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Pensions Officer


Tyne and Wear

£9.36 Per Hour


Temporary – Full Time



Public Sector

Company Description

We are proudly representing our public sector client based in South Shields for their search for a Pensions Officer. They now have an immediate requirement to recruit for a temporary assignment to start as soon as possible until July 2019.

Job Specification

The Role

  • To work as part of a team involved in the day to day administration of the pension fund
  • Responsible for an effective service under the provisions of Local Government Pension Regulations and associated legislation
  • Calculate, process for payment, check where required and record all sums
  • Maintain records of pensionable service and contributions and administer transfer values to and from other pension providers
  • Provide an efficient administrative service
  • Deal with enquiries from scheme members, employers and other pension providers, by correspondence, e-mail or telephone
  • Sort, scan, quality control and index incoming post and completed work on the Pension Section’s electronic document management system
  • Assist in the design and provision of documentation, forms and stationery required by the Pensions Section for the efficient exercise of its function
  • Responsible for maintaining an effective information system
  • Assist in the implementation, development and support of a computer based system
  • Record, collate and prepare statistical information
  • Use initiative and be flexible in your approach to work
  • To rotate between one of five teams within the Pension Section

The Person

  •  Qualification in a business or finance related area
  •  Relevant experience of working in a finance or benefit related area
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and forward thinking approach
  • Energetic Team Player
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Committed to the principles of equal opportunities 

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