Pensions Officer
Brent Civic Centre

Vacancy Reference: SLOT-003024

Location: Brent Civic Centre

Closing Date: 10/03/2024

Salary: £39,364 - £41,808 P.A. Inc. London Weighting

Employment Type: Permanent, full-time

Department: Finance

Hours Per Week: 36

An Exciting Opportunity

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community, so it is an exciting time to join us.

The post

The pension team has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic pensions professional reporting to the pensions manager. 

You will be a key member of a team delivering an efficient and effective service that is fully compliant with all statutory requirements and financial regulations. 

You will be part of a team that provides a positive customer focused pension service for scheme members and employers and your contribution will ensure that complex case work is dealt with in a timely, accurate and professional manner.

The person

You will have a substantial knowledge of the local government and teachers’ pension schemes’ processes and regulations, a good understanding of social security and data protection legislation, and significant experience of pensions administration, payroll or similar database systems.

You will be a well organised person with good problem-solving skills, able to work effectively on your own initiative and a team player with strong inter-personal skills.

Why Brent?

  • Fantastic award-winning modern working environment
  • Competitive salaries
  • Up to 33 days annual leave, dependent on service
  • 6 minutes from London underground
  • Flexible working
  • Excellent pension scheme (LGPS)

To apply, please complete the online application form and explain how you meet the selection criteria.

Closing Date: 10 March 2024 (23:59)

Application Information

Please use the following link to apply: Pensions Officer - London Borough of Brent Careers ( 

If you are interested in applying for this job, please provide a supporting statement as part of your application that clearly shows how you meet the criteria on the Person Specification. We will accept a CV in support of your application, however, you should still provide a supporting statement.

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

The information we collect from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas and your data protection rights, can be found here.

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including “non-visible” disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on


This vacancy is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.