Pensions Administrator

Southampton, United Kingdom
£20,675 to £24,461 per annum
23 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
06 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £20,675 to £24,461 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 06 August 2021
Interview Date:   Tuesday 17 August 2021
Reference:  1445921RR

The University of Southampton is in the top one per cent of world universities and is one of the UK’s top 20 research-intensive universities, with an international reputation for its research, teaching and enterprise activities. 

The University is seeking to appoint a full-time Pensions Administrator to join our Pensions department. This post is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, focussed person to join our busy team, which forms part of the larger Transactional hub.  

Main duties of the role include:

  • Reporting to the Team Leader you will be responsible for all aspects of the pensions administration while delivering a customer focussed and pro-active approach
  • You will perform manual calculations, and produce quotations/statements/transfer values using your excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • You will produce written correspondence to enquiries, as well as dealing with queries via the telephone 

Ideally you will have thorough knowledge of Defined Benefit scheme administration, with the ability to work with procedures and to legislative and company requirements.

You will be an excellent team player with a proven ability to work proactively.  You will be well organised and adaptable, taking a positive approach to managing a busy workload.  

Excellent communication, organisational and inter-personal skills are required as is a commitment to providing an excellent service. Along with a flexible working approach. 

Good IT skills including the Microsoft Office package are required.

As well as a generous benefits package, the University also offers staff discounted access to on campus sports, arts and culture facilities, and a wide range of discounts from national and international shops and services. 

A generous holiday allowance is offered – up to 24 days annual leave (after a qualifying period), plus 6 paid University closure days, as well as the 8 standard bank holidays.

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Kate Pounds (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 5456 or email  Please quote reference 1445921RR on all correspondence. 

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