In-house Pensions Co-Ordinator

Salary: Competitive

Location: Gresham House, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin (Hybrid Working)


Apply by: 14/07/2022

In-house Pensions Co-Ordinator

Gresham House, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin (Hybrid Working)

About the role

Tesco Ireland is currently seeking to recruit an In-house Pensions Co-Ordinator To support our Pensions Manager in the delivery of high-quality administration, operational and governance in Tesco Ireland. This role will provide a valuable contribution on colleague engagement to Tesco Ireland’s Pension Schemes and ensuring an effective and accurate administration underpin to support this. This role will make a valuable difference within our fast-paced business and provide a high quality and fully compliant standard of service. Our Pension Team sits as part of the Reward and Benefits area in the People Function.

You will be responsible for

  • Work with the Pensions Manager to provide support to the administration of our pension and life assurance arrangements
  • Co-ordinating the day-to-day administration of the DB, DC and Life Assurance Plans including working with payroll, external providers and Tesco’s shared services centre in Bengaluru
  • Establish strong relationships with internal stakeholders, our offshore team and suppliers
  • Liaise with our offshore colleagues to ensure that they are processing any tasks assigned to them as per the agreed timelines
  • Assisting with preparation and review of benefit calculations
  • Supporting retirement, transfer and death claims processes across various plans
  • Assisting with any complex member queries and answering technical questions
  • Supporting the delivery of a variety of annual projects including the annual renewal of Pension and Risk benefits and any necessary interaction with the relevant life companies
  • Assisting with planning and implementing continuous improvement in our processes and procedures
  • Working with the Pensions Manager on governance activities, including preparing meeting packs, recording minutes of meetings and monitoring management information
  • Positive and proactive participation within the wider Reward and Benefits team maximising opportunities to actively promote pension as part of our benefit offering
  • Interacting with our providers, monitoring service provision and highlighting any areas for focus in a pro-active and collaborate manner
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues within and outside own function and develop and actively maintain a positive relationship across the Tesco business in Ireland
  • Adheres to all Tesco policies and guidance
  • Follows our Business Code of Conduct and always act with integrity and due diligence

You will need

  • To be a well organised, good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build strong relationships and deliver to a high-quality standard
  • Strong technical skills and understanding of how pension and life assurance schemes operate
  • Strong communication skills - written and verbal
  • Striving for continuous improvement, finding better ways of doing things
  • Dedication to putting customers and colleagues at the heart of everything you do
  • Innovation and pragmatism, examples of creative solutions that really work
  • Pensions administration experience - preferably both DB and DC experience, including working with administration systems
  • Knowledge of Pension Regulation and Revenue requirements
  • Numerate, analytical and ability to understand complex issues / legislation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Private healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Bonus Scheme*
  • Colleague Clubcard (including a 2nd card for a family member)
  • Annual leave starting at 23 days
  • Save As You Earn Scheme*

*Rules of the scheme apply

About us

Our vision at Tesco is to become every customer’s favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move.  Our core purpose is “Serving our customers, communities and planet a little better every day”.  Serving means more than a transactional relationship with our customers.  It means acting as a responsible and sustainable business for all stakeholders, for the communities we are part of, and for the planet.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Tesco where everyone truly feels able to be themselves.  At Tesco, we not only celebrate diversity, but recognise the value and opportunity it brings.  We’re committed to creating a workplace where differences are valued, and make sure that all colleagues are given the same opportunities.  We’re a big business with diverse working patterns and many business areas which means that we can find something that works for you.  Everyone is welcome at Tesco.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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