The University of Southampton is in the top one per cent of world universities and is one of the UK’s top 20 research-intensive universities, with an international reputation for its research, teaching and enterprise activities.

The Pensions team are looking for a Senior Pensions Administrator to join the Transactions Department. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, focused individual to join the new Transactions Hub, building business partnerships across the department and contributing to the development of new processes.

The Role
Provide professional services to a diverse customer base -all internal and external members and clients, attending relevant meetings.
Peer review manual calculations associated with DB schemes, authorise payments, reconcile calculations and provide guidance, support and appraisal of the team’s work .
Assist the Pensions Administration Manager with workflow management and coordinating the operational day-to-day processes.
Maintain comprehensive knowledge of pension rules and legislation, guiding team training and maximising efficiency of pension procedures and processes.
About You

Ideally you will have experience in DB/DC and CARE pension arrangements, with the ability to work to current legislative and company requirements.

You will be an excellent team player with a proven ability to work proactively.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated and can prioritise their work to meet deadlines in a busy environment, adopting a flexible working approach.

Effective communication, organisational and inter-personal skills, IT and customer service skills are essential to the role.

What we can offer you
As well as additional benefits that will make your life easier, such as a generous holiday allowance of 30 days plus bank holidays and six additional university closure days, we will support your long-term future too, with access to a pension scheme, subsidised health and fitness facilities, and a range of discounts.

We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture at the University and creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work. Our flexible working practices, including a hybrid working model, where employees can split their working time between the office and home, support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our institution as well as our people.

We believe equality and diversity are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a vibrant, proud, and successful organisation. A diverse workforce, with people from different racial, educational, and social backgrounds and a range of ages, opens a wealth of possibilities for Southampton.

Application Procedure
The application deadline is midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need assistance, call Recruitment on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Quote the advert reference 2168623RR on all correspondence.

Closing Date: Monday 13 March 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Posted: 15/02/2023
Closes: Monday 13 March 2023
Highfield Campus
Job type
Full Time Permanent
£27,929 to £32,348 Per annum
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