Do you want to join the Pensions Board?

Publication date: 06/08/2021 12:27:15

The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is one of the largest defined benefit (DB) schemes in the world and is the largest DB scheme in England and Wales, with 15,700 employers, 5.9m members and assets of £291bn. There are 89 funds and each provides regional administration of the LGPS for its members and participating employers.

Shropshire County Pension Fund looks after the LGPS in Shropshire on behalf of 47,314 members and over 148 employers. Shropshire Council is the administering authority and has ultimate responsibility for the administration and governance of the scheme.

Pensions Board was established in 2015. The role of the Pensions Board is to support the administering authority to fulfil their responsibilities and secure compliance with any requirements imposed by the Pensions Regulator. The Pensions Board is made up of scheme member and scheme employer representatives. 

A vacancy has arisen for a scheme employer representative

The vacancy is a chance for you to be involved in the administration and governance of the LGPS and represent your employers who participate in the fund.

To apply to represent scheme employers, please fill in the application form. Once you've done this, the form should be emailed to pensions@shropshire.gov.uk by 5pm on Friday 3 September 2021.

The person specification and the terms of reference should be used when filling in the application form, as the capacity and skills to meet the requirements outlined in these documents will form part of the selection criteria.

Applicant must be available to attend the next Pensions Board meeting on Friday 15 October 2021.

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