Pension Officer

6 days left

England, Essex, Chelmsford
£19652 - £23120 per annum
14 Apr 2021
12 May 2021
Contract Type
Full time

Pension Officer

Permanent, Full Time

From £19,652 to £23,120 per annum

Location: Chelmsford

Closing Date: 25th April 2021

Job Purpose

We have an exciting opportunity for a Pension Officer who will be responsible helping deliver the Funds Administration Strategy across the Police, Fire and Local Government pension schemes.

The role will be responsible for processing various member events, communicating with members of each scheme and providing guidance to our many stakeholders.

The post holder will pro-actively contribute to the efficient running of the team by performing various calculations and provide support to colleagues in various day to day responsibilities.

With over 600 employers and in excess of 160,000 members the successful candidate will be expected to understand pension and payroll routines whilst also representing the Fund at various roadshows, workshops and other key meetings, promoting the benefits of each scheme and providing pension guidance to our many stakeholders.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • No previous LGPS, Police or Fire pension experience is required
  • You must be a good communicator with the ability to simplify regulations and legislation to our various stakeholders and be able to understand various financial calculations and pension procedures.
  • You will possess a variety of skills such as reliability and enthusiasm whilst remaining motivated and positive; all of which help deliver a quality service and 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.

*This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home, with an expectation of being home based for the foreseeable future. Although you may be required to attend the office to help complete critical tasks which cannot be completed from home. If / when government guidelines change the role may then revert to being office based, whilst retaining some flexible working options.

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.