Senior Analyst, Pension Investments, Open to flexibility

Location
Brentford, London
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
20 Oct 2017
Ref
WD140588
Contract Type
Permanent

Senior Analyst, Pension Investments, Open to flexibility

WHO ARE WE?

At GSK we are a science-led global healthcare company. We research and develop a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. Our mission is inspiring and challenging - to help people do more, feel better and live longer.

We have a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 150 countries, a network of 86 manufacturing sites in 36 countries and large R&D centres in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium and China.

WHAT WILL YOUR JOB PURPOSE BE?

This is a global Pension Investments role within the Treasury department at GSK House in Brentford. The new recruit will provide support to the Pension Investments team, which oversees the investment and financial risk management strategy for GSK's global Defined Benefit pension assets (c.£18 billion at 31 March 2017), in accordance with Company policies.

WHAT WILL YOUR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES BE?

  • Monitor pension investment risks alongside GSK's strategic targets
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and develop, apply and maintain internal controls and risk management processes and documentation
  • Prepare high quality reporting to GSK's senior management and investment committees
  • Assist with the implementation of Company/Trustee decisions on pension investment strategy and risk management, including reviewing legal documentation and supporting the transition of assets between different fund managers/asset classes
  • Review and monitor the performance and fees charged by investment fund managers
  • Partner closely with GSK staff in different geographies and areas of the business such as Accounting and Benefits and work directly with external parties (e.g. investment fund managers, consultants, auditors, actuaries, lawyers)
  • Monitor investment markets, such as equity and bond performance, and their impact on the financial position of the pension schemes
  • Review data, analysis and advice provided by external parties to GSK
  • The opportunity to play an integral role in one-off projects, including large and complex transactions and sophisticated approaches to pension investment and liability risk management
  • The opportunity to attend and contribute to committee meetings, including report writing and presenting

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

At GSK we are all inspired by the difference we make and challenge ourselves every day to improve the lives of patients and consumers. That's why we have created an environment where everyone feels valued, able to develop, contribute to our mission and be proud of what we achieve.

To support you in achieving your role and career ambitions you'll be given the opportunity to:

  • Play an important role in delivering our mission
  • Be an essential part of diverse, global team
  • Develop others as part of your own professional growth

You'll also receive a competitive salary package including on target bonus, shares, private medical insurance, Company Pension Plan, 26 days annual holiday, private healthcare option, bonus scheme and a share purchase scheme plus a personalised career development pathway.

Interested in Joining the Team?

Please ensure you apply before COB 20th October to ensure you're in the running!

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.

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