West Yorkshire Pension Fund (WYPF) administers the Local Government Pension Scheme for over 400 employers based throughout the UK. The Fund has nearly 400,000 members and is valued over £15bn. In addition we have a shared service partnership with Lincolnshire Pension Fund, the London Boroughs of Hounslow and Barnet and a number of Fire Authorities for the administration of the Firefighters Pension Schemes. More information can be found at www.wypf.org.uk

We are a forward-thinking organisation that is continuing to introduce more automation and digital services to improve member and scheme employer engagement. We are committed to providing a pension administration service of the highest standard while developing our staff so that they can fulfil their potential.

As part of a recruitment campaign we have a number of new and vacant posts. Currently we are recruiting for highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join us in the following key roles:
Pension Fund Representative
PO1/PO2: £31,346 pa - £35,745 pa
2 x 37 hours per week
Based at Aldermanbury House

The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert, outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate. Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

As a Pension Fund Representative you will join our small team of Pension Fund Representatives who work both individually and collectively to ensure that employers and members get detailed information about the pension scheme and the best possible service from WYPF.

Our Pension Fund Representatives visit employers regularly, travelling throughout the UK, dealing with employer representatives at all levels. They regularly provide training and make presentations to employers and members, explaining complex pension scheme issues in a simple manner.

Excellent communication and presentation skills are therefore essential. You will also have a thorough, well-organised and professional approach to work, with strong individual and team work skills.

As a minimum you will also:
• have 3 years' experience of pension scheme administration with at least 1 year of Local Government Pension Scheme experience;
• experience of giving presentations or talking to large groups of people,
• hold a professional pensions qualification (IPPM, PMI) or equivalent.

In return, for all of the above positions, we can offer:

- Flexible working
- LGPS Pension
- Ongoing training and development

All of the roles are based at Aldermanbury House, Bradford City Centre however, due to the impact of COVID-19 there has been a requirement for homeworking. We are committed to flexible working to ensure there is a better work/life balance.

For further information regarding this post please contact Caroline Blackburn on 01274 434523 or email caroline.blackburn@wypf.org.uk

A Basic Disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for this post

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Closing Date: 20th September
Posted: 07/09/2021
Closes: 20th September
Based at Aldermanbury House
Job type
£31,346 pa - £35,745 pa

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