Technical Pensions Specialist

 Location: Edinburgh
 Salary: Competitive
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Pensions Technical Specialist


Competitive Salary


Closing 29.4.2019

Meraki Talent are recruiting a Pensions Technical Specialist for a leading Financial Services institution in Edinburgh, this is a new role therefore the successful candidate will take part in shaping the role. The company offer a progressive working culture and a dynamic working environment with a strong culture of continuous improvement. 

Responsibilities of the Pensions Technical Specialist:

  • Company-wide subject matter expert on pensions and drawdown
  • Oversight of SIPP operational processes will be shared with the Team Manager
  • Responsible for analysis and impact assessment with regards to pension changes in regulations/legislation
  • Key point of contact for technical pension queries
  • Liaising with HMRC, specifically in relation to Drawdown book payroll
  • FCA reporting e.g. the Retirement Data returns
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships through outstanding communication

Background of the Pensions Technical Specialist:

  • Minimum professional qualifications CF1/R01 are essential or equivalent
  • Robust knowledge of technical pensions is essential
  • Experience in Drawdown, Benefit Crystallisation Events and Lifetime allowance calculations are essential


If this role sounds like something you would be interested in, then please send your CV to or call 0131 297 2701 for more information.

Sarah wants: CF1, R01, pensions, drawdown, crystallisation events

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Associate Consultant - Financial Services

Sarah Hutchinson

Sarah joined Meraki Talent's financial services team in 2018. Sarah was keen to kick start her recruitment career after achieving an MSc in Business Psychology from Heriot Watt. Sarah is passionate about recruitment and providing a high quality service.