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Benefits Manager

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  • Salary:

    £19.67 - £20.65 per hour

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Benefits Manager to join our clients offices based in Atherstone on a temporary contract basis for 6 months with the possibility of an extension.

As the Benefits Manager, your main duties will include:

  • Be committed to the Council's Vision and carry out work within the spirit and intention of its core values.
  • An understanding and awareness of the concept of "Making Every Contact Count" (MECC), attending training where necessary.
  • To be responsible for the production of the Benefit Section service business plans, and to assist with the production of the Finance and Procurement service and business plans.
  • To be responsible for delivering and reviewing service standards, quality and performance targets for the service in accordance with the Council's Statement of Purpose and Principles.
  • To manage, develop, monitor and appraise those officers for whom you have direct responsibility and to ensure that all employees within the Benefits Section are treated likewise.
  • To foster a creative and open environment within the Benefits service where employees feel supported, involved and consulted.
  • To represent the Unit and/or Benefits Section (as appropriate) at meetings and in other fora, creating and maintaining links with relevant outside organisations and presenting a positive external image of both Councils

To be successful for this Benefits Manager post you will need to have:

  • Previous experience of working at senior management level in a busy Benefits Service with proven experience of being a key player in a programme of cultural change.
  • Experience in the leadership of a multi-disciplinary team demonstrating excellent communication, management and Interpersonal skills.
  • A strong track record in performance management and the
  • Meeting of targets.
  • Proven track record in management experience, incorporating successful management of people and resources in a climate of legislative and organisational change.
  • Experience of producing reports on complex issues and responding quickly to new initiatives within tight deadlines.
  • Experience on producing Returns, (Subsidy, DHP)
  • Current Civica OpenRevs Experience

Start Date-


Working Hours-

37 Hours per week

Monday - Friday

Pay Rate-

£19.67 p/h

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