30 days holiday
Occupational health
Flexi time

Programme Manager (Pensions)

Salary £43,060 per annum
Location Agile working with London/Leeds base
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This is a Temporary, vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Please note: This vacancy is a 12 month fixed term contract starting on the 13th May 2024

About the role

As pensions programme manager, you will manage and lead the delivery of the pensions work programme within the pensions and reward team.

Our pension programme work focusses on supporting national discussions on pension reform and helping employers to communicate and implement changes in policy. We provide expert advice to employers on issues relating to pensions and reward and help employers to develop and communicate their approach to reward to support retention, attraction and staff engagement. The role will include

  • Working closely with all team members on pension and reward activities, planning and communicating effectively to support the delivery of programme objectives.
  • Overseeing the provision of meeting secretariat support to the NHS Pension Scheme – Scheme Advisory Board (SAB) to help SAB perform its role smoothly and effectively.
  • Supporting national discussions around scheme reform and pension policy.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to employers in the NHS on matters relating to reward and the NHS Pension Scheme and to national stakeholders including NHS England and DHSC.
  • Proactively engage with employers and other stakeholders to understand their views and needs and support them to develop their approach to pensions and reward.

About you

We would love to hear from you if you: 

  • Have practical experience in providing expert advice on pension related issues.
  • Experience in programme development and management.
  • Are able to demonstrate the ability to advise and influence senior stakeholders.
  • Can demonstrate effective verbal, written and presentation skills when conveying complex information to a range of audiences.

To apply

Please download the job description found at the end of this page and click apply to complete the application form. Please note we do not accept CVs.

For an informal discussion about the post and the NHS Confederation before applying please contact Helen Bogan, Head of Pensions: helen.bogan@nhsemployers.org

Application deadline: 15th February 2024 (midnight)

Interview date: TBC, expected to be w/c 26th February 2024 

The NHS Confederation is the membership organisation that brings together, supports and speaks for the whole healthcare system in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The NHS Confederation is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment for our staff. A place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of inclusive employment policies including family friendly policies and flexible working and we have range of channels to support staff from different backgrounds including our staff networks and a staff forum.

The NHS Confederation is committed to being a flexible employer. We understand the value and benefit to our employees being able to work flexibly and our agile working principles are designed to empower our people to work with optimal flexibility and minimal constraints to support a work life balance and take care of employee health and wellbeing.

You will receive an excellent benefits package, including 30 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice schemes and travel season ticket loans.

Employee assistant (counselling)

Cycle to work scheme

Mindful employer plus

Occupational health

30 days holiday

Flexi time

Season ticket loan

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