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Pension Benefits Subject Matter Expert

Octo Consulting Group

in DC

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo won Washington Technology #GCNdigIT Innovation Award for Best Use of Corporate Restructuring! Why don't you ride the wave with us and join us as our Pension Benefit Subject Matter Expert?

Responsibilities:

  • Applies pension benefit expertise to provide strategic guidance to a federal customer seeking to more effectively align benefit administration, trustee practices, and organization structure with best practices, federal laws and regulations.
  • Reviews and analyzes changes to federal laws pertaining to pension benefits, and report necessary or suggested changes to management.
  • Meets with customers to discuss as-is pension administration practices and to-be requirements
  • Develops roles and responsibilities for a to-be state of pension administration
  • Research, identify, and informs customer of federal, state, local, and private sector pension administration best practices
  • Interprets appropriate policies (MOUs and SLAs) and pension fund regulations to provide internal policy guidance and to ensure adherence to governmental regulations.
  • Supports the development of a business case, including an analysis of alternatives, to help the customer select a to-be state for pension administration
  • Provides consultative expertise, advice, and guidance regarding benefits matters to the Project Manager to support contractual objectives.
  • Support the development of communications artifacts to facilitate proper communication to all government stakeholders.

Skills & Requirements

  • Working knowledge of pension fund requirements, rules and regulations as defined in the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA), the Employee Retiree Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and general knowledge of pension fund requirements, rules and regulations related to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC).
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize responsibilities while paying special attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications

Desired Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of professional experience with 2 or more multi-employer, Taft Hartley, defined benefit plans.
  • Working knowledge of pension fund requirements, rules and regulations as defined in the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA), the Employee Retiree Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and general knowledge of pension fund requirements, rules and regulations related to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC).
  • 3+ years of consulting / contracting experience within the federal government.

Education

Bachelor’s degree and 6+ years of professional experience with 2 or more multi-employer defined benefit plans.

Locations: Washington, DC

How to Apply

Appy online using this link:  http://www.octoconsulting.com/careers


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