Pension Officer

Location Chelmsford
Salary £11 - £12 per hour
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.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience
  • Educated to Stage 1 certificate level in Local Government Pensions Administration or equivalent by significant experience within the Police, Fire and Local Government Schemes.
  • You will be able to evidence your continuing professional development with knowledge in the relevant professional area and you will be expected to adhere to and complete the administration module of the CIPFA knowledge and skills framework.
  • 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.