Technical Data Analyst

Job description

The company: Mercer

Mercer provides insights, advice and technology-driven solutions to help build brighter futures for our clients, colleagues and communities. Together, we’re redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being.

The Role: Technical Data Analyst (Pensions) – Hybrid

Mercer Operations & Technology (O&T) are building up their team and looking for talented Data Analysts.

You will join our team, who are responsible for reviewing technical Specifications and helping transform solutions for our German based Mercer Wealth Admin clients, to help manage pension risks and assure employees how they can maximize their wealth creation opportunities.

This will require at least a basic understanding of Pensions, plus the ability to articulate complex messages with clarity, to all audiences and flex style as required.

Your focus will be to provide key analysis expertise and support to our client implementations and day-to-day operations of systems for internal and external clients in an efficient and professional manner.

You will also perform testing to ensure the functional executions of the requirements are technically correct and help communicate all changes and processes to our clients so knowledge of SQL is required.

Our O&T team could also be based out of any of our UK office locations (Manchester/London/Leeds/Chichester/Edinburgh), with a large degree of remote working also available.

What can you expect?

  • An opportunity to join a growing team.
  • A platform to build on existing knowledge and an opportunity to learn new skills in a continuous improvement environment.
  • To build and maintain an excellent rapport with our clients, providers and colleagues.

What you will be rewarded with?

  • We offer and embrace a hybrid working model that nurtures a collaborative working environment in the office 3 days per week allowing 2 days per week to be spent working on a remote basis.
  • Competitive Benefits Package including: 25 days annual leave, up to 4 days of flexible bank holidays, excellent pension contributions, private medical cover, life assurance, income protection, employee assistance program, plus a range of flexible benefits including the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year, cycle to work, dental insurance, health assessments plus many more.

We will rely on you to:

  • Meet the business requirements and implementation needs of clients across the portfolio of Wealth Services of Mercer an accurate and timely manner and in accordance with any agreed standards and procedures.
  • Work within the constraints which apply for clients across the portfolio of Wealth Services of Mercer Germany.
  • Expand your knowledge within your discipline by working with colleagues and Technical Forums.
  • Provide support and mentor colleagues within the team.
  • Support the Team Leader in driving best practice within the discipline.
  • Take opportunities to lead analysis of client solutions or standards, tools and framework through client projects.

What you need to have:

  • Sound understanding of Pensions.
  • Experience as an implementation and/or Pensions analyst.
  • Experience in working with people across multi-teams who can also work independently.
  • Excellent technical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think laterally.
  • Basic SQL skills and a desire for this to improve

What makes you stand out?

  • Familiarity with pension’s administration software.
  • Ability to speak German is a bonus
  • Experience of Identification and/or change control management.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft suite

About us

Mercer believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Mercer’s approximately 25,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with more than 85,000 colleagues and annual revenue of over $20 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit Follow Mercer on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Marsh McLennan is committed to embracing a diverse, inclusive and flexible work environment. We aim to attract and retain the best people and embrace diversity of age background, civil partnership status, disability, ethnic origin, family duties, gender orientation or expression, gender reassignment, marital status, nationality, parental status, personal or social status, political affiliation, race, religion and beliefs, sex/gender, sexual orientation or expression, skin color, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to providing reasonable adjustments in accordance with applicable law to any candidate with a disability to allow them to fully participate in the recruitment process. If you have a disability that may require reasonable adjustments, please contact us at

Marsh McLennan is committed to hybrid work, which includes the flexibility of working remotely and the collaboration, connections and professional development benefits of working together in the office. All Marsh McLennan colleagues are expected to be in their local based teams will identify at least one “anchor day” per week on which their full team will be together in person. office or working onsite with clients at least three days per week. Office-based teams will identify at least one “anchor day” per week on which their full team will be together in person.

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