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Pensions Assistant
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF29023

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 31/05/2019

Job live date: 16/05/2019

Salary: £19,730 - £24,029 per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: Human Resources

Division: HR Operations

Hours per week: 36

Employment Basis/Type: Full-Time, Permanent

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic administrator to join the University’s Pensions Team (within the HR function) as a full time Pensions Assistant.  The ideal candidate will have a strong administrative background and will bring their excellent communication and interpersonal skills to this role, where the need to work accurately is combined with the ability to work as part of a team focussed on service delivery.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a range of pension related administrative activities involving completion of online forms, carrying out various monthly processes for scheme joiners, leavers and contributions paid, providing information to scheme members and responding to queries from University staff and the external administrators.

You will have:

  • experience of working in a busy office environment
  • excellent attention to detail enabling you to work with a high level of accuracy
  • good interpersonal skills for customer care and team working
  • competent IT skills, particularly in the use of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • the willingness and capability to learn

Previous pensions’ experience is not required (although some knowledge would be helpful) as on the job training will be provided.

Interview date 13/06/2019

Informal contact details
Contact role:Pensions Manager
Contact name:Stephanie May
Contact phone:0118 378 6191

Alternative informal contact details
Contact role:Pensions Assistant
Contact name:Amy Baatz
Contact phone:0118 378 7121

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.


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