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Administrator - Corporate Governance and Compliance

Reporting to: Corporate Governance and Compliance
Team: Specialist - Corporate Governance and Compliance
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: From £21,200 per annum
Location: Brighton
Closing date: Thursday 12 March 2020

Job ref: 1769

TPR grade: 13

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.


We’re looking for an experienced Board or executive level administrator to provide the highest level of support to the corporate governance team. You’ll be confident at managing tools and resources to help improve the corporate governance function. You will also have a keen eye for detail and a good understanding of administrative challenges in a large and complex organisation. Your resourcefulness, communication and planning skills will help you to anticipate the support needs of the team and the wider business. 


  • Arrange Board, executive and committee meetings, draft agendas, and action manage.
  • Collate and distribute electronic and hard papers to tight deadlines including formatting, filing and regular communication with authors.
  • Manage events including selecting venues, ordering catering, setting up rooms and managing attendance.
  • Support internal and external governance reviews, maintaining and distributing logs and communications.
  • Send regular news and other communications to non-executive directors.
  • Update and improve key governance registers, documents and templates.
  • Maintain accurate statutory and best practice records and make suggestions for improving processes, documentation and tracking.
  • Ensure internal communications and calendars are kept up to date.
  • Collaborate with the Corporate Governance team to collectively solve challenges and support and cover each other.

Essential criteria

  • Experience of providing support to a team within a large organisation.
  • Experience of keeping registers, templates, guidance and training updated and communicated to the team or business through various channels.
  • Experience of managing large and complex meetings.
  • Experience of learning new software quickly.

Person specification

  • Proactive and flexible team player.
  • Ability to prioritise and use initiative.
  • Communication skills at all levels.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good humoured under pressure.

Salary and benefits

As well as a starting salary of £21,200 per annum, 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

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