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Pensions Administrator - Part Time 6 month contract

Pensions Administrator

Part – time 6 month contract

It is essential that the post holder has NHS Pensions Administration experience

Our prestigious client seeks an experienced Pensions Administrator to be part of a small but busy team – you will be responsible for the day to day administration of the HNS Pension Schemes and their alternative scheme that they operate within the organisation. You will provide a comprehensive, effective and efficient Pension Service throughout the business to both employees and sessional GP’s.

You will also provide accurate service data and information about Scheme members to the HNS Pensions or alternative Pensions on a regular timely basis or in response to an information request.

You will ensure that you uphold and promote our client’s values and ensure these are translated into working practices and service design, maintain the highest standards of conduct, represent and promote the organisation with all stakeholders, promote personal development within the team and provide high standard of service to internal customers.

Main responsibilities:-

·Necessary administration procedures for new members of staff who wish to join (or opt out of) the Pension Schemes

·Ensuring the correct scheme employee Tiered Contribution rate is applied including adjusting when appropriate such as during periods of unpaid sick leave

·Relevant changes such as personal details

·Members of staff who leave the organisation and either retire (normal, ill-health, special class status, early), defer their membership or obtain a refund (if eligible)

·Any members of staff who die within service

·Provide Scheme Members with information about the value of their current benefits by providing them with an estimate through Pensions Online (or by requesting one from NHS Pensions if this is not possible working to set timescales.

·Provide Scheme Members with information about the Scheme, their individual benefits and other basic retirement information including keeping all staff up to date of any changes to the scheme and revised Regulations

·Accurately complete the annual Year End submission with scheduled times

·Extensive liaison with the Pension Scheme Providers to seek advice so that queries and processes are dealt with both accurately and in a timely manner

·Liaise with Finance and HR colleagues to ensure appropriate information is shared so that Scheme members records are set up and maintained accurately and in a timely manner

·Keep up to date with changes in to the Schemes and revised Pensions legislation by reviewing monthly newsletters /emails from pension providers

·Ensure that appropriate levels of Pensions stationary is ordered and in stock

·May be required to assist with delegated payroll tasks as directed by the Assistant Accountant

·Promote and demonstrate best practice at all times

You will ensure that all information is handled appropriately and that confidentiality of sensitive information is maintained at all times in accordance with Data Protection and Information governance policies and procedures, thus promoting and demonstrating best practice at all times.

The successful candidate will have excellent working knowledge of all pensions regulations, in particular the NHS Pensions Scheme, have excellent written and verbal skills, able to deal confidently with managers and staff at all levels and is able to explain complex pension issues and excellent IT skills – office packages (word, excel etc) and is able to travel to our clients other sites when required.

This role is initially for a 6 months period. Please send your CV to:

Contact kimbarnes@theagency.org.uk

Job added on 27-08-2014