Barnet Council strives to be one of the best boroughs in London with residents having an 85% satisfaction in the place and satisfaction with the council remaining over 65% during a period of austerity. They have some of the best schools with over 95% rated as good or outstanding, over 200 parks and a commitment to improving air quality by planting trees and rolling out electric charging points. Their diverse communities and active voluntary sector are celebrated and they are building housing and facilities that will benefit the whole borough. Barnet delivers services in house, through partnerships with other public bodies and private sector partners.
To continue on their ambitious journey, to be industry leaders in the sector, they are now recruiting a Pension Manager is to ensure that a high-quality pension administration service is delivered on behalf of the Council to scheme members and participating employers.
The Pension Manager will be responsible for monitoring the performance of the out-sourced pension administrator and ensuring that the Council is complying with the regulations and policies of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), and ensuring compliance with regulations and best practice.
Key responsibilities will include drafting and maintaining key statutory policy documents, frameworks and agreements; monitoring and reporting compliance with the regulatory framework and liaising with key external statutory entities. The post-holder will also be responsible for developing appropriate Key Performance Indicators and other measures to demonstrate service effectiveness, and regularly monitoring performance against these.
To be suitable for the role you need to be a customer focused pension’s professional, with extensive experience of delivering high quality pension administration services to scheme members and working with trustees, ideally in a LGPS environment. Membership of the Pensions Management Institute (or equivalent) is an advantage. . Proven experience of establishing positive relationships with a range of stakeholders and the ability to influence and challenge are essential.
If you want to have an impact on the lives of numerous local residents and work for an organisation with ambitious plans, a focus on growing and supporting their staff and a flexible environment then Barnet is the place for you.
For more information on the role and Barnet Council please refer to https://allenlanerecruitment.wixsite.com/barnet. For an informal discussion regarding the position please contact Will Ryan at Allen Lane on 020 3031 9635.
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to email@example.com by Wednesday, 5th August. The cover letter should be no more then 2 pages and should include why you are interested in the position and why you believe you are suitable.
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