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Administration Manager

Reference: 19719


Belfast, County Antrim



Job Type


Date Posted

03 October, 2022

DB Administration Manager – Belfast/Hybrid

The Client:

Abacus is delighted to be working with an award-winning Pensions Consultancy. With over 1400 staff in 17 locations across the UK, our client is expanding and taking on a DB Administration Manager. My client pride themselves on employee work-life balance and can offer hybrid working.




Monday to Friday 9 am-5:15 pm (36.25) – flexible working hours


Discretionary Bonus Scheme

Pension Plan

Life Insurance / Travel Insurance

Employee Assistance Programme

25 days holiday per year

Access to a qualified, practising GP 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Private medical cover for self and family

Dental Cover

Discounts at hundreds of retailers

The Role:

  • Participate in annual projects, ensuring documentation is scheme-specific, handling telephone queries, and performing manual benefits calculations.
  • Overseeing day-to-day management of client relationships with trustees and corporate clients.
  • Active participation in the client’s marketing initiatives, new business activities, attending new business pitches and company events.
  • Positively contributing to regular management meetings, implementing any recommendations or decisions made in terms of working practices, resourcing, efficiencies, and dissemination of communications to more junior staff.

The Person:

  • Able to assimilate information quickly and will take an enthusiastic, positive and flexible approach to work
  • Previous pensions administration experience of Defined Benefit schemes.
  • Previous supervisory, leadership, and management experience including performance monitoring, appraisals, recruitment, etc.
  • Third-party pensions administration experience preferred with 5 years’ experience although not exclusive as all applications will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Ability to deal with pressure and the unexpected.
  • An ability to manage conflicting demands on one’s time and able to work to tight deadlines to meet client and legal obligations.


  • Educated to a minimum of A-Level or Degree or equivalent standard.
  • Ideally a minimum of three C grades or above at A Level or equivalent qualification.
  • Strong Maths and English GCSE or equivalent qualification – minimum grade B.
  • Significant progression with/or have completed a relevant pensions qualification e.g. CPC/QPA/DPC/RPC/APMI (applicants deemed ‘qualified by experience would be considered).


  • Marketing and new business activities.
  • Developing business contacts/relationships.
  • Experienced in writing tender documentation and contracts.

Primary Contact:

Siobhan Metcalfe

If you would be interested in this position, please apply or contact Siobhan at Abacus Careers. For other jobs in Belfast please visit the Abacus Professional Recruitment website.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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