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Our client, an extra-ministerial department set-up to oversee the management of pensions for “pensioners not transiting to the Defined Contributory Scheme” has recently received the mandate to carry out its functions as stipulated by the PRA 2004. The Organisation now seeks to recruit self driven, experienced and motivated individuals to fill selected positions. The client seeks to fill the following key positions:
Director, Pension Department (DPD – PFA012)
This role is primarily responsible for overseeing the administration of the Defined Benefit Scheme for a particular category of pensioners.
The Job Holder would report to the Executive Secretary and has oversight of the Pensions division.
Duties & Responsibilities
§ Ensure alignment with approved work plans and programs whilst providing guidance, leadership and strategic direction in the day-to-day activities of the department.
§ Establish and implement adequate controls to mitigate erroneous, delayed, inaccurate and fraudulent payments to pensioners
§ Ensure prompt payment of pension for all pensioners under the Defined Benefit Pension Scheme.
§ Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, and ethical requirements.
§ Develop and implement the Agency’s strategy, objectives, work plans and ensure alignment with its approved goals.
§ Provide support in resolving all complaints of pensioners under the Defined Benefit Pension Scheme.
§ Ensure that pensioners records are accurately maintained.
§ Serve as a liaison with the relevant bodies / Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
§ A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or any other Social Science discipline.
§ A Post graduate / relevant professional qualification will be an added advantage.
§ A minimum of 18 years work experience of which at least 3 years should have been in a management position
Key Competency Requirements
§ A good knowledge of the regulations and legislations governing pensions.
§ A good understanding and historical knowledge of the basis for benefit calculations.
§ Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal
Qualified and Interested persons should send Applications to: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org stating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable, and addressing the person specifications highlighted above. The suitability statement should not exceed a page and must appear on the first page of the CV, which must be saved in Microsoft Word and as applicant's full name. The subject of the mail should be the job position and code being applied for.
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