Assistant Investment Consultant - Transitions
XPS Pensions Group
Reading , Berkshire, Uk
1d ago

Job description

We are an award-winning Pensions Consultancy with over 1300 staff in 15 locations across the UK. The Investment practice is an area of rapid growth within XPS.

We are very ambitious and want to continue growing strongly. Our clients are institutional investors, mostly pension schemes.

We advise them on a wide range of investment-related areas.

The Role

We are looking for an Assistant Investment Consultant that will excel in a role in our asset transitions team which oversees transition activity for the UK-wide Investment practice.

This role combines excellent communication skills, a passion about investments together with drive and enthusiasm. We also need an individual with strong project management skills combined with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.

This position can be based within any of our office locations.

The Person

We want someone who is passionate about investing and who is unafraid to express a view and can express their view clearly, thereby contributing to the investment ideas we rely on to achieve our aims.

Effective organisation skills and the ability to manage and prioritise workload will also be key, including the ability to manage multiple tasks to demanding timeframes.

Ideally, you will have some background knowledge of pensions.

We want to help you reach your potential and be the best that you can be. By joining XPS you will be involved in a wide variety of work.

You’ll be supported by on-the-job training, resulting in you developing your knowledge and abilities quickly.

We offer an attractive reward package, including :

  • Competitive salary
  • Participation in Discretionary Bonus Scheme
  • A set of core benefits including pension plan, life assurance, employee assistance programme, 25 days holiday per year and access to a qualified, practising GP 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • A comprehensive range of voluntary benefits to suit your age and lifestyle including holiday trading, tech scheme, cycle to work scheme, dental cover, healthcare cash plan, critical illness cover, private medical cover for self and family, travel insurance and a broad range of discounts at hundreds of retailers.
  • The working week is Monday to Friday from 9am until 5.15pm (36.25) with 1 hour off for lunch. Flexible working arrangements for this role will be considered and can be discussed at interview.

    The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following requirements :

  • Right to Work confirmation
  • DBS Disclosure check
  • Employment or educational references covering five years
  • Satisfactory credit check
  • XPS Pensions Group is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages application from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

    Please note we reserve the right to close our vacancies early.

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