks.

  • Develop pension schemes

    Develop plans which provide retirement benefits to individuals, taking into account the financial risks for the organisation providing the benefits and the potential difficulties of implementation.

Optional knowledge and skills

synthesise financial information develop professional network corporate social responsibility negotiate employment agreements maintain financial records ensure information transparency monitor company policy principles of insurance types of insurance establish collaborative relations human resource management develop training programmes promote social security programmes develop financial products negotiate with employment agencies manage financial risk manage pension funds manage payroll legal research financial products provide support in financial calculation obtain financial information promote financial products financial markets

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