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Pensions Officer
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/853/4828
  • Published: Mon 07/10/2019, 14:40 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 05/11/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,099 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: County Hall, Penryhn Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2DN., Surrey

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Pensions Officer


£27,099 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Surrey County Council, County Hall, 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.

As a Pensions Officer you will be responsible for a varied workload dealing with transfers into and out of the pension scheme and retirements.

We require you to have experience in pensions, especially the Local Government Pension Scheme, enjoy working with figures and have a strong commitment to customer service. You will have excellent IT skills and could be given projects to work on in connection with our computerised pension administration system.

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

  • Pensions administration experience
  • Experience within a customer service environment
  • 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 profiles for each role.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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For an informal discussion contact Clare Chambers by email at

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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 5 November 2019.