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Corporate Governance and Compliance - Administrator

Reporting to: Lead Associate - Corporate Governance and Compliance
Team: Corporate Services
Contract type: Fixed-term for one year
Salary: From £21,200 per annum
Location: Brighton
Closing date: Tuesday 4 February 2020

Job Ref: 1740

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 a Compliance Administration Support to support the Corporate Governance and Compliance team through the provision of a comprehensive and effective administrative service in relation to all compliance activities and local continuous improvement work.


Provide administration support to the Corporate Governance and Compliance team including:

  • Business Continuity
    • proactively support the business continuity management continuous improvement programme
    • co-ordinate internal business continuity meetings and calls
    • ensure business continuity related correspondence is saved appropriately to the document management system
  • Information Management Forum (IMF)
    • co-ordinate IMF meetings
    • ensure all IMF related correspondence is saved appropriately to the document management system
  • ISO Audit Programme
    • complete all necessary documentation (eg from templates)
    • maintain the audit schedule as required
  • Corporate Governance and Compliance team
    • provide general administrative support
    • support new starters in the team
  • Co-ordinate meetings as required: coordinate times, circulate agendas, record actions and decisions and ensure these are agreed.
  • Input into the ongoing Continual Service Improvement processes underway at TPR, feeding in any observations to the Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO).
  • Provide an administrative lead role for all aspects of TPR’s ISO audit program, completing all necessary documentation (from templates) and maintaining the audit schedule as required.
  • Assist in the creation of compliance documentation for assurance activities (eg from templates). Maintain documents as required and provide system updates to ensure accurate information for MI purposes are recorded.
  • Support the team during any escalation of ‘case work’ activities (eg Freedom of Information (FOI), Data Protection Act (DPA), complaints, parliamentary ombudsman cases).
  • Data entry and records.

Essential and desirable criteria


  • Experience in an administrative role with proven excellent organisation skills.
  • Customer-focused approach with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.
  • Stakeholder management.
  • Microsoft software skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.


  • Experience of risk control and process assurance.
  • Experience of continuity management, issue resolution approaches and techniques.
  • Awareness of DPA / FOI general principles.

Person specification

  • Proactive and flexible.
  • Ability to priorities and use initiative.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Good communication skills at all levels.
  • Knowledge of governance and compliance principles and business rules.

Salary and benefits

As well as a starting salary of £21,200, 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.

TPR 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.

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