Senior Pensions Administrator (20 Month FTC), Open to flexibility

Manchester, North West England
26 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017

Senior Pensions Administrator (20 Month FTC), Open to flexibility

At Kellogg's we have a vision of enriching and delighting the world through foods and brands that matter; with the purpose of nourishing families so that they can flourish and thrive.

Our Vision and Purpose are at the heart of everything we do. Simple yet powerful, they define why we're here and where we're going - made possible by the extraordinary talent of everyone who works here. People like you. Our heritage, through the inspiration of W.K. Kellogg, continues to drive our company and keeps us committed to creating a stronger future every day, by putting people first in everything we do.

Grow with us as a Senior Pensions Administrator in our Manchester office!


  1. Providing support to the company, trustees, employees and the in-house pensions team on the UK DB, UK DC, ROI DB and ROI DC pension plans.
  2. Producing, processing and reconciling data to provide to external pension administrators, pension providers, consultants and actuaries to facilitate the ongoing admin of the pension funds and comply with pensions legislative requirements, and to facilitate the ongoing admin of insurance plans, including data on overseas assignments, long term sickness, AVCs, changes to investment requests etc
  3. Processing of queries, calculations and requests to and from external administrators, pension providers, actuaries, consultants, Global Business Services (“GBS”), and employees
  4. Monitoring of external administrators and providers response times and performance against their SLAs to ensure that issues and queries are resolved and in a timely manner
  5. Requesting, implementing and complying with legal advice on trustee matters
  6. Organisation of facilities for full Trustee Board Meetings, sub-committee meetings, assisting with the production of meeting packs
  7. Minutes taking and production, from the various Trustee and sub-committee meetings to ensure accurate record keeping and compliance with legal requirements
  8. Assistance with the production of communication material sent to all pension fund members
  9. Completion of surveys and legal submissions to the Pensions Regulator, DWP, HMRC and PLSA on behalf of the Trustees
  10. Responsible for logging all incoming queries, monitoring and responding to 2nd line pensions escalated enquiries from employees via MyHR automated HR system and from GBS, from retirees and from 3rd party administrators, pension providers and external consultants/actuaries via email, telephone or external mail
  11. Maintain all company pensions files and member data in line with Data Protection requirements
  12. Collaborate with GBS to maintain the documents on the company’s employee self-service portal to ensure all forms and documents issued to employees are the current versions.
  13. Organisation of facilities Pensions Consultative Committee meetings, Retiree Contact Group meetings – including booking rooms, organising facilities, assistant with the preparation of meeting packs


  • Strong pensions technical knowledge in both DB and DC schemes essential for the UK, and desirable for ROI
  • Previous experience of working as either a senior pensions administrator either in a third party administrators or in-house or as a junior pension consultant essential
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Advanced numeracy and analytical skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Highly organized
  • Flexible approach and strong team player
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own workload and routine processes
  • Manages priorities to deliver within agreed timescales
  • Ability to apply continuous improvement techniques
  • Previous experience of working to and managing workload against SLAs


Recruitment Process:

Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site.

Please note that the closing date may be subject to change. We will interview suitable candidates as they apply, so please don’t hesitate to take this opportunity to submit your application as soon as possible.

The Kellogg Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

Kellogg is proud to offer employees true flexibility: our people benefit from flexi-time and flexi-leave (this could mean an extra 6 days per year!), childcare vouchers through our award winning CornFlex benefits system and many other great flexible options. We are happy to talk about your flexibility needs during the recruitment process. We’re not just a flexible company, we’re a family.  

Job Function: Human Resources

Primary Location: UK-North West England-Manchester

Job Type: Professional

Closing Date: Aug 20, 2017, 9:59:00 PM

Relocation Assistance: No