Skills: Asset Management
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: London, England, United Kingdom
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An excellent opportunity for individuals with expert knowledge of the pension market who want to broaden their career in an in-house role with global scope.
Where you fit in
The Group Pension team of around 100 staff currently manages 40+ pension plans within 25+ countries and total Assets/Liabilities of around USD 100 billion. As a Pensions Actuary, you will be part of a team of 5 specialists within the Group Pension's centre of expertise, working closely with the Group Pensions Actuary and the Vice President Group Pensions to contribute to developing and delivering global pension strategies, standards and tactics in respect of Group pension plans.
What's the role?
The scope of this challenging role includes the funding strategy and management of pension risk from a corporate perspective, covering both assets and liabilities. You will be in charge of developing and implementing standardized processes and methodologies for defined benefit pension plans in many countries and representing the Sponsor view to local Trustee Boards, advisers and regulators on funding and pension risk.
In this role you will need to have the deep technical capability to develop and apply group principles and analyse the impact on funding and pension risk for many defined benefit plans in a variety of countries and have developed communication skills to influence senior Group and local stakeholders.
Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK's growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.
What we need from you
We are looking for a self-starter and effective team player with the ability to communicate effectively and influentially with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders globally. Throughout your career you should have demonstrated broad, innovative thinking and the ability to create and communicate robust strategic direction to generate sustainable value.
Your key technical skills will be based upon:
- Actuary qualification (Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries or similar)
- Significant experience of the external pensions market (investment management, pension fund management, pensions consulting)
- Core Technical Pensions Actuarial skills - funding updates, undertaking actuarial valuations and asset liability studies
- A well-developed network of external contacts in pensions
What we offer you
An innovative place to work
There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.
Join us and you'll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future - whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.
An inclusive place to work
To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we're nurturing an inclusive environment - one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential...
• We're creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we'll take it from there.
• We're closing the gender gap - whether that's through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
• We're striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
• We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.
A rewarding place to work
Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.
We're huge advocates for career development. We'll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.
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