Reward SMCR Manager

Location Manchester
Discipline: Retail Banking
Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 007142
Published: 13 days ago

Reward SMCR Manager

Salary up to 55k plus car allowance

Monday – Friday

35 hours

Remote/Manchester office location


The Co-operative Bank are longstanding advocates of hybrid and flexible working. During the pandemic our colleagues are working from home fully supported by our bank. As we look to the future, we will continue to offer remote working in roles that allow with the option to spend 1-2 days per week in the office where desired


2021 is an exciting time to join The Co-operative Bank and our vibrant People and Reward team. The purpose of this role is to support the Head of Reward to manage the delivery of senior leader remuneration requirements and strategy.


As part of this role you will have a chance to design initiatives, align resource and own project delivery, supporting our organisational strategy and regulatory requirements.

Part of this role will also involve responsibility for the delivery of SMCR reporting and governance activity requirements.


What You Can Expect From Us:


27 days holiday at start, rising to 30 days

Car allowance and private medical plan

Competitive pension / income protection / life assurance

2 paid days for volunteering per year

Flexible working arrangement including working from home.

Strong career path within Financial Services

Family friendly policies and supportive working environment

Recognition scheme and a culture in which we celebrate success 

Colleague network groups committed to inclusion and diversity within our Bank


 What would we like you to have?


Strong Reward and Pensions background

Financial services experience preferably with a good understanding of SMCR requirements

Expert knowledge of the regulatory requirements and rules that govern the business activities that you are responsible for, accountable for or work within.

Good excel capability and good project management skills

High degree of analytical skills with the ability to organise and prioritise in a busy environment

Significant experience of managing and influencing a diverse range of stakeholders both inside and outside HR, including function and senior business leaders up to and include at an Executive and Board level

Strong decision making skills supported by application of financial and commercial thinking

Strong financial and analytical skills with the ability to analyse and interpret data and use intelligently

Takes decisions with the full knowledge of all the relevant business, competitive and regulatory factors.


If you require more information or this document in a different format, please contact our careers team.


As a reputable employer regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, all offers of employment for this role are subject to a series of background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks.


Please note: we are able to close this role at any point should a successful candidate be identified.


As a Disability Confident employer, we commit to interviewing all disabled* applicants that meet the minimum knowledge, skills & experience for the role. If you meet this criteria please advise on your application.


*As defined in The Equality Act 2010*. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean you should provide us with evidence which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required and have the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential to perform the role.