Data Officer - Working for Essex
Salary: Up to £23,374 per annum
Closing date: 02 Feb 2023
Location: Chelmsford
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 10360
Role: Finance
About the role

Data Officer

Permanent, Full Time

Up to £23,374 per annum

Location: Chelmsford

Working Style: Anywhere worker


Please note there is a requirement to work in the office, County Hall, Chelmsford up to 2 days a week. 

Who are we?

The Essex Pension Fund is one of 86 pension funds which make up the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). The LGPS is the largest defined benefit pension scheme in England and Wales with a fund value of over £340billion.

On its own, our Fund looks after 174,000 Scheme Members, over 740 Employers and is valued at over £9.5billion, placing us within the top 10 LGPS funds in the country.


Here are some of the things you would you be doing?

  • Using a suite of Microsoft products, including Outlook, Teams, Word, and Excel
  • Responsible for the checking and processing of the Funds monthly data collection process
  • Ensuring data accuracy across systems to maintain compliance with data regulations
  • Assist in the engagement and training of any new or non-compliant employers within the Fund.

What are we looking for?

We love people with great attitudes; it isn’t only about having experience.

We want people who are driven and who love to learn new things, who are hard-working, take pride in their work and are team players. People who are enthusiastic, punctual, considerate and who place a high level of importance on things such as being trustworthy, approachable, flexible and friendly.

If, like us, you share these same values and behaviours, and you have the skills we’ve asked for, please apply and become part of the team.

To find out more about Essex Pension Fund and the teams who make good things happen please click here. (Link to our Microsite here)

Why Essex? Essex County Council has a location to be proud of. Our 1,300 square miles stretch from Constable Country to the Thames Estuary, from the dynamic M11 corridor to the traditional seaside resorts of Clacton and Walton. England’s oldest town, Colchester, and two of its newest – Basildon and Harlow – are right here. Along with the City of Chelmsford, the county town, they form our major population centres. It means real choice and makes Essex the ideal place for your career. Read more about us here.

Essex County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Leader. We’re committed to interview all disabled applicants who choose to apply under our Job Interview Scheme if they meet the minimum requirements of the job. Please speak to our Recruiters if you require any reasonable adjustments during the process.

We’re also committed to interview all veterans and care leavers, who meet the minimum requirements of the role for which they are applying.

What you should do next

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, we would love to hear from you. Please apply via the Working for Essex website.

As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription, and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to

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