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Senior Pensions Officer

  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: RES-001304
  • Published: Tue 30/04/2024, 10:48 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/05/2024, 10:48 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £35,577 - £36,567
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Enfield

Senior Pensions Officer
Full Time - We welcome applications for part time working.
Permanent contract
£35,577 - £36,567 pa pro rata
The Enfield Pension Team is recruiting for a Senior Pensions Officer to provide a day-to-day admin service in accordance with the Local Government Pension Fund (LGPS) Regulations.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a small and friendly team to help build upon our high level of service delivery. We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic professional with a background in pensions, particularly LGPS who share’s our commitment to provide excellent, professional customer services. 
Enfield Council is a modern and rapidly progressing council, and this post is a fantastic opportunity for those who have experience in the pension field to use those skills to help drive the Pension Team forward.   
About you, if you can plan and meet deadlines whilst being accurate and working as a team player, are technically literate, able to communicate clearly and simplify sometimes quite complex pensions information, then we would love to hear from you.
We are looking for someone who’s ambitious, flexible, and proactive, with an eye for detail. If this is you, please contact us.  More information can be found in the job description.
We support training opportunities to ensure you have all the tools you need and operate flexible working patterns.
Key responsibilities:

- Calculation of retirement benefits, including redundancy, flexible retirement, ill health.  
- Transfer of pension benefits, either to or from the Enfield Pension Fund and including internal aggregation of benefits for members.
- Responding and resolving member queries in a clear, sensitive and timely manner.
- Ensuring continual professional development including awareness of regulation changes.  

Candidate requirements:

- Experience working within a finance related role within a local authority or other large public sector organisation.
- Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, both in writing and verbally
- Excellent IT skills
- Excellent attention to detail
- Exceptional customer services skills
- Pro-active, able to plan effectively and meet deadlines.
- Team player  

We welcome applications for part time working.
Contact Details – 
If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Tim O’Connor, Pensions Manager on 0208 379 8905 for an informal discussion.
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Farida Uddin on 0208 132 1027 or email  farida.uddin@enfield.gov.uk
We do not see your name or title when shortlisting your application. This is one of many initiatives to build a more talented and diverse workforce. However, if you put your name on your CV or Statement it will be visible to us. For this reason, we ask that you do not include your name on these documents.
Please note it is your responses to the Essential/Desirable criteria, as detailed in the Job Description and Person Specification which is available on the job advert, that will determine if you are shortlisted for an interview, therefore we encourage you to always address the essential and desirable criteria in your application/CV.
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council:

- An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
- Up to 32 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- A blend of remote and office based working for most roles. 
- Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods. 
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
- 1 month paid sabbatical for Children’s Social Workers 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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  • Employer: London Borough of Enfield
  • Reference: RES-001304
  • Published: Tue 30/04/2024, 10:48 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/05/2024, 10:48 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £35,577 - £36,567
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Enfield

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