Specialist Administrator: Computations - Johannesburg, South Africa - Salt Employee Benefits

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The ability to analyze data and extract trends to ensure improvement of processes and or customer satisfaction. This could be in the form of innovative ideas as well as the task of compiling reports.

  • Reconstructions are prepared for the OPFA and attention to detail and high standard of work is required.
  • The reconstruction is used by the Adjudicator to prepare a determination which is equivalent to a court order. This is then handed down to the employer/fund/administrator/attorneys and members
  • The incumbent should have knowledge of the OPFA complaint and Determinations process as understanding the wording plays a critical role in preparing a recon.
  • The position is a B3 as it is a specialized role and requires intense investigations.
  • MUST have excel knowledge
  • Engage and list to current challenges in the team/business and use expertise to Trouble shoot issues in order to provide workable solutions
  • The ability to tackle a Problem with the intent of using expertise/capability and or experience to resolve speedily
  • Perform quality assurance based on the specialized requirements of the role.
  • Should be able to ensure strong stake holder management ito Communication i.e., feedback to clients, managing clients, responding to clients, attend to queries timeously
  • Engage in a professional manner whether it be verbal or face to face
  • Must have the ability to communicate via different communication channels
  • Ensure that the brand or image of SEB is always maintained by adhering to the values (in keeping in line with the KPI and values of the company)
  • Be a strong team player
  • Have both industry knowledge and experience
  • Ensure that the role is carried out with the relevant accuracy, attention to detail and following instructions.
  • Ensure that judgement and attention to detail is applied to the role
  • Ensure that the role is completed within required deadlines and should have the ability to organize, plan, set goals and deliver accordingly.
  • Strong interpersonal skills as cross team collaboration is required.
  • Must have the ability to innovate in the role
  • Quality of work should be thorough
  • Conscious of the abuse of company resources


Implement the culture transformation program that will enable the delivery of Salt's strategic intent and identified ideal behaviors to improve employee engagement and reduce employee turnover.

Develop a high performing team by embedding formal performance development and informal coaching. Implement talent acquisition, engagement and recognition process in line with this.


  • Preparation of Reconstructions
  • Identify the source of the complaint by identifying all parties to a complaint, and direct that the relevant information be sought from all parties
  • Accurate reconstructions and response within the stipulated timelines
  • Have good problemsolving capabilities
  • Analytical with knowledge of reconstructions
  • Record Keeping/Filing_
  • Record/track progress and output
  • Have a systematic filing system for all complaints, queries, responses and determinations issued by the PFA and other relevant Authorities
  • Reporting_
  • Provide a weekly report/update of all reconstructions to Management
  • Provide monthly reports for the relevant stakeholders
  • Be able to deal with Board of Trustees and other stakeholder enquiries
  • Time and Quality Management_
  • Meet production standards in terms of quality and quantity
  • Ensure written and verbal communication (internally and externally) is dealt with professionally and within the agreed service level agreements


Preparation of Reconstructions for the Office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator (OPFA) complaints and Determinations

Preparation of 15 reconstructions per day, 75 per week

Timeous completion of reconstructions.

Ensure that accuracy and quality is maintained

Attend to Reconstructions relating to OPFA responses/Attorney and member queries

  • Record keeping_
Recording of all reconstructions prepared for complaints and determinations for reporting purposes to EXCO and relevant stakeholders.


  • Matric
  • Excel
  • Communication (Written and Verbal)
  • Stakeholder management (CRM)
  • Industry knowledge and experience
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Working under pressure And Deadline driven
  • Organizational skills / Planning and prioritizing
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Settings goals
  • Cross team collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Management of time
  • Analysis of data
  • Judgement/Decision making
  • Innovation
  • Networking
  • Computer literacy.
  • Knowledge of other SA Laws relevant to the Retirement Fund Industry
  • 3 to 5 years' experience in the Retirement Fund Industry/Employee Benefits

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