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Pensions Officer

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 10 £16,517.04 - £18,119.52 per annum
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
18 hours and 30 minutes per week
Closing Date
21 July 2024

Derbyshire Pension Fund has a vacancy for a part time (18.50 hours) Pensions Officer. 

The Pension Fund team administers the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) on behalf of approximately 94,000 members and over 355 participating employers.

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated with the ability to manage their own workload and to work to deadlines. A strong background in pensions is required, with experience of working in Local Government Pension Scheme administration or a similar environment in occupational pensions. 
The role requires good technical knowledge of public sector pensions administration and the motivation and ability to drive continual improvement.
Candidates should be able to demonstrate excellent IT and communication skills and the ability to co-ordinate team activity.

The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate a professional customer focused attitude and clearly communicate technical and complex information to scheme members and employers. 

As a Pensions Officer in our team, you will have the opportunity to gain varied and rewarding managerial experience and will contribute to the governance of the Pension Fund.

The post will be based at County Hall in Matlock, however, there will be an opportunity to work flexibly. 

We believe that hard work and commitment should be rewarded, and we offer:

  • Flexible working hours
  • 27 days annual leave per year (rising to 32 after 5 years continuous service) plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Guaranteed incremental pay increases
  • Training and development opportunities to help you achieve your goals
  • The opportunity to combine working in the office with working remotely
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounts at selected leisure centres
  • Comprehensive Wellbeing Package including free eye test, physiotherapy and counselling services. 

Provisional Interview Date: week commencing 29/07/2024.

If you require any further information or for an informal chat please contact Rachel James on 01629 539250 (or email rachel.james@derbyshire.gov.uk 

Please read the job and person profile to help you complete your application. You should detail in the “Suitability for Job” section on the application form how you meet the skills and experience we are looking for.

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here