Chief People Officer

Career opportunities

Who is USS?

USS is the trustee company that is responsible for administering the scheme. The role of the trustee company is to:

  • administer the scheme;
  • collect all contributions due from employers and members;
  • to invest monies due from the fund in investments authorised by the rules;
  • to pay benefits to its members.

Mission and values

To be the pensions service of choice for the higher education sector for the long term.

Working for USS

We realise the importance of people and the contribution they make to our success - it is important we invest in our people. Our vision therefore is simple: we want to recruit the best possible people and actively nurture and develop their talents.

At both our Liverpool head office and our London office, we provide a professional and friendly environment, where all employees are made to feel welcome from the day they start - our workplace is one where employees feel part of a family.

We firmly believe that all our employees should be motivated and possess the skills necessary to be effective in their role, and we provide a platform where there are opportunities to develop and grow. Excellent training and support is provided and you will be given regular feedback and advice in an environment where you are encouraged to develop to your full potential.

As well as providing a friendly working environment, we also offer the following benefits to our employees:

  • Competitive salaries;
  • Competitive holiday entitlement;
  • Good quality pension arrangement;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Personal development scheme;
  • Interest free loans;
  • Childcare vouchers.

Equal opportunities

Universities Superannuation Scheme Ltd is committed to the fair treatment of all its staff, office holders and applicants for positions in the company. We strive to ensure that no individual or group is treated more or less favourably than others on grounds of ethnic origin, nationality, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, marital status or other inappropriate grounds.

What our employees say?

Recently appointed employees describe how they feel working for USS:

"I am really enjoying my time working for USS, I feel it is an excellent company to work for with great opportunities and benefits with a relaxed atmosphere".

"The support provided during your induction is very good and the fact that it continues after the initial training/induction is fantastic. There is a great atmosphere in the company which makes settling in so much easier".

Current vacancies

Liverpool Vacancies

No current vacancies

London Vacancies

No current vacancies

Last updated: 15/03/2017