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Senior Pensions Administrator

Payroll and Pensions

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £32,236 to £35,211 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Thursday 10 October 2019
Closing Date:  Thursday 07 November 2019
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  070119-R-R

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Pension department in the positions of Senior Pensions Administrator which is a full-time position. You will be a qualified Pensions Administrator (QPA/CPC/DPA) qualification/equivalent or relevant experience in occupational pension schemes is essential.

You will be expected to liaise, build relationships and communicate with a wide range of University staff with the ability to explain pension options within various scenarios relevant to the appropriate scheme, providing sufficient information for colleagues to be able to make an informed decision.  You will communicate with tact and discretion on a regular basis with external colleagues and members of the schemes.

You will also be expected to become involved in any ongoing pensions implementations and investigative workshops/training necessary both internally and externally. The successful candidate will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, email, the internet and databases.

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a beautiful and vibrant campus, we provide exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and equip our students for personal and professional success. Set in the bustling town of Guildford in the heart of the southeast of England, the University is easily accessible by road and rail with great connections to London. Just a 10-minute stroll from campus, Guildford town centre is alive with bars, restaurants and cafes.

At Surrey, we prepare students for the world of work and the vast majority of our students take up Professional Training placements as a part of their degree. We’re known for our outstanding graduate employability figures, with the Higher Education Statistics Agency revealing that 93 per cent of Surrey’s 2017 graduates were in work or further education six months after they graduated. In the QS World Employability Rankings 2019, Surrey has been ranked 1st in the UK and 7th in the world for work placements and research partnerships with employers.

Surrey was recognised as an ‘outstanding’ institution when it received a prestigious Gold award in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework, which is testament to our passion for inspiring our students and preparing them for a bright future.

We offer a competitive salary and great benefits, including a very generous holiday allowance, generous pension and discounted membership at Surrey Sports Park.

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