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Pensions Specialist (LGPS)

Red Personnel
West London, London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Planning
Contract Type
Full Time
Exciting Opportunity: Pensions Specialist (LGPS) Needed in Central London!

Join a prestigious public sector organization in the heart of London as a Pensions Specialist (LGPS). In this pivotal role, you'll spearhead the legal processes involved in onboarding new employers to the organization's pensions fund. Your expertise will be instrumental in safeguarding the pension fund against unforeseen financial liabilities through the implementation of bonds and guarantees from admitted bodies. Ensuring full compliance with pension legislation will be at the forefront of your responsibilities.

This is a compelling full-time, permanent position, offering a competitive salary of circa £45-46k per annum plus benefits. Embrace the flexibility of hybrid working, and if you're ready to take the next step, interviews are happening soon.

Key Skills Required:
  • In-depth understanding and knowledge of admission agreements and bond arrangements.
  • Proven experience collaborating with legal advisors and actuaries.
  • Robust knowledge of the LGPS and scheme regulations.
  • Strong knowledge of the obligations of employers and the Administering Authority in managing the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Proficiency in navigating the various LGPS schemes (pre-2008, 2008, and 2014) and their impact on the calculation of scheme member benefits.
  • Capability to provide training and advice to scheme employers or their agents regarding LGPS administration.
  • Understanding of calculation methods for pensionable CARE pay, whole-time equivalent pensionable pay, and pensionable pay for HMRC Annual Allowance calculations.
  • Knowledge of LGPS Discretionary Regulations for employers and their application to public sector bodies.
  • Effective communication skills to articulate LGPS regulations clearly and concisely to diverse audiences.
This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to the strategic management of pension funds.

Submit your CV now for immediate review. Interviews to take place as soon as possible

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