Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire
£18000 - £27000 per annum
8 months ago
Main Duties and Responsibilities
- Administrative duties on Local Government, Police, Fire or Third Party Pension Schemes
- Input of data to pensions database to record amendments and to process pension entitlements
- Calculation and notification of benefit entitlements to scheme members and approved third parties
- Client relationship management.
- Communicating directly with pension scheme members, both verbally and in writing; answering their queries and explaining the rules of the pension schemes
- To carry out the basic work of the section in line with the requirements of the client.
- Liaise with business partners (both internal and external) to ensure the successful delivery of the service
Qualifications & Experience
- A minimum 5 GCE's or equivalent at Grade 4 (previously C) or above, including Maths and English
- Relevant qualifications in the Pensions Industry desirable (e.g. Pensions Management Institute Certification, Qualification in Pensions Administration - QPA).
- Direct, relevant experience of the Pensions Industry with proven and demonstrable project and people management skills.
- Advantageous to have experience of administering Public Sector Pension Schemes
Skills & Knowledge
Good interpersonal skills
- Good written and verbal communication skills
- Strong organisational, planning and prioritisation skills
- Desire to improve standards and develop new procedures and working practices
- Solid awareness of scheme rules, industry regulations, current pensions legislation and how these impact on the business and its systems would be beneficial
- Previous experience in a pensions/financial services environment would be beneficial
- Experience of dealing with external clients would be beneficial
We offer an attractive reward package, typical benefits can include:
- Competitive salary
- Participation in Discretionary Bonus Scheme
- 25 days holiday
- Pension Plan
- Flexible Benefits Scheme to support you in and out of work, helping you look after you and your family covering Security & Protection, Health & Wellbeing, Lifestyle
- Life Assurance cover
- Company Rewards (offers discounts and savings from retailers and services providers as well as offers available via phone)
- Interest free season ticket loan
If you are interested in this opportunity please forward a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
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