Team Leader (Benefits)
We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our Pensions Shared Service as a Team Leader in our Benefits Team. The Pensions Shared Service, based in Wandsworth, runs the administration of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for five London boroughs: Camden, Merton, Richmond, Waltham Forest and Wandsworth.
This is very exciting phase for our service as we transform through a programme of expanding our staffing resources, greater use of automation and emphasis on people development.
As a Team Leader in our Benefits Team, you will have the opportunity to gain managerial experience. Your responsibilities will include checking work, ensuring performance indicators are maintained, advising our customers and improving processes. This role requires good technical knowledge of the LGPS and the ability to drive continual improvement.
In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These options include compressed hours, home working (dependent on service need), a flexi scheme and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays.
In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities is also offered.
Indicative Recruitment Timeline:
Closing Date: Monday 14th December 2020
Shortlisting Date: Tuesday 15th December 2020
Interview Date: 21/22 December 2021. Shortlisted applicants may be required to sit a test as part of the interview process.
Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change. The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.