Job Title: Benefits Manager
Location: Cromer, North Norfolk
Salary: £41,846 - £46,662
Job Type: Permanent, 37 Hours per week
Closing Date: Friday 25th January 2019
Interviews: Friday 9th February 2019
The Council are seeking to appoint a forward-thinking Benefits Manager to proactively lead the Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support team.
The suitable candidate will have a broad, in-depth knowledge and understanding of the administration and processing of Housing Benefits, Council Tax Support schemes and Discretionary Housing Payment. They will take the lead on advising the Council on policy and good practice in this area and have the opportunity to shape the future delivery of this vital service.
A key requirement of the role will be to provide a strong leadership across a busy service, inspiring the team to focus on the highest levels of performance and customer service.
Applicants must be comfortable with defining and implementing changes to improve quality of service and efficiency by ensuring initiatives are implemented successfully.
Excellent communications skills are essential as well as the confidence to produce easy-to-understand documents and data for a wide range of audiences.
If you want to be part of an enthusiastic and dynamic team, with a varied and challenging workload, they would like to hear from you.
The Council is committed to equality and diversity in employment and encourages applications from all sections of the community.
They offer employees a friendly working environment, flexible working hours, a career average pension scheme and take pride in achieving Investors in People Gold standard.
North Norfolk is an attractive rural district with beautiful coastline, fantastic landscapes and big skies and within easy reach of Norwich.
Please click on the APPLY button and follow the link to the council application form.
Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Regional Employee Relations Manager, Employee Relations Manager, HR Manager, HR, Personnel, Employee Relations Consultant, HR Resolution Manager, Human Resources, Benefits Executive, ER Manager, Employee Relations Specialist, Rewards Manager, EMEA, Employee Benefits, HR Executive, HR Advisor, CIPD, Benefits Manager, Employee Rewards, Personnel Manager will also be considered for this role.