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Administrator - Pensions Department

Ref: 76364

  • 35,000-45,000
  • 17 Jan 2022
  • Dublin (North)
  • Permanent

Administrator - Pensions

About the Company

Our client, a Dublin based university is looking to recruit an administrator for their pension department. This role will be part of a really supportive high functioning team. This is a fantastic opportunity in a progressive environment

About the Position

This role has come about due to expansion and the successful candidate will have at least two years pensions administration experience. Suitable candidate will be meticulous, have exceptional attention to detail and have a flair for numbers and data. This is a fantastic opportunity with huge potential for learning

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting all aspects of the day-to-day operation and administration of the pension schemes to ensure an efficient and effective service delivery.
  • Responsible for administering the pension schemes including:

- Assessment of new employee/returning employee data to ensure compliance

- Management of day-to-day queries via a central email system

- Family Law benefits and requirements

-  Transferring previous benefits /reckoning previous service etc.

- Administration of Annual Pensions Declaration forms

  • Supporting the roll-out of Employee Self Service facility
  • Responsibility for organisation of retirement functions, annual retiree luncheon and other related events
  • Supporting the development of appropriate systems and procedures to ensure compliance.
  • Reviewing systems, policies and procedures on an ongoing basis to deliver a quality pensions service.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including scheme members.
  • Participating in committees and pensions forums as appropriate.
  • Creating and maintaining databases and filing systems as appropriate
  • Assisting with the compilation of all reporting requirements


  • Candidates must have a minimum of two years pensions administration experience.
  • Strong IT skills with a high level of competency in MS Office applications e.g. Word and Excel. Experience of HR /Payroll systems would be an advantage.
  • Excellent attention to detail combined with an ability to communicate pension information concisely
  • Strong organisational and prioritisation skills, with the capability to manage multiple priorities with competing priorities/deadlines
  • An ability to deal with and resolve problems and escalate as appropriate
  • Excellent social skills with a proven ability to build positive relationships
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work independently, proactively and flexibly
  • Ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information.

Remuneration Package

€35,000 - €45,000

For further information on this Pensions Administrator role or other business support roles, please contact Emma Anglim on 015927851 or E-mail me or apply via the link

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