Our client is an award-winning contract caterer, providing catering to restaurants, business and industry, care homes and many more. They are looking for a Pensions and ER / HR Manager in London to join their Human Resources and Personnel team
Role of the Pensions and ER / HR Manager:
Act as the HR Lead on all pension activity ensuring that robust processes are put in place to control and manage associated risk whilst meeting all legal obligations. Act as the key liaison between HR, Payroll, Legal, Sales and Finance on all pension matters ensuring defined and robust processes are in place. Contribute to the HR function on employee relations activity exploring ways to reduce and or control cost.
Design and deliver appropriate material to support the upskilling of Sales, Legal and HR teams with regard to pensions matters with a particular focus on the public sector
Support the sales process with a review of all pension provisions and provide appropriate wording in support of sales tenders
Work with Local Authorities, My CSP and NHS Pensions in the setup and establishment of all Pension Directions, Admission Agreements and Bonds (where required)
Work with the respective HR Business Partner on contract award to ensure the appropriate pension communication to transferring colleagues for both private and public sector wins
Ensure governance of all pension schemes, including holding one formal Pension Governance Committee Meeting each year with advisors and key stakeholders
Act as the guardian of all 'People' policy - Colleague Handbooks and Terms and Conditions of Employment across the Company
Support the Head of HR in mapping out the cost impact of acquisition activity and the integration of people policy and associated terms and conditions
Provide day to day ER advise and updates to HR Team to ensure business is kept up to date on legislation
Work with Payroll Team Leader on the yearly Gender Pay Reports working with key stakeholders to manage outputs
Act as the 'Gate Keeper' and manage the relationships between HR teams and external legal support providers. Where possible reduce cost.
Contribute to manage Companywide HR / ER project in line with overall business strategy / legal changes.
Experience for the Pensions and ER / HR Manager:
Background in HR or Benefits management is essential
Previous experience of pensions with a particular focus on public sector is desirable
Highly organised with excellent influencing and project management skills
Excellent communicator with ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels
Ability to work with complex / detailed information with an excellent eye for detail
Highly organised with excellent Microsoft Office skills
A team player with a flexible
An award-winning contract caterer, providing catering to restaurants, business and industry, care homes and many more