SME Consultant

  • Job Reference: 213974
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2024
  • Recruiter: hireful
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  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

SME Consultant - Employee Benefits - Risk & Healthcare (HYBRID WORKING)

The Role:

We are looking for an experienced Employee Benefits Consultant to join our team. Your primary focus will be delivering our consultancy services to our Corporate Clients and helping with their own programmes.

Experience across the whole employee benefits arena is desired, however, any areas of specialism would also be of great interest to us especially with in Pensions. You will be expected to support the development of strong client relationships and strategy to continually seek opportunities to grow our client services & revenues. This opportunity will suit an ambitious individual keen to progress.

Our employee’s success isn’t measured on time spent in the office, so please talk to us about your flexible working needs. We have many sites across the UK, so whether this be working from home or logging on from another office then we would love to hear from you! This role does cover the London region so the ability to travel into London easily and regularly is essential.


  • Manage a portfolio of corporate clients
  • Direct contact with clients to resolve queries, support relationship development and to ensure the timely delivery of services;
  • Thought leadership on all employee benefits
  • Working to review and broaden the services offered to the client
  • Deliver a range of services including undertaking market reviews
  • Supporting the development of our Employee Benefits proposition
  • Support junior consultants in growing in knowledge and confidence
  • Attendance and participation at client meetings
  • Meet the key financial targets set by the Senior Leadership Team
  • Ensuring that the company FCA requirements are fully adhered to (file maintenance, terms of business, key facts documents, claim register, file checklists)
  • Peer reviewing and ensuring own work is peer reviewed as appropriate
  • Adhering to Corporate Policies and Procedures (CCPs)
  • Reporting any suspected breaches to management / compliance department upon discovery.


  • 3 years plus experience in an Employee Benefits pensions focussed Consultancy role;
  • Group Risk (GR1) Healthcare Insurance Products (IF7)Relevant pension qualifications
  • Strong technical understanding of employee benefits design and products, with a particular focus on workplace pensions;
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Experience of new business pitches and tendering
  • Must be highly organised with excellent attention to detail;
  • Able to prioritise, organise and carry out tasks within deadlines;
  • Able to follow process and procedure accurately;
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills;
  • Proactive and a team player;

Further information

  • As well as a competitive salary we offer the following benefits -
  • Competitive holiday allowance with the annual option to buy additional days
  • Death in Service benefit of x4 salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave packages
  • A flexible benefits package which allows you to add additional benefits to your overall package
  • Our benefits portal offers discounts on technology & electronics, cinemas, restaurants, days out, mortgage advice, travel and many more
  • Referral schemes
  • Discounted rates on PIB products
  • We offer a first-class employee benefits and welfare package to support our employees with financial management, cycle to work scheme, counselling support, health screening, will writing, menopause support, books, stopping smoking and much more
  • We also offer a wide range of discounts including a kids pass – giving you discount to over 4500 attractions and activities, discounts at hairdressers and beauticians, climate change projects with lots of other options to choose
  • PIB has a comprehensive learning & development framework, including professional study options and apprenticeships which are available to all employees, and which will support your career development
  • Being a part of our PIB Community Trust, we support fundraising where you can apply for grants from PIB Group towards your chosen charity
  • PIB Group are committed to improving their environmental impact in a responsible way. From the individual actions that our colleagues take every day through to installing the right facilities across our premises, there are many measures in place to help reduce PIB’s carbon footprint.

We are proud of our success and growth and have been recognised for many industry awards across our business. If you wish to work for a company that truly puts people at the heart of their organisation, then we would love to hear from you. PIB operates a flexible working policy, and our management teams will talk to you about how that would meet both your flexible working needs and those of the business and role you are applying for. We would love to hear from you if you want to hear more about opportunities in PIB.
We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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