Subject to the ongoing, national situation it is essential that we continue recruiting safely and fairly. As such, it may be the case that this advert’s closing date and interview date may change at short notice. If this is the case and you have started but not completed an application, we will email you the new closing date so that you do not miss the opportunity to submit your application.
About the role
Orbis is a public sector organisation like no other, it’s a partnership between Surrey, East Sussex County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council, with expertise, innovation, and customer-focus at the heart of what we do.
Although we’re part of the public sector, we bring a unique commercial focus to our pensions administration work, ensuring we provide best value for all our local authority partners. Right now, we administer schemes with 250,000 members across East Sussex and Surrey. We’re also making history by working in partnership with four London boroughs. We are developing new member and employer portals, and actively pursuing innovative ways of using technology to provide the best possible service to our scheme members.
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team. This is a truly unique opportunity to join a ground-breaking organisation.
As a Pensions Officer you will be responsible for a varied workload; including dealing with transfers into and out of the pension scheme and retirements.
We require you to have experience in pensions, especially the Local Government Pension Scheme, enjoy working with figures and have a strong commitment to customer service. You will have excellent IT skills and could be given projects to work on in connection with our computerised pension administration system.
To be shortlisted for interview for this position your application will need to clearly evidence:
- Pensions administration experience
- Experience within a customer service environment
- IT skills
- 5 GCSE including maths and English or equivalent
In this role you will enjoy the challenge of working in a busy team, have the ability to work flexibly and be able to prioritise workloads to meet challenging deadlines.
For our part we will provide staff with an open environment where they feel confident about raising ideas and taking part in shaping our culture and celebrating our success.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.
For an informal discussion contact Thomas Elsam on 07870 544244 or by e-mail at Thomas.Elsam@surreycc.gov.uk. We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 07/06/2020.
Interviews may be required to happen virtually using MS Teams, Zoom etc.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
Our values are what support our vision, shape the culture and are crucial in delivering our corporate strategy.