Secretary to the Trustees, Pensions


Secretary to the Trustees, Pensions

Would you like to gain in house experience within the UK’s 9th biggest pension scheme? We currently have a vacancy for a Secretary to the Trustees, Pensions at our site in Farnborough.

As a Secretary to the Trustees, Pensions, you will be supporting the Trustee Services team and be trustee facing. A key part will be setting up meetings and diary management for trustee’s, planning and organising is key, setting up agendas and minute taking You will execute a high standard over all duties and handling of technical information.

This role will provide you with the option in pride of working for a quality pension secretarial services and will have the ability to have your own take in this department.You will be part of the expansion of a leading pensions team.

Your main responsibilities as a Secretary to the Trustees, Pensions will involve:

Planning and facilitating of all Board and sub-committee meetings

Preparing and distributing agenda packs, aligned to the forward-looking strategic business plans; coordinating actions

Taking and distributing minutes, and monitor progress of meeting actions

Preparing written resolutions of the Trustee and arrange execution of Deeds

Reviewing and responding to disputes (IDRPs); liaising with Trustees as determined

Managing and exercising discretionary decisions, liaising with Trustees and third party administrators as determined

Review and update Terms of References, decision making processes and delegated authorities;

Ensure BAE Systems pension schemes are compliance with all legislation and regulation (including requirements of Company law);

Deliver services set out in the Trustee: plc agreement;

Contributing to the development of the risk management framework and supporting governance projects, such as trustee effectiveness reviews, adviser and provider evaluations

Maintaining statutory books, records and accounts for Trustee Company including submissions required to Companies House, within deadlines stipulated

Supporting the Chair in relation to procedural issues and the conduct of meetings and dealing with all formal correspondence on behalf of the Trustee

Your skills and qualifications as a Secretary to the Trustees, Pensions:

Pensions Secretarial experience is a must have to be able to conduct the role responsibilities

Diary management

Arranging meetings, facilitation of pensions meetings, preparation and distribution of agendas

Detailed minute taking

Review and respond to pensions disputes and action as required

Continuous improvement experience would be desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You should have the ability to build strong stakeholder relationships.You will have attention to details being able to demonstrate integrity.

Location: Farnborough

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Head Office

“If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of the Head Office team, you’ll be at the heart of this endeavour – working closely with our air, maritime, land and cyber and intelligence businesses to support our customers around the world.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts”.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.