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Organisational Development Administrator

Reporting to: Learning and Development Manager
Team: HR
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: From £21,200 per annum
Location: Brighton
Closing date: Sunday 14 June 2020

Job ref: 1881

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 individual who thrives of liaising, co-ordinating and delivering administration support to a high standard.

This role is also a support to the wider Organisational Development (OD) team and will provide administrative support throughout all stages of the organisational development cycle but with the specific focus on TPR’s learning and development administration function.

The OD Administrator role is critical to the processing of training requests that come through to the team and the proactive coordination and evaluation of Learning and Development (L&D) programmes. This role involves delivering excellent customer service, whilst dealing with high volume requests in a fast-paced environment.


  • Responsible for the excellent administrative support and customer service.
  • Maintain and update the blended learning curriculum for all employees via the Learning Hub.
  • Support the procurement processes by managing the administration of single tender action (STA), business cases and tenders.
  • Support the L&D Manager to enable delivery of internal training activities.
  • Create training handouts, presentations, user guides and materials that are needed to support delivery.
  • Manage small projects within the wider OD and Human Resources (HR) team.

Essential and desirable criteria

  • Maintain clear communication channels for the L&D team, managing LMS updates, communications with external suppliers and coordination and confirmation of dates and venues for training.
  • Independently manage the training request process, bringing items for approval once the application criteria are met.
  • Identify and lead on process change and efficiencies to ensure that service delivery to the organisation is of a high standard.
  • Manage relationships with suppliers and ensure that all supplier on-boarding to completed
  • Monthly and quarterly reporting on the performance of L&D programmes to highlight trends and impacts

Person specification

  • Ability to prioritise and use initiative.
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Communication skills at all levels.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

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.

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 quoting ref 1881.

All interviews will be conducted by Skype due to COVID-19 government guidelines.

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