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Senior Team Leader (Benefits)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

About the role  

We are looking for an exceptional individual with strong communication and leadership skills to join our Pensions Shared Service as a Senior Team Leader - Benefits. 

As a Senior Team Leader in our Benefits Team, you will have the opportunity to build on your managerial experience. Your responsibilities will include checking work, ensuring performance indicators are maintained, advising our customers, and improving processes. This role requires good technical knowledge of the LGPS and the ability to drive continual improvement.   

We are based in Wandsworth and deliver the administration of the Local Government Pension Scheme for five London boroughs: Camden, Merton, Richmond, Waltham Forest, and Wandsworth.  

Agile working 

At Richmond and Wandsworth Councils, we care more about how you work and what you achieve, rather than where you work on any given day. Our agile working strategy actively supports and encourages a dynamic work environment and daily working experience. Agile working helps put the needs of our staff at the centre of everything we do, so if specific flexible working arrangements helps you with this, feel free to let us know.  

Your wellbeing and the flexible way in which you can work is and will remain a key priority for Richmond and Wandsworth Councils. We want you to thrive and feel empowered in your work!  


We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working including, working from home and compressed hours. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you’d like to explore. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 40 paid days (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities. 

In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. 

Indicative Recruitment Timeline 

Closing Date:  Sunday 18 February 2024

Shortlisting Date: 19 February 2024 

Interview Date:  Interviews will be held in the w/c Monday 26 February 2024.  Shortlisted applicants may be required to sit a test as part of the interview process.

Useful Information: 

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. 

We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer. 

The application process for this campaign will be anonymised. 

Important Information: 

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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