This role has a starting salary of £34,356 per annum, based on a 36-hour working week. We are excited to be hiring a new Pensions Project Officer to join our fantastic Surrey Fire and Rescue Service.
This role supports agile and hybrid working with a minimum of three days per week at the Service's headquarters at Woodhatch Place, Reigate for collaboration and development, to say This role supports agile and hybrid working with a minimum of three days per week at the Service's headquarters at Woodhatch Place, Reigate or attending fire stations in Surrey for collaboration and development.
Rewards and Benefits
- 26 days' holiday (prorated for part time staff), rising to 28 days after 2 years' service and 30 days after 5 years' service
- Option to buy up to 10 days of additional annual leave
- An extensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support health and wellbeing
- Up to 5 days of carer's leave per year
- Paternity, adoption and dependents leave
- A generous local government salary related pension
- Lifestyle discounts including gym, travel, shopping and many more
- 2 paid volunteering days plus 1 team volunteering day per year
- Learning and development hub where you can access a wealth of resources
About the Team
Join the Surrey Fire and Rescue Service as our Pension's Project Officer and be part of a dedicated team where you can grow your career. You will be working alongside operational members of our workforce, as well as working across our Fire Stations. You will also have line management responsibility for one team member.
About the Role
At Surrey Fire and Rescue Service, our Pensions Team is currently engaged in several significant projects, two of which have sector-wide impact. As a Pension's Project Officer reporting to the Senior Pensions Advisor, you will play a vital role in the day-to-day operations of each project. Your responsibilities will include tracking progress, creating and maintaining project documentation and reports, and ensuring the successful completion of all agreed actions. The ability to understand current and upcoming legislative changes which have an impact on the Pension Sector.
Building strong relationships with our internal and external stakeholders is crucial to this role. You will lead team meetings, handle a wide range of administrative tasks, and collaborate closely with internal teams to address confidential data access queries and manage sensitive information securely.
Excellent communication skills will be key to your success in this role. You will keep pension scheme members informed through various channels, promptly responding to their inquiries, and oversee the management of the Pension Team's email inbox.
To be considered for shortlisting for this position, your application will clearly evidence the following:
- Experience of managing multiple projects simultaneously.
- Strong organisational skills and administrative ability.
- Solid numerical proficiency.
- Outstanding communication skills with a proven ability to establish strong rapport with stakeholders.
- Experience of reviewing and understand legislation.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 20/02/2024 with interviews planned for 05/03/2024 and 06/03/2024. We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.
At Surrey Fire and Rescue Service, we believe it is essential to embed our commitment to the Core Code of Ethics and particularly equality, diversity and inclusion, into every aspect of our work. This is a dual responsibility applying both to our outward facing, community-focussed activities, and to our internal responsibilities to people and volunteers.
Our vision is that everyone representing Surrey Fire and Rescue Service will be community role model.
- Putting our communities first
- Dignity and respect
- Equality, diversity and inclusion
Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:
- The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
- The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form
Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.