Senior Pension Systems Officer

Blue Octopus
Barnsley / Hybrid Working
Salary £30,984 - £32,798
11 Jul 2022
08 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Permanent – Full Time

Here at South Yorkshire Pensions Authority, we are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our forward-thinking Pension Systems Team. We are a growing public sector organisation with a team of around 100 staff who run the workplace pension scheme, managing a Fund of over £10 billion on behalf of employing organisations, including Local Authorities and other public / not-for-profit sector bodies.

About the role:

Joining us as Senior Pension Systems Officer, you will draw on your knowledge of methods, systems, and procedures to both manage straightforward operational activity as well as provide specialist support services. Supporting the Pension Systems Manager, you will help maintain and evolve the functionality of the pensions administration database, test and implement upgrades and new installations and develop appropriate reporting and controls.

About you:

  • Educated to A level standard or able to evidence ability at equivalent level.
  • Professional business qualification to NVQ Level 4 or willingness to work towards this.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Strong administrative and analytical skills.

This role will suit someone who has sound knowledge of the ‘back office’ operation of pensions administration systems, along with an understanding of SQL or other relational databases. Experience of analysing complex data sets is essential, in addition to knowledge of administering a defined benefit pension scheme.

Employees Benefits:

We operate a flexible working policy which allows for a hybrid of home and office working, with a superb, newly refurbished office tailor-made for hybrid working, offering free staff parking. We are committed to providing a healthy work-life balance and so you will benefit from between 27 and 35 days’ annual leave depending on length of service, as well as the opportunity to join the generous Local Government salary related pension scheme. There are plenty of learning and development opportunities too, including access for all our staff to LinkedIn Learning.

Closing date: Monday 8th of August 2022