The London Borough of Newham is looking for an individual with capacity and enthusiasm to be part of its Pensions Committee (PC) to support the committee and lead on quasitrustee mentoring and development. The PC aims to keep abreast of all developments affecting the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) to help make decisions on pension fund issues.
The PC consists of mainly new members following the last local elections and is seeking support to build confidence and capacity of the committee. The Newham Fund has won a series of industry awards in the past and the PC has the ambition of continuing that track record by investing in its own training and development.
You will be required to devote some of your time to attend and contribute to quarterly committee meetings. The role will require you to act as a Continual Professional Development Coordinator to support the committee and lead on trustee mentoring and development. Ideally we require someone who has substantial experience of Chairing an LGPS pension scheme and a track record of building confidence, mentoring and motivating committee members.
You will work with the officers and advisers responsible for the pension arrangements of the Council’s pension fund to ensure the compliance with pension’s legislation and requirements imposed by the Pensions Regulator. Moreover you will play an active role in ensuring the effective governance and administration of the Fund to ensure that members of the PC receive the necessary support they require to manage a complex brief.
Want to know more?
Please contact Rakesh.Rajan@newham.gov.uk
Closing date is 21 September 2022.