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Our Interviewing Process

Here at the PPF, we pride ourselves on having a transparent and collaborative interview process. We are keen to not only understand your current skills and experiences and how they relate to the vacancy you have applied for but to take time to answer your questions and queries.

Typically our interviews are a mixture of technical and competency/values questions that help us build a picture of how you could make a contribution to the success of the PPF. For some roles we may include additional elements such as online testing, role plays or presentations but we will always ensure that you receive full guidance and support. If you are invited to attend an interview, we will send you a confirmation email with supporting documents that will assist and guide you in your preparation. Why not take a look at the sort of support that we offer by clicking on our interview process document
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The PPF is a Disability Confident Employer

If you have a disability and meet the essential criteria for this role you will be guaranteed an interview.

CV Verification and Background Checking

Due to the highly sensitive nature of our work, referencing is a key element of our recruitment process and therefore, we partner with a referencing expert – CV insights.

CV insights have a simple to use and secure portal that allows candidates to upload documents in a variety of formats. Their skilled and diligent customer service advisors will work with both you the candidate and us, the future employer to ensure that your referencing process is as smooth and as quick as possible.

As part of our referencing process we will look at a number of elements including right to work in the UK, previous work history, academic and if appropriate, professional qualifications. We also ask all candidates to participate in financial credit checks and a criminal record check. Should you have any queries or concerns about these checks, please do contact us in confidence at recruitment@ppf.gsi.gov.uk

Recruitment Portal

In order to provide a user friendly and secure recruitment portal for candidates, we partner with recruitment experts Networx. They will only share your details with us here at the PPF and never release them to a 3rd party without both our and your consent. If you have any concerns about submitting your details, please contact recruitment@ppf.gsi.gov.uk Further information about our privacy policy will be shared with you when you begin an application.

Recruitment Agencies

Our recruitment strategy here at the PPF is to direct source and hire exceptional talent for our organisation and therefore, we do not accept any unsolicited cvs from recruitment agencies.

Should we need additional support to achieve our recruitment goals, we partner with a select suite of specialist agencies. We are not currently accepting any additional agencies.

Any enquiries should only be sent to recruitment@ppf.gsi.gov.uk

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Accountant

Salary: £43,938 to £45,724

Location: Croydon

We’re looking for a Newly Qualified or Finalist Accountant to join our team on a permanent basis. This position will present itself as a broad ranging role covering all aspects of Financial Accounts and gaining good Management Accounting exposure.

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Web Engineer

Salary: £41,800 - £43,500 per annum

Location: Croydon

We’re looking for a Web Engineer to join our team. The role will give you an opportunity to support PPF’s customer facing website administration, ensuring the smooth operation of in-house and externally supported customer facing web services. You will have a strong passion for IT, supported by a degree in Computer Science or related subject, and an aptitude for problem-solving.

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Restructuring & Insolvency Senior Case Manager

Salary: £84,600 - £89,300 per annum

Location: Croydon

We're looking for a conscientious and diligent Senior Case Manager to join our team. Working in our Restructuring & Insolvency Team, this is a great opportunity for an experienced restructuring professional to join a high profile and well established team. The role will require someone who can lead complex, high profile restructuring negotiations, often involving numerous competing stakeholders. Our ideal candidate will have excellent stakeholder management skills and will work well in a team environment.

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Commercial Manager

Salary: £60,865 - £63,330

Location: Croydon

We’re currently looking for an experienced Commercial Manager to deliver value for money through the supply chain; recognising and balancing potential risk factors from sourcing, through contract management and exit.

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Investment Risk Director - Internal Only

Salary: Competitive

Location: London - Cannon Street

We have a vacancy for Investment Risk Director. If you wish to find out more about this role or would like to apply please contact Nathalie Hanmer, HR Business Partner who will advise you on the process. The PPF is proud to be registered as a Disability Confident Employer. If you have a disability and meet the essential criteria for this role you will be guaranteed an interview. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. No agencies please.

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Trainee Pensions Administrators

Salary: £19,000 per annum

Location: Croydon

We’re currently looking for trainees to join our Pensions Administration team as apprentices. At the end of this two year Level 3 apprenticeship programme you will achieve a relevant qualification and be ideally placed to continue your career within this award winning organisation.

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Senior Pension Administrator

Salary: £34,225

Location: Croydon

As a Senior Pensions Administrator you will ensure member’s needs are met by dealing with their enquiries in an efficient and friendly way.

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Actuary

Salary: £68,750 - £71,530 per annum

Location: Croydon

We’re looking for a Qualified Actuary to join our team on a permanent basis. The Actuary will support the provision of actuarial advice to PPF’s Board by carrying out a range of actuarial, quantitative finance or modelling processes.

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Part – Qualified Actuary

Salary: £41,300 - £56,600 per annum, depending on existing progress through the actuarial exams

Location: Croydon

We’re looking for an Actuary (Part-Qualified) to join our team on a permanent basis. The Actuary will support the provision of actuarial advice to PPF’s Board by carrying out or checking a range of actuarial, quantitative finance or modelling processes. Typical responsibilities include calculating results from our actuarial models, drafting appropriate technical responses using suitable methodology and understanding our complex risk framework from a financial and non-financial perspective.

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Pension Administration Business Tester

Salary: £34,318

Location: Croydon

We are looking for a Pensions Administration Business Tester to join a newly created part of the business here at Pension Protection Fund. This Newly created position is a great opportunity for an individual that has been heavily involved with Pension Administration Business Testing and is looking for position in which they can develop further within this area.

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Senior Pension Administration Business Tester

Salary: £43,244

Location: Croydon

We are looking for a Senior Pensions Administration Business Tester to lead a newly created team that are responsible for the planning, delivery and testing of new releases for the Pension Administration systems.

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Pension Administrator

Salary: £28,675

Location: Croydon

As a Pensions Administrator you will ensure member’s needs are met by dealing with their enquiries in an efficient and friendly way.

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Indexing Team Member

Salary: £20,900

Location: Croydon

We’re looking for a Indexing Team member to join our team on a permanent basis. Putting the customers at the heart of everything you do by ensuring electronic and paper post is accurately indexed to support the delivery of excellent customer service.

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Senior Project Manager x2

Salary: £62,000 - £70,000 per annum

Location: Croydon

We’re looking for two Senior Project Managers to join our team on an initial fixed-term contract basis. The Senior Project Manager will oversee and co-ordinate cross-functional initiatives to ensure that time cost and quality parameters are monitored and managed.

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Programme Support Officer x2

Salary: £28,750 - £29,900 per annum

Location: Croydon

We’re looking for two Programme Support Officers to join our team on an initial fixed-term contract basis. The Support Officers will take on all aspects of support for projects and programmes.

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Network Engineer

Salary: £70,000 per annum

Location: Croydon

Hello, we’re the Pension Protection Fund. We protect the futures of millions of people in the UK who belong to defined benefit pension schemes. Our members rely on us to look after their pensions if their employers go bust and the pension schemes cannot afford to pay what they promised. We’re looking for a Network Engineer to join our team. The Network Engineer will support PPF’s IT Transformation Strategy by acting as the Technical Lead on various agreed migration plans including the technical support of migrating systems. This is a vital position in the organisation and you will have a high degree of competency across a broad range of technologies within IT Architecture and Infrastructure. Typical responsibilities include working with technical teams to find solutions supporting the Transformation Strategy, identifying key configuration information (as well as highlighting any adjustments) and producing documentation to support projects pre and post-migration. We require an IT professional who has been involved in migrating solutions to or from managed services partners around the complete architectural stack where migrations have occurred at network, server, data or application level. Interested applicants will have an appetite for complex analysis and problem-solving and we therefore expect a good understanding in the following network areas; access control solutions (Cisco ACS, NAC, ISE), network technologies (WCS 802.11/ABGN), authentication protocols (TACACS, RADIUS) and monitoring protocols (SNMP, Netflow, JFLOW). The position provides an opportunity to greatly influence PPF’s strategic direction within the technology function to help deliver an exceptional service that is fit for purpose. We can also offer you the chance to cement existing skills as well as learn new skills in a dynamic environment within a rapidly growing financial services organisation. Sound like you? Apply now.

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Speculative Application

Salary: Competitive

Location: Croydon

Keen to join us but there isn't an appropriate vacancy currently available? Please send your details to us via the Speculative Application option and we will be in contact with you once a role becomes available.

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