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Pensions Team Leader - Kingston Upon Thames

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: SCC/18/73685
  • Published: Thu 06/09/2018, 15:27 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 28/09/2018, 15:27 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £33,665 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Kingston upon Thames

Job Details

£33,665 per annum hour for 36 hours per week based at County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2DN. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception.

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 24 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.

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 that can offer you the chance to grow and develop your career within a forward thinking team.

Working in the Pensions team you will be responsible for leading a team with a varied workload including dealing with transfers into and out of the pension scheme and retirements.

At this level some experience of pensions administration would be ideal however what’s more important is that you enjoy working with figures and have a strong commitment to customer service. You will be expected to manage your own workload as well as checking work produced by junior members of the team.

To be shortlisted for interview for this position your application will need to clearly evidence:

  • Experience working within a customer service environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Your ability to work accurately under pressure
  • 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 this role.

Contact Details

For more information contact Clare Chambers on 020 8213 2566 or by e-mail at clare.chambers@surreycc.gov.uk.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 28 September 2018

Interview dates are to be confirmed.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: SCC/18/73685
  • Published: Thu 06/09/2018, 15:27 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 28/09/2018, 15:27 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: £33,665 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Kingston upon Thames

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