Temporary Pensions Admin Officer – Employer Team

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Temporary Pensions Admin Officer – Employer Team
Contract / Temporary

Dorset 5194823

Posted: 23rd June 2022 05:52
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  • Pay Rate:

    £9.99 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is assumed to be for a minimum of 4 weeks


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Temporary Pensions Admin Officer – Employer Team

Reference no: Dorset 5194823

Hybrid Role

The candidate will initially be in the office for training, some of the tasks require printing of documents, therefore the team members go in one day a week on a rota basis

This post is required to assist the DC Employer Team Manager to ensure that a responsive, efficient, innovative service is provided to the Pensions Team.

Specifics include:

  • To maintain an up to date knowledge of the LGPS scheme legislations relating to pay, contributions and absence
  • Accurate calculation of final pay and CARE Scheme pay in accordance with LGPS legislation
  • Preparation of Detail of Termination forms for all leavers of the Council
  • Completion of estimate request and pre-retirement forms for the council and other employers who use the DC payroll system
  • Provide retirement estimates for Teachers Premature Retirement
  • Calculation and adjustment of DC Injury cases
  • Assist in the investigation and resolution of queries advising employees, managers and external customers of the outcome
  • Process applications for the payment of Additional Pension Contributions
  • Initiate ill-health Tier 3 reviews and liaise with DC Occupational Health Section
  • Ensure accurate provision of information to the Fund Actuary for DC Academy conversions

Such other duties, commensurate with the grade of the post as may be required from time to time by the Pensions Benefits Manager.


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Qualifications:
    1. Educated to GCSE level (5 grades A-C) or equivalent including Mathematics and English
    2. European Computer Driving Licence
  2. Knowledge & Experience:
    1. Experience of administering public or private sector pension schemes
    2. Experience of computerised pensions administration, workflow and payroll systems
    3. Experience of a range of terms and conditions of employment, legislation and associated policies
    4. Working knowledge of public or private sector pension schemes
    5. Understanding of Data Protection Regulations
    6. Accurate calculation of Final pay and Care pay for the use in estimates, leavers and retirements
    7. Understanding of a range of terms and conditions of employment, legislation and associated policies relevant to the role
  3. Skills & Abilities:
    1. Excellent inter-personal & communication skills
    2. Ability to interpret and explain complex legislation in simple terms and incorporate into working practices
    3. Ability to confidently collaborate and network with Pension Team colleagues and DC Payroll Colleagues to share ideas and improve working practices
  4. ICT Skills:
    1. Use of ICT office systems or similar understanding of the importance of accurate record keeping in Pensions service delivery and the associated legislative framework
    2. Basic knowledge of payroll processes and in particular use of the SAP system


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Temporary Pensions Admin Officer – Employer Team
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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