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Administrator - Corporate Governance x2

Reporting to: Lead Specialist - Corporate Governance
Team: Corporate Governance
Contract type: One permanent, one fixed-term contract for six months
Salary: From £20,523 per annum
Location: Brighton
Closing date: Friday 19 April 2019

Ref: 1499

TPR Grade: 13 - Administrator

About us

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) is responsible for protecting workplace pensions in the UK, working with employers and those running pensions to help people save safely for their retirement. We have an excellent office location in the heart of Brighton and have a diverse, lively and professional growing workforce.

We are committed to making TPR a great place to work and doing all we can to support our people to reach their full potential. Join our expanding team for the chance to be a part of the biggest change to pensions in a generation.

Role

We’re looking for administrators to support the corporate governance (CG) team through the provision of a comprehensive and effective administrative service in relation to a variety of governance activities and local continuous improvement work. We are seeking administrators to support two sub-team units within the CG team which includes the determinations panel support (DPS) and corporate governance and compliance (CGC) team.

The permanent role will support the DPS team with the co-ordination of cases referred to Determinations Panel, along with co-ordination of statutory governance activities for the Panel.

The fixed-term contact role will provide administration support to the CGC team including supporting processes within business continuity, information management and complaints handling.

These roles will also have an overall view of the whole Corporate Governance team supporting with a wide range of other administrative duties.

Responsibilities

You will:

  • create and maintain accurate records and an audit trail of decisions and actions, and ensure all related information and processes are accurate and up to date
  • provide administrative support to the full variety of corporate governance processes
  • act as key contact for internal and external stakeholders
  • facilitate room bookings, meetings, expenses, etc
  • search for continuous ways to improve processes and procedures
  • organise and administer all cases referred to the Panel and generate and co-ordinate all correspondence and notices (including meeting minutes) on behalf of the Panel from/to internal and external parties
  • support the team during any escalation of ‘case work’ activities, eg Freedom of Information, Data Protection Act, complaints, Parliamentary Ombudsman cases

Essential and desirable criteria

Essential

  • Experience of co-ordinating, prioritising and delivering a high volume of work (secretariat and/or case management background is desirable).
  • Evidence of working with a number of software applications including MS Office suite, Adobe professional, document management systems and invoicing systems.
  • Practical work experience within a regulated environment or equivalent practical experience of adhering to legislative/procedural requirements.
  • Skilled in obtaining information from, and communicating to, a variety of audiences including external parties and internal stakeholders up to Board level.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of Data Protection Act and Freedom of Information general principles.

Person specification

  • Proactive and flexible.
  • Ability to prioritise and use initiative.
  • Calm under pressure and resilient.
  • Communication skills at all levels.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Personable and a team player.

Salary and benefits

As well as a starting salary of £20,523, we offer:

  • Civil Service Pension arrangements, which are recognised as some of the best in the pensions world
  • discretionary bonus arrangements
  • access to performance-related pay progression
  • 25 days annual leave provision
  • flexible working arrangements
  • development opportunities
  • enhanced parental leave arrangements
  • a free employee assistance programme
  • an excellent office location in Brighton

How to apply

We provide an exciting, supportive and flexible working environment, and are committed to helping our people meet their full potential.

The Pensions Regulator is an inclusive employer and offers equal opportunities to all regardless of an individual’s age, disability, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. TPR welcomes applications from the BME and LGBT communities who are currently under-represented at TPR.

Candidates who declare that they have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the job will be offered an interview.

Applications will be considered on a part time and job share basis.

Please send your CV and a covering letter, with details of how your experience and skills meet our essential criteria to recruitmentteam@tpr.gov.uk.

If you have any enquiries with regards to this role or if you have a disability and wish to request a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process, please email recruitmentteam@tpr.gov.uk.