Displaying 8 jobs from THE PHOENIX GROUP
EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE
Phoenix - one of "Britain's Top Employers 2012" - is the UK's largest closed life assurance and pension fund consolidator, with assets under management of around £71 billion.
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?
Phoenix offers a world of opportunity for employees. Not only are we the UK’s largest specialist consolidator of closed life assurance funds, with some highly recognised brands under our umbrella, we’re also a FTSE 250 member and listed on the London Stock Exchange. Our new, world class modelling platform is set to radically transform the actuarial systems landscape and will make our practitioners leaders in their field.
Corporate Responsibility will always feature highly on our overall business agenda. Our people are our most important asset and they are vital to the success of our business. Building an engaged, productive workforce provides significant opportunities to enhance our business performance, benefiting customers, shareholders and employees alike. In our annual staff survey, we consistently demonstrate strong employee engagement scores compared to both our target and the Financial Services benchmark. As a direct result of our efforts we have been awarded as one of Britain’s Top Employer’s 2012.
WHAT IS THE EXPERIENCE?
We know that career development is high on our employees’ list of priorities and that’s why we spend more on learning and development than any of our competitors. Our robust development policy is in place to help employees achieve their maximum potential with appropriate support available. Ultimately, our aim is to create a fulfilling working environment based on our values - which can be found at www.phoenixgroupcareers.com
Our workplace has plenty to offer too! Our London office is in Juxon House and enjoys a superb city location in the prominent business sector of St Pauls. The on-site facilities at Wythall really do stand out from the crowd and are nothing short of excellent. Free car parking and a free lunch service are just some of the perks you can look forward to as well as our own football pitch, putting green, tennis courts and subsidised gym!
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1 Wythall Green Way
Reward Consultant £35,000 - £45,000 + Excellent Benefits & Great Conditions - Financial Services Superb Rural Location – Based Wythall, South West Midlands (Just off Junction 3, M42) Making the move to Phoenix offers you the exciting prospect of applying your Reward skills in a unique working environment, with an industry leading brand, currently in the midst of a major transformation programme. From the moment you arrive at our prestigious offices, we guarantee you’ll be impressed! As the UK’s largest closed life and pension fund consolidator, we’re justifiably proud of our status as one of ‘Britain’s Top Employers 2014’ and seeking to build on this well-earned accolade – with our Reward strategy right at the heart of a packed HR agenda, as we seek to retain our position as an ‘Employer of Choice’. Reporting to the Head of Reward, you’ll enjoy a real 360⁰ role, offering plenty of variety and encompassing all aspects of employee reward, from data manipulation, to researching the market for new emerging benefits and initiatives. Specifically this will involve: - The management of all benefits, with an immediate focus on market conditions/economics for our 2015 salary review, along with the implementation of all timetabled events, including bonus payments, share save scheme and flexible benefits renewal - Ensuring suitable renewal rates are negotiated, with particular emphasis on the core benefits funded by the company, as well as supporting the Head of Reward as directed on any executive remuneration related matters - The day to day management of all reward initiatives/benefits – including the annual renewal /maintenance of our flexible benefits scheme, together with rate negotiation - Responding to all staff enquiries in relation to salary and benefits enquiries, whilst providing advice to the wider business on market conditions and emerging benefits, with a view to making recommendations and project managing any subsequent implementation activities Ideally from a related financial services background and preferably with some exposure to the Life and Pensions sector, you should be able to demonstrate: - A successful track record and proven expertise in the Reward field, probably gained within the HR function of a large organisation or benefit consultancy firm Strong levels of business acumen, coupled with excellent communication skills and the ability to negotiate, manage key relationships and take oversight of outsourcer performance - Advanced level Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills, spanning the use and application of pivot tables, conditional formatting and mail merge etc. - A willingness to become involved in the complete reward remit, happy to tackle day to day operational activities and at the same time undertake detailed market reviews In return, you can look forward to the chance to make your mark in a rapidly developing FTSE Listed business able to offer excellent rewards, great conditions and a first class working environment. N.B. When on the Phoenix Careers site, first time visitors will be asked to register before applying.
Project Manager - Change Delivery Financial Services – Life & Pensions Sector £49,992 - £62,490 + Benefits – 6 Month Fixed Term Contract Superb Rural Location – Based Wythall, South West Midlands (Just off Junction 3, M42) Making the move to Phoenix offers you a superb platform to apply and showcase your project management expertise on a significant number of high value and complex projects, with the UK's largest closed life and pension fund consolidator. Set against the backdrop of a major systems transformation programme – one of the most ambitious within the industry – we can provide you with the type of scope and exposure you’d find hard to beat. As a Project Manager, you’ll be responsible for leading a large project or a number of smaller projects and work streams, ensuring these are delivered on time within budget and to specification. Joining one of our Sub-Portfolios of work within a designated business area, this will specifically involve: - Supporting the team mobilizing a variety of projects through initial governance gates, in order to agree scope funding and milestones, which subject to approval and timescales will result in handover or taking the project through to the delivery phase itself - Enjoying direct control of projects with costs in excess of £250,000 - managing significant inputs and relationships with key parts of the business and third parties throughout the full lifecycle, from initiation and definition, to delivery and final closedown With relevant experience in the Financial Services industry, preferably gained within Life & Pensions sector, you should be a natural relationship builder, equipped with the necessary vision and purpose to drive organisational change, who can demonstrate: - Substantial and proven experience in the successful management and completion of complex, high risk and high value projects, from inception to conclusion - Practical knowledge of multiple project management methodologies, evidenced and supported by excellent project management, planning and organisational skills - A high level of business acumen and a good degree of technical know-how, as well as competency in the use of project software and related office productivity tools In return, you can look forward to making your mark in a rapidly developing FTSE listed company, with exciting plans ahead. N.B. When on the Phoenix Careers site, first time visitors will be asked to register before applying.
Fund Accounting Assistant £16,529 - £18,500 – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract Superb Rural Location – Wythall, S.W. Midlands (Just off Junction3, M42) This is a great ground floor opportunity, offering you the chance to apply and build on your existing analytical and accounting skills in a unique setting at Phoenix – a FTSE Listed company, who are the UK's largest closed life assurance and pension fund consolidator. Working as part of our Fund accounting department, you’ll undertake a key support role, with responsibility for the controls and reconciliations of allocated accounts, specifically between automated systems/bank accounts and the ORACLE General Ledger. Acting as a key point of contact for ensuring that the team is fully aware of current financial protocols, your day to day duties will involve: - Reconciliation of balance sheet control accounts as per the agreed timetable - Liaising with other departments and banks to resolve and clear reconciling items - The processing of payments and receipts for a number of designated funds - Assisting the Reconciliations Team Leader with process reviews Probably already holding or currently studying for an accounting qualification, you must be able to demonstrate: - A good understanding of double-entry book-keeping, coupled with the ability to assist with the clearance/resolving of process failures - Sound analytical and solid PC skills, with a particular emphasis on Accounting Ledgers and Excel applications - A customer focused approach, as well as the confidence to liaise and communicate effectively at all levels across our finance and operations functions - Good time management and organisational skills, along with a proven ability to deliver work within tight timescales N.B. When on the Phoenix Careers site, first time visitors will be asked to register before applying.
Senior Fund Accountant 12 month fixed term contract £44,139 - £55,174 + Excellent Benefits & Conditions Superb Rural Location – Wythall, S.W. Midlands (Just off Junction3, M42) This is an outstanding interim opportunity, offering you the chance to make the most of your accounting expertise with Phoenix - one of ‘Britain’s Top Employers 2014’ and the UK’s largest closed life & pension fund consolidator. Operating in a market that has an estimated value of £190 billion, we’re a member of the FTSE 250 index, with a premium listing on the LSE, over 6 million policyholders and assets under management of more than £68.6 billion. Reporting into the Fund Accounting Manager, you’ll be responsible for leading and managing a fund accounting and financial controls team engaged in bank and suspense reconciliation work. On a day to day basis this will involve: - Maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the general ledger for a number of allocated life funds, whilst also making process improvement fixes and resolving/eradicating any issues -Producing accurate and complete trial balances for handover to the financial reporting team at half year and year ends, as well as preparing annual regulatory returns for each fund - Liaising with outsourced service providers and communication with other business areas to manage the timely clearance of suspense items and outstanding reconciliations As a fully qualified accountant, capable of measuring, monitoring and setting performance standards for your team, you must be able to demonstrate: - Significant and relevant post qualification experience, involving practical exposure to life company regulatory activities and requirements - Proven leadership and strong people management skills, evidenced by having led a professional team of six or more - Up to date technical knowledge, including familiarity with FSA regulations , coupled with experience of delivering accounting for both non-profit and with-profits funds - High level analytical ability and a good degree of computer literacy, especially relating to MS Office, Excel and Accounting Ledgers In return, you can look forward to making you mark in a rapidly developing company, able to offer excellent conditions and a superb working environment. N.B. When on the Phoenix Careers site, first time visitors will be asked to register before applying.
Customer Data/Marketing Analyst (FINANCIAL SERVICES) Excellent Package Permanent Role (However Part Time & Flexible Working applications considered where possible) Superb Rural Location – Based Wythall, S.W. Midlands (Just off Junction 3, M42) Joining Phoenix provides an outstanding opportunity to make the most of your database manipulation, marketing and analytical expertise with one of ‘Britain’s Top Employers 2014’ and the UK’s largest closed life & pension fund consolidator. With over 6 million policyholders and assets under management of more than £68.6 billion, our unique business model – with fully outsourced customer service and IT functions – means we can focus on our core objective of being a ‘best in class’ financial and risk management enterprise. As Customer Data/Marketing Analyst, your principal role will be to manage the customer database and the provision of data for marketing campaigns using data and customer analysis tools/techniques to ensure extracts provided for direct marketing and telemarketing initiatives are both accurate and fully compliant. Specifically this will involve: - Utilising specialised marketing database software for the extraction of customer data, whilst ensuring the transfer of data is secure and all processes are strictly followed - Evaluating and analysing resulting marketing activity, providing insight into customer behaviour and identifying opportunities to expand marketing activity - Managing data processes and delivery schedules, as well as managing the implementation of new data sources to drive revenue - The management and logging of customer marketing complaints and Ombudsman referrals – from start to finish – including the provision of guidance through investigation where necessary From a financial services background and with a good understanding of both regulatory and compliance parameters, you must be able to demonstrate: - Significant experience in a similar database marketing /administration type role, ideally backed by a CIM diploma or equivalent level marketing qualification - A high degree of IT/PC literacy – including a good and practical working knowledge of all Microsoft packages, especially in relation to Excel and Access applications - Excellent organisation, communication and relationship building skills, alongside a proven ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision/direction In return, you can look forward to excellent rewards and genuine prospects in a fast developing FTSE listed company, with an exciting future ahead. N.B.When on the Phoenix Careers site, first time visitors will be asked to register before applying.
Resourcing Consultant Excellent Package & Conditions - Financial Services Superb Rural Location – Based Wythall, South West Midlands (Just off Junction 3, M42) Making the move to Phoenix offers you the exciting prospect of applying your resourcing and recruitment expertise in a unique working environment, with an industry leading brand, currently in the midst of a major transformation programme. From the moment you arrive at our prestigious offices, we guarantee you’ll be impressed! As the UK’s largest closed life and pension fund consolidator, we’re justifiably proud of our status as one of ‘Britain’s Top Employers 2014’ and seeking to build on this well-earned accolade – placing you at the heart of a packed and demanding agenda, as we further develop our successful direct sourcing model . Reporting to the Group Recruitment Manager and a key member of a small, but dedicated resourcing team – genuinely respected for their growing knowledge and ability to delivery on a business wide basis – you’ll enjoy a hands-on role which will involve: - Working with HR, Recruiting Managers and 3rd party suppliers to define requirements and ensure robust plans/processes are in place across multiple recruitment & resourcing projects - Advising recruiting managers, senior stakeholders and HR colleagues on a range of sourcing and selection methodologies, as well running bespoke coaching/training sessions - Delivering quality candidates by personally managing, defining and conducting direct sourcing campaigns, using LinkedIn and other social media tools/platforms - Designing, planning, co-ordinating and conducting appropriate selection activities, whilst continuously reviewing/improving service delivery and building talent pools for key areas With significant professional and technical recruitment experience – either gained in-house or from a volume branch services background and a good level of PC literacy – you must be able to demonstrate: - A practical and solid grasp of end to end recruitment and selection policies and processes, including legal aspects and best practice principles - First-hand knowledge of current attraction and selection methodologies, along with proven success in direct sourcing techniques/strategies and recruiting via social media channels - Direct involvement in assessment design and delivery activities, coupled with a good understanding of competency based interviewing techniques - The ability to deal/negotiate with suppliers - Exposure to psychometric/occupational testing - Whilst not essential, any experience or knowledge of graduate recruitment processes and executive level recruitment would be highly beneficial In return, you can look forward to the chance to make your mark in a rapidly developing FTSE Listed business able to offer excellent rewards, great conditions and a first class working environment. N.B. When on the Phoenix Careers site, first time visitors will be asked to register before applying.
Senior Risk Analyst Financial Services - Life Finance £Competitive + Excellent Benefits - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract Superb Rural Location – Based Wythall, S.W. Midlands (Just off Jct 3, M42) Making the move to Phoenix offers you the exciting prospect of joining one of ‘Britain’s Top Employers 2014’ and the chance to make the most of your undoubted risk and analytical expertise, in a unique setting - with the UK's largest closed life and pension fund consolidator. Reporting to the Head of Finance Risk and based within our Life Finance business – an operation that is responsible for the management/ financial reporting of more than £68.6 billion of assets and transactions with in excess of 6 million policyholders – your role will involve: - Leading on all activity relating to the Risk Management system, ensuring that key risks and controls for all areas of Life Finance, including valuation of internal model are represented - Acting as a first and central point of contact for business continuity and disaster recovery, whilst actively managing and prioritising ad-hoc risk and controls related queries - The design and delivery of a robust assurance testing programme, along with a controls testing schedule from a line 1 perspective Implementing a new risk management system in order to accurately reflect all risks and controls in line with the Group’s risk management framework Probably a qualified accountant, risk or audit professional, with a solid understanding of the financial services industry/regulatory regimes and some exposure to the Life and Pensions sector, you must have: - Relevant experience in a related risk/audit capacity, ideally gained in a finance setting coupled with a practical understanding of risk and controls frameworks - A proven track record in the conducting risk reviews, backed by the ability to make an immediate contribution to an increasing workload, quickly identifying levels of risk exposure - The necessary confidence and stature to work with senior business stakeholders and provide a credible source of challenge and advice on risk and control matters Strong communication, influencing, negotiating and relationship building skills, as well as the ability to handle and prioritise multiple request from across the Life Finance community In return, you can look forward to the chance to make your mark in a FTSE listed company able to offer excellent rewards, great conditions and a first class working environment.
Senior Resource Analyst £35,007 - £43,759 + Excellent Conditions – 12 Month Fixed Term Contract Superb Rural Location – Based Wythall, S.W. Midlands (Just off Junction 3, M42) Joining Phoenix represents a superb opportunity to add to your resource/project management and analytical expertise with the UK's largest closed life & pension fund consolidator. Set against the backdrop of a major systems transformation programme – one of the most ambitious within the industry – we can provide you with the type of scope and exposure you’d find hard to beat. Based within the Change function and reporting to the Resource Manager, you will play an instrumental role in establishing and managing an effective Resource Management Framework that supports delivery of our change portfolio. As the Senior Resource Analyst, this will involve: - Engaging with both project teams and business resource areas to understand, optimise, prioritise and schedule project resource requests, whilst collaborating and developing strategies for internal capacity and capability to support the change portfolio. - Supporting the resource request and allocation process through liaison with internal and external outsourced service providers in order to resolve any risks/issues - Proactively developing and sharing of accurate resource MI, providing insights for Senior Management team around the “do-ability” of the change portfolio to aid decision making in relation to project scheduling and optimisation of resource pools - Developing and enhancing the Resource Management Framework, processes, KPI’s, SLAs, user experience and value of the PPM Tool and coach for change delivery best practice From a related Resource/Project management background, you should be able to demonstrate: - A clear knowledge of the techniques and disciplines used to plan, monitor and control projects from initiation to delivery - The ability to proactively engage and build positive working relationships with key stakeholders at all levels of the organisation - An excellent level of PC literacy, including advanced Microsoft Word and Excel skills, ideally coupled with experience of a project/resource management system - Strong attention to detail, as well as being adept at summarising large volumes of data to deliver succinct and pertinent MI to support decision making and governance oversight - Proficiency in the use of the PPM tool to capture and manage accurate data and to support system users as required N.B. When on the Phoenix Careers site, first time visitors will be asked to register before applying.
Displaying 8 jobs from THE PHOENIX GROUP