With a minimum of 2 years' experience and educated to Stage 2 certificate level in Local Government Pensions Administration or equivalent by significant knowledge within the Police, Fire and Local Government Schemes, you will be able to evidence your continuing professional development with expert knowledge in the relevant professional area as well as having a substantial understanding of pensions related employment issues.
You will be expected to adhere to and completion of the administration module of the CIPFA knowledge and skills framework.
You must be an excellent communicator and have the ability to translate complex legislation into easy to understand literature in both verbal and written form.
You will possess a variety of skills which will be required in order to be successful in this role. Attention to detail, reliability and enthusiasm are essential as is displaying a positive attitude; all of which promote a hard-working and professional environment. Some knowledge and experience of using Universal Pension Management System (UPM) will be advantageous but is not essential however, experience and knowledge in Windows based programmes is desirable.
Qualification certificates should be brought to interview.
As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service.
Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found on https://www.workingforessex.com/benefits
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