Solution and Change Senior Analyst, Platform Investments

£28,332 - £36,770
29 Oct 2021
28 Nov 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're motivated by a clear purpose - to Help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities.

With over five million customers, and having celebrated our 200th anniversary in 2015, Scottish Widows is one of the UK's most trusted Life, Pensions and Investments providers. We want to ensure this success continues and grows, and in Insurance we contribute to this success by providing critical services to our customers and supporting them with their Insurance needs, whilst ensuring the customer is at the heart of our business.

Scottish Widows is one the largest UK fund managers with c.£152 bn (30 June 2021) of customer funds under management / administration. The customer fund range includes regulated funds, life and pension funds, external fund links and the Workplace Savings Fund Platform has also introduced a custom blended fund service.

The role is in the Platform Investment team within Investments, and will focus on activities arising from fund launch and change on our Workplace Savings platform.

Some of the activities you'll be involved in are:

  • Supporting the Solution and Change Manager on the delivery of a broad portfolio of work.
  • Instruction and oversight of fund launch and change activity.

  • Participation in change/launch pipeline and associated meetings.

  • Instruction and oversight of fund closure activity.

  • Delivering on additional activities and queries arising.

  • Getting involved in other activities across the wider team as required.

  • Maintenance and development of controls and processes.


What are we looking for from our applicants? You'll have:

  • Previous experience and good understanding of life and pension products and investments and in particular workplace savings.

  • Previous experience in an investment operations environment would be desirable, ideally familiar with unit pricing processes.

  • Experience of handling a high volume of data.

  • A broad working knowledge of funds and investments.

  • Strong customer focus.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with an ability to adapt to a flexible agenda.

  • Strong partnering and partner management skills to enable you to liaise with many colleagues across Scottish Widows and with external companies.

  • A can do attitude to delivering in a fast-paced environment with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail.


This would be a great role if you………

  • Enjoy variety and working in a fast paced environment.

  • Enjoy a role working with data.

  • Enjoy driving forward efficiencies and controls.


Location and Ways of Working

Our team works our out of our Edinburgh and Gloucester hubs therefore we'll need you to be based a commutable distance from one of these areas. We work in a hybrid model, splitting our time between the office and working from home.


What will you get in return?

In addition to the salary quoted the position also offers:

  • Discretionary Performance Share Award

  • Generous pension contribution

  • A flex benefits cash pot you can adjust to suit your lifestyle (4% on top of your basic salary)

  • Private health cover

  • Access to share schemes

  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays

In return for your expertise, your ongoing personal and professional development will be supported. Here, you'll grow as a person and develop your career. As a valued member of our team, we'll support to grow and advance you through excellent training and progression opportunities. Our customers' experience and success starts with yours.

We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation. We'll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Together we make it possible.

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