Part time Pensions Administrator

Plymouth, England
£22737.0 - £23893.0 per annum + up to £23,893 pro rata
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Part Time / Job share
HR Jobs Level
Specialist Area
CIPD Membership
Non CIPD member

Job Details

Your new company
Working for a large schools trust in the Plymouth area.
The role is part time 16 hours per week, and this can be worked over 2 days or split throughout the week. They are very flexible.
The position is also term time only plus 3 weeks in the summer holidays. Totalling 42 weeks per year.
The salary is £22,737 - £23,893 Pro rota on the full-time equivalent pay.
The role is also remote, but you can go into the school which is based in Plymouth - you must live in travelling distance to Plymouth due to training required for the role.
Please do not apply if you do not live in Devon/ Cornwall or Somerset as this is too far distance wise.

Your new role
To undertake the administration related to all pension schemes operated by the schools trust. Working within the HR and Payroll team to address staff queries and complete monthly administration and returns to the appropriate pension provider.
- To provide a pensions administrative service, processing all joiners, leavers, and in-service pension changes for individuals in relation to the different pension schemes operated by the Trust
- In conjunction with the HR & Payroll administrator ensure accurate employee pension records on the Payroll system are maintained. Including actioning pension opt-outs, etc
- To conduct appropriate pension calculations as and when required, including pension costs, salary re-banding and intra-scheme calculations in accordance with scheme rules. * To calculate and report on Assumed Pensionable Pay in cases of reduced pay maternity and sickness. 6 * Inform pension funds on periods of unpaid leave, maternity leave and strike breaks.
- In conjunction with the HR Manager and payroll team, ensure our obligations under pension auto re-enrolment are fully met.
- To support the HR, payroll and procurement teams from a pension perspective
- Support both scheme members and employers through responding to enquiries and provision of information
- To monitor and action emails received in the central pension mailbox.
- To provide support to the wider HR and Payroll team as and when required. This may include supporting with monthly payroll checks, supporting with project work and supporting with day to day input in peak periods.

What you\'ll need to succeed
- Educated to A level or equivalent (NVQ Level 3) or equivalent.
- Experience of working in a pension role/team with a working knowledge of defined benefit schemes.
- Excellent organisational and prioritising skills demonstrating the ability to adapt to changing needs and, respond flexibly.
- Competent and adaptable in utilising technology to maximise service impact.
- Use of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook to a competent level.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to produce high quality, accurate and timely documents, reports and communications.
- Excellent numerical and analytical skills, including complex calculations.

What you\'ll get in return
All school holidays off (except 3 weeks in summer)
Pension contribution
Remote working
Free parking on site if attending school
Part-time flexible hours.
Other additional benefits.

What you need to do now
If you\'re interested in this role, click \'apply now\' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn\'t quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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