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Senior Pension Specialist (5452)

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Senior Pension Specialist
Organization:  Saskatchewan Teachers' Federation
Province:  Saskatchewan
Location:  Saskatoon
Job Start Date: 

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation is inviting applications from experienced pension professionals to join a group of passionate individuals that strive to provide exceptional customer service to our membership through the work that we do every day.


Who We Are

The Saskatchewan Teachers’ Retirement Plan provides pension benefits to Saskatchewan teachers working in the province’s publicly funded education system. We support over 28,000 members and have grown to just under $7B in assets. We have a team of 15 pension professionals that form part of a larger organization, the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation, which has a staff of over 150.


Why You’ll Love Working Here

  • Gain knowledge and experience working with one of Saskatchewan’s largest target benefit pension plans, providing you with an opportunity to learn and develop specialized skills in the pension industry.
  • An opportunity to make a difference in the lives of teachers.
  • High-performance, people-focused culture.
  • Inclusivity and diversity that is valued by honouring personal attributes, culture, characteristics, professional and academic backgrounds, worldviews, opinions and perspectives.
  • Learning and development initiatives, including attendance at pension conferences and events, and access to LinkedIn Learning.
  • Competitive salary, and 100% organization-paid extended health and dental benefits.
  • Defined-contribution pension plan for employees, with a generous employer contribution rate of 9% of earnings.
  • Generous paid time-off benefits, including minimum vacation of 20 days per fiscal year

What Is The Role

The Senior Pension Specialists work in a collaborative environment and are responsible for a wide variety of professional, technical and analytical activities. They provide a significant role in assisting both the Pension Director and the Pension Manager in the planning, implementation and delivery of strategies, goals, programs and services for the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Retirement Plan. With a focus on service excellence and exceptional member experience, the Senior Pension Specialists are responsible for monitoring and ensuring timely and accurate pension administration services to Plan members.


What You Will Bring

  • An undergraduate degree in the area of finance, economics or business administration, and a Pension Plan Administration Certificate or equivalent, combined with five years of related pension experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer-service skills.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills.
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply pension plan legislation, text, and policies.
  • Good knowledge of pension plan administration principles, techniques and practices.
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