West Yorkshire Pension Fund (WYPF) administers the Local Government Pension Scheme for over 850 employers based throughout the UK.

We also 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.

The Funds have a combined membership totalling 500,000. More information on this can be found on our website at www.wypf.org.uk.

As Team Manager you will direct and manage the day to day operation of a Member Services Team, taking responsibility for a specialised pensions area, but assist with other work areas when necessary.

The Member Services Teams provide a full administration service for members and deferred members of the Local Government pension scheme.

With other Team Managers you will evaluate workloads and move staff between other work areas to achieve efficient completion of work in line with statutory deadlines and key performance indicators.
• You will provide technical support to ensure staff comply with scheme regulations, WYPF policies and procedures and other relevant legislation, to achieve effective service delivery.
• You will also have a thorough, well-organised and professional approach to work, with strong individual and team management skills.
• You will be responsible for the welfare, health and safety and discipline of staff within the team, ensuring that corporate policies and practices are adhered to.
As a minimum you will have 4 years' experience of pension scheme administration of which 3 years should be recent and relevant management, supervision and assistance of staff., and you will hold a professional pensions qualification (CIPP Foundation Degree in Pensions Administration and Management, or APSA, IPPM, PMI or equivalent).

In return, for all of the above positions, we can offer:
• Flexible working
• LGPS Pension
• Ongoing training and development
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.

A disclosure check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (Scotland) will be undertaken for this post

Could you please upload your CV along with a covering letter

For further information regarding this post please contact Kate Newton on 01274 437885 or e-mail kate.newton@wypf.org.uk or contact Grace Kitchen on 01274 434266 or email grace.kitchen@wypf.org.uk

Closing Date: 31st October 2023
Posted: 13/10/2023
Closes: 31st October 2023
Based at Aldermanbury House, Bradford City Centre
Job type
1 x 37 hours per week – available for part time
£38,296 - £41,496 pa (Pro rata for Part Time Posts)
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