Pensions Administrator Apprenticeship Opt Corporation Ltd

Reporting to the Client Services Manager, your key duties will be to assist the administration team to ensure smooth running of the department. You will develop in-depth knowledge of automatic enrolment, pensions and administration functions.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 9-5.30 Friday 9-5 (20% training to be provided within these hours) 42 hours per week with 1 hour (unpaid) for lunch each day

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Performing various administration tasks including:

  • Logging and scanning all incoming and outgoing post which will include ad-hoc tasks as well as large campaigns such as mail merges.
  • Sending email and postal mail merges.
  • Assisting with recording emails.
  • Stationary orders including stocktaking.
  • Printing and posting documents which includes franking and taking post to the post office.
  • Ensuring communal areas are stocked and maintained.
  • Sending emails.
  • Running automatic enrolment assessments using in house software.
  • Filing.
  • Receiving and handling incoming and outgoing telephone queries.
  • Updating in-house databases and systems.
  • Returning original documentation and certificates to members.
  • Amending of, and with experience developing in checking non-financial work e.g. change of address and nomination of beneficiary details.
  • Assisting with project related work such as mail shots to members.
  • Working closely with other departments/teams both internal and external to the Company i.e. clients, advisors, investment team etc.
  • Due to the changing nature of the business, the apprentice may from time to time be required to undertake other activities of a similar nature that fall within their capabilities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks.
  • An active listener and able to follow through on instructions given.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail is required in order perform both numerical and written duties.
  • Good oral & written communication skills.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Able to recognise the need for a customer focused approach to delivery both in terms of quality and exceeding customer expectations.

Personal qualities

  • Willingness to learn.
  • Able to follow instructions.
  • Flexible approach to work pressures.
  • Developing technical automatic enrolment knowledge.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: to be able to form successful professional relationships both internally and externally.

Qualifications required

  • Ideally GCSE, or equivalent, Maths & English Language grades A*-C.

Future prospects

Potential to be offered a permanent role upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

You may have to complete college work in your own time.

About the employer

Small Automatic Enrolment Pension provider based in Essex.


Opt Corporation Ltd



Bakehouse Court, High Street

Saffron Walden

CB10 1AT

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Training provider

  • You should achieve a Level 2 in Business Administration.
  • Training on ‘in-house’ systems to be delivered in-house.
  • Business Admin course delivered by CRC (Attendance at CRC required).
  • Training on Automatic Enrolment and basic pension knowledge including running assessments provided in house.
  • Functional Skills (if required).
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.
  • Employers Rights and Resonsibiities.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cambridge Regional College


Camila Golding 01223 226322

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017