Pensions Officer

Brighton, East Sussex
£38000 - £43000 per annum
15 Jun 2022
12 Jul 2022
JN -062022-5638385
Nathan Jeffery
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Pensions Officer / Finance / Brighton / Payroll & Pensions

Client Details

A well respected Brighton employer are seeking the services of a Pensions Officer on a permanent basis.


As a Pensions Officer, you'll be in the relationship supervision team, which covers a wide range of scheme types, including defined benefit, defined contribution, public service, CDC, superfunds, and master trusts.

Your role will be to get to know the schemes in your portfolio and to identify risks and ways they can improve.

Things you can expect to be involved in daily include:

  • Systematically reviewing key areas of the schemes in your portfolio as well as responding to events as they occur - carrying out an initial assessment and summarising them with a view to how TPR should react.
  • Working with advisers to engage with the key people at a scheme, which might include attending evaluation meetings, reviewing scheme documentation or observing board meetings.
  • Making recommendations and following up on assessments or action plans to improve regulatory outcomes for the scheme within agreed timescales.

To be successful at this role you'll need to be able to build relationships, assess risk, ask for and share complex information. You'll also be thorough in analysing information, applying rules and keeping records of your assessments, case strategies, action plans.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Building strong collaborative relationships with schemes as a dedicated point of contact
  • Making informed decisions about the approach taken in influencing scheme behaviors
  • Developing timely, efficient, and effective strategies
  • Managing your own time and available resources to achieve positive outcomes
  • Collaborative working with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Using your knowledge and experience to set the tone of discussions, influencing high profile internal and external Boards and steering groups
  • Innovating and driving change, as well as getting involved with continuous improvement, projects and training
  • Carry out assessments to consider investigative activity with our Enforcement team as required


  • Experience of working effectively independently and in a team while managing a portfolio of casework (or equivalent)
  • Substantial experience of working in a financial/banking/regulatory/legal/pensions environment
  • A broad knowledge of the pensions market and underlying financial arrangements
  • Critical thinking skills and an ability to evaluate information to reach a decision
  • Excellent communication skills for managing stakeholders and building relationships

Job Offer

£38-43,000 + great benefits, please apply for a full briefing

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