Job Information Pension Officer
Job Type Full-time
Category Human Resources
Job Status
Start Publishing 14-06-2021
Stop Publishing 26-06-2021
Description
 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position within the Human Resource Management & Development Unit, at the National Land Agency.

PENSION OFFICER - (TEMPORARY)

One (1) year and five (5) Months

Job Purpose

To ensure that the Executive Agency Pension (EA) Scheme and the Government of Jamaica’s Pension (GOJ) Scheme are administered in accordance with their respective Pension Acts and Regulations.

Key Outputs

  • Agency’s Pension Schemes administered
  • Pension documents prepared and submitted
  • Information regarding pension benefits communicated

Key Responsibilities:

Management/Administrative Responsibilities

  • Assists with the administration of  the EA and GOJ Pension Schemes
  • Assists with the review and update of the human resource policies and ensures their dissemination and implementation

Technical/ Professional Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the processes relating to retirement/pension of employees for both the EA and GOJ Pension Schemes
  • Ensures that accurate information regarding the pension scheme is disseminated in a timely manner.
  • Facilitates the preparation of relevant documents for the refund of EA/GOJ Pension Benefits
  • Sets meeting dates and prepares agenda for persons who will be retiring in a timely manner
  • Advice Directors in a timely manner on the persons who are slated to proceed on retirement
  • Advise persons retiring on the relevant documentation that is necessary for submission to the relevant pension service provider for processing
  • Assists employees who are retiring to select the best pension benefits option
  • Ensures that employees are enrolled in the Executive Agency Pension plan immediately following their confirmation
  • Prepares Service Record for submission to the Ministry of Finance
  • Responds to inquiries or complaints from employees enrolled in the Agency’s Pension Schemes
  • Liaises with the pension providers to request relevant pension forms and make presentation to staff regarding any changes in pension scheme
  • Ensure that retirement benefits are paid to employees 
  • Deals with pension claims for persons separating from the Agency in a timely manner

Other Responsibilities

  • Performs other related duties assigned from time to time by the Manager – Pension, Leave and Records Management

Performance Indicators:

  • Pension documents to both the EA and GOJ Pension Schemes are accurate and submitted within the time specified
  • Service Records are completed within the guaranteed time
  • Pension related issues are resolved in a timely manner
  • Divisional Heads are advised within the specified guaranteed time

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, or equivalent qualification
  • At least three (3) years’ related working experience

Remuneration Package  :- Salary Range : $1,892,725.00- $2,032,449.00 p.a.

A letter of application accompanied by a Résumé should be submitted no later than June 25, 2021 to jobapplications@nla.gov.jm for the attention of:

The Director, Human Resource Management & Development

National Land Agency

8 Ardenne Road

Kingston 10

We appreciate all responses but only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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