About us

SAUL Trustee Company (STC) provides administration services for the Superannuation Arrangements of the University of London (SAUL) – a pension scheme with over 55,000 members across 49 employers in the higher education sector. At STC, we are responsible for:

• collecting the money members and employers pay into SAUL
• managing where that money is invested
• making sure we pay the right pension to the right person at the right time

Salary: Between £25,000- £30,000 depending on skills and experience

About the role

We are looking to fill a permanent position for a Benefits Technician, reporting to the Assistant Administration Manager.

The role provides a full benefits administration service in accordance with Scheme Rules as well as planning and organising the work to meet agreed deadlines and service standards. Also, you will be working alongside the Senior Benefits Technicians and the Trainees to facilitate the smooth running of the team with minimum supervision.

What you will get from us

• Working from home at the moment but with a return to the office later in the year and the option of hybrid working after that
• A salary between £25k - £30k (depending on relevant knowledge, skills and experience)
• Flexi time with the ability to generate additional leave
• A defined benefit pension scheme
• Season ticket loan (on completion of probation)
• Private Medical Insurance
• Company funded staff events, in the summer and at Christmas
• 26 days holiday entitlement, includes Christmas closure
• Dress-down Fridays
• A pleasant working environment in our offices in central London
• Friendly and supportive company culture

About you

To be considered for this role you need:

• Relevant degree or equivalent qualification or equivalent experience
• At least 2 years of relevant administration experience
• Competent knowledge of The Pension Regulator
• Understanding of relevant legislation
• Experience of assessing and responding to non-routine work situations
• Desirable detailed knowledge and understanding of DB pensions administration calculations, processes, and systems
• To have excellent written and oral communication skills
• To be able to work to deadlines and be proactive.
• Excellent attention to detail
• Positive attitude to change

Please download the job description for further details about the role.

To know what we offer check our website.

If you would like to apply, please send your CV along with a signed Privacy Notice to Stefania Sorgi at ssorgi@saul.org.uk
Posted: 27/01/2022
Job type
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