Trainee Pensions Administrator

  • Job Reference: 262750398-2
  • Date Posted: 12 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Optima Recruitment
  • Location: Winchester, Hampshire
  • Salary: £20,000 to £21,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: 21 days hol, pension, healthcare
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Trainee Pensions Administrator


Our client is a very well and long-established business operating very successfully within the Financial Sector.
A structured career pathway is available for the successful candidate that offers genuine opportunities to progress within a business that has a culture for learning.

What you will be doing:

Updating individual member's records with phone based and email contact.

Drafting letters to member's regarding benefits, personal details etc.

Dealing with general straightforward telephone enquiries and taking messages

Keep cash books, reconcile balances, and organise payment of benefits.

Maintain a work in progress list and complete work by set deadlines

Assisting in various ad-hoc admin projects

Photocopying and ensuring work is filed or archived in accordance with agreed procedures.

Calculating benefits on behalf of Policy holders

Assisting colleagues; Trainee Pensions Administrators and Pensions Administrators when required

What the company are looking for in a Trainee Pensions Administrator:

Educated to degree or A-Level standard

B Grade minimum for GCSE for Maths and English

Must be career minded and be prepared to Study to improve their knowledge.

Previous office experience is preferred but not essential.

Agree to study towards the professional qualifications within the industry QPA, PMI etc.

Reasonable mathematical background

Team player

Good communication skills

Professional attitude


Keen to learn and progress.

Additional Information:

* Based in Winchester

* £21,500

* Mon - Fri, 9:30 - 5:30

* Annual pay rises linked to your performance, experience and commitment

* Annual discretionary bonus linked to your performance and commitment

* 21 days holiday increasing 1 day per year to 26 days

* Facility to buy or sell holiday buy up to 8 days and sell up to 5 days per year

* Life assurance scheme

* Permanent health insurance scheme

* Group personal pension plan

* Free eye examinations

* Cycle to work initiative

* Professional subscription and study support where appropriate

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