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Pensions Administrator – 12 Month FTC

Preston

Job Ref
LPPA20/08/2020
Location
Preston
Salary
£20,000 - £22,000

Pensions Administrator – 12 Month FTC
Preston, UK

About Us

Local Pensions Partnership Administration (LPPA) is an award-winning pension services business with offices across the UK. We support over 640,000 pension scheme members and their employers to understand their pension obligations, benefits and retirement options. Our work involves significant correspondence with various customer groups, the completion of pension casework which is deadline driven and responding to queries. We are currently seeking a Pensions Administrator to join our Member Services team in Preston for a 12 month fixed term contract.

Key Accountabilities

- To process and check a range of general pensions case work, including, but not restricted to benefits estimates, transfers, retirements, commutation of benefits and the combining of benefits, ensuring that service level targets and deadlines are met in respect of these areas
- To respond to member correspondence relating to the work undertaken within the Team, again ensuring that service level targets and deadlines are met in these areas
- To develop an understanding of current pensions regulation and overriding legislation, maintaining an up to date knowledge
- Liaise with customers and third parties obtaining information in respect of the work undertaken on the team

Person Specification

- Practical working experience in an office administration role. Previous experience in Pension or Financial services industry is desirable but not a necessity
- Proven ability to undertake detailed mathematical calculations accurately. Please note the interview process may include numerical assessments
- Demonstrable ability to work accurately and to deadlines
- Previous work with internal database systems is desirable, experience with processes relevant to payroll and pension administration would be beneficial
- Previous experience and high capability of using the Microsoft Office packages (e.g. Word and Excel)
- Strong communication skills with confidence to work independently when required whilst also being an effective team player

Qualifications

- 5 GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English at Grade C or above
- A recognised pension administration qualification (or working towards) would be desirable

In return, we offer:

- The salary range for this role is £20,000 - £22,000 per annum depending on experience
- We offer 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays and additional concessionary days) per annum. We operate on a 37-hour working week, with flexibility in working pattern for the right candidate
- Access to an excellent pension scheme with generous employer contributions
- We have a friendly and sociable work culture whilst providing an environment of continuous personal and professional development to support employees in reaching their full potential
- Our offices in central Preston are easily accessible by road, rail and public transport. LPPA is keen to promote a diverse workforce to maximise our ability to provide quality services to all our customers, we welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds

We have a friendly and sociable work culture whilst providing an environment of continuous personal and professional development to support employees in reaching their full potential.

LPPA is keen to promote a diverse workforce to maximise our ability to provide quality services to all our customers.

Other organisations may call this role Pensions Officer, Pensions Administration Officer, or Administrator - Pensions.

To apply for the role of Pensions Administrator, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Function
Pension Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
37 Hours per week


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