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Senior Pensions Programme Manager

Role Responsibility

Kent County Council (KCC) is looking for a KR13 Senior Pensions Programme Manager, to work within the Pensions & Treasury Service of KCC Finance Division. Please note that the primary location of the role is Invicta House, Maidstone, with the possibility of office working in Maidstone and home working. The position is permanent, full time (37 hours per week).  The role has been created due to the increased demand arising from internal improvement projects and external regulatory changes and will be part of the Leadership team for the service.  

This exciting role involves managing the delivery of regulatory and business change. The post holder will be responsible for pro-actively identifying and delivering efficiencies within the Pensions and Treasury service in line with the Fund’s vision and overall objectives.

The post holder will be required to have a qualification and/or suitable experience in project/programme management. The post holder will be required to have proactive business management skills, be an excellent communicator and have the ability to build on concepts and principles. For full details, please see attached job description.

We politely request that all applicants state their interest, skills and experience for this role (relevant to the job description) in the ‘Reason for Applying’ section of their online application form.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

The closing date for applications is 18 December 2022. Please be aware that should a high number of suitable applications be received, the closing date made be changed to an earlier date. We therefore strongly advise all interested applicants to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Interviews to be undertaken early January 2023. Shortlisted candidates may be asked to prepare a short presentation on the day of their interview to demonstrate their suitability for the role. Full details to be given to shortlisted candidates in advance of their interview.

As part of the interview process for this role you may be required to complete additional testing.

Contact Details

For more information about the role, please contact Nick Buckland (Head of Pensions & Treasury) at or Clare Chambers (Pensions Manager) at

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.


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