Temporary Pensions Officer

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Temporary Pensions Officer
Contract / Temporary

Lambeth RQ589106

Posted: 8th June 2022 10:51
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  • Pay Rate:

    £17.70 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3-4 months


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What's involved with this role:

Temporary Pensions Officer 

Job Ref: RQ589106 

To administer and deliver the Council’s pension administration service and help and advise Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) members and LGPS employers including Admission Bodies   

Key Responsibilities: 


  • To administer pensions and the pensions payroll, check and provide accurate and timely information and administration services, produce statistical information and reports as required and handle all aspects of administration through the employee life cycle. 
  • To prepare pensions including pensions payroll calculations, ensuring adherence to and implementation of legislation and a variety of terms and conditions of service, national or local agreements and pension schemes.  
  • To operate a customer-focused service, dealing with all types of enquiry including correspondence, telephone and in person giving appropriate guidance or assistance. 
  • To develop, operate, monitor and maintain systems whether manual or digital. 
  • To check data received for accuracy and compliance, input variable data and carry out any necessary manual computations. 
  • To respond to and complete statutory documentation and enquiries for staff or otherwise as required. 
  • To liaise with external bodies (Contributions Agency, Inland Revenue, other Local Authorities etc.) and internal departments under the appropriate guidance and provide relevant information to Officers of Courts, liaising with solicitors and court officials as necessary 

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

  • Appropriate professional qualifications or relevant experience of working in a pension department in a customer focused organisation 
  • Knowledge of pensions administration procedures and systems 
  • Very good knowledge of the LGPS regulations and associated legislation 
  • Relevant experience of working in a Pension Administrator role in a customer focused organisation 
  • Experience of carrying out various pension benefit calculations, pensionable pay and the payment of member benefits 
  • Proficient ICT skills including Microsoft applications 
  • Proven ability to cope with conflicting and changing demands through good time management and the ability to work under pressure 


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

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Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  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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Job Ref: Lambeth RQ589106
Temporary Pensions Officer
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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