Pensions & Employee Benefits

Established in 2010, Fram Search is a leading financial services recruitment firm, with long established relationships with clients and candidates. We provide high quality contingent & retained recruitment services across the UK, placing permanent & interim candidates at mid-to-senior levels.

Through our Pensions & Benefits Practice we help consultants, third-party pensions administrators, in-house pension schemes, employee  benefits firms and independent trustees, hire top talent. Our functional coverage includes consultants, investments, client management, business development, finance, compliance, operations and scheme management, administration, and trusteeship.

We are experienced head hunters and use these skills to proactively source candidates for our clients’ vacancies, which allows us to build strong shortlists in a timely manner.

We deploy our best team to solve your hiring needs. This “one firm” approach enables us to advise clients on a wide range of issues such as industry trends, acquisitions, retention, reward and organisational structures.

We have deep expertise at all levels within the financial services industry and our network is extensive and the result of over 40 years combined industry experience.

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Roles covered:

Investment Managers


Pension Actuaries

Advisory Consultants


DC & Healthcare Consultants

Institutional Investments

Sales & Marketing

Finance & Accounting


Legal & Compliance

Kelly Biggar - head of wealth and investments

Kelly Biggar

Head of Investments & Advice
[email protected]
07803 210 355
01525 864 372

Simon Roderick - Fram Search

Simon Roderick

Managing Director
[email protected]
01525 864 372

Chloe Tillman

Head of Sales & Marketing
[email protected]
07864 653 036
01525 864 372

Case studies & testimonials:

Interim Head of Compliance – Leading Fund Manager

At the start of the first lockdown, Fram started working with a leading fund manager, who were keen to hire an interim head of compliance. The firm has a close team who have seen the firm grow over the last few years, and not only was it key that the individual was a strong technical fit, they also needed to fit into the firm's culture. It is a diverse role and the position holder had to have expertise across a wide range on functions.

At the time Fram were instructed the firm had struggled to find some with in-depth experience across all areas. There was one final challenge, lockdown. It was highly likely that the hiring process would be entirely remote, which is normal now, but was new for everyone at the time.

Fram draw up a plan for the assignment, which was a combination of search & selection, and we interviewed a high number of individuals before presenting the client with a pre-screen shortlist. It’s our job to save clients time and not present too many candidates. Fram helped arrange all meetings, took in-depth feedback and assisted with the offer and acceptance process, keeping in touch with all parties throughout. Within a short period of time the client appointed one of our shortlisted candidates.

Fram's contingent success rate is nearly twice the industry average -
here are some reasons why:

Proactive service

We use a robust process, which includes using headhunting techniques on all assignments

Industry expertise

Our multi-functional practices are staffed by specialists with deep understanding of your market and function

Candidate screening

We screen all our candidates, and will not waste your time with irrelevant CVs. We understand that your time is precious.

Outstanding networks

Strong networks and a comprehensive database, including passive talent. We don't buy data or use CV databases

Collaborative culture

Uniquely, our consultants are not set up to compete, but work together to provide the best possible services for our clients