Working for Smart
At Smart, we're a diverse team, made up of people from different backgrounds, experiences and skills. We’ve built a global retirement platform to help people across the world plan and save for their future. We’re constantly developing new ideas to help people engage with their retirement savings in the UK and abroad.
Our team has grown to over 700 talented people, all dedicated to creating the best experience for our customers. If you think you can help, come and work with us.
So what exactly is a global retirement platform and why have we built one? As more countries around the world are making a shift to auto enrolment and defined contribution retirement schemes, we developed a platform that would make this easy and simple for employers as well as members.
We did this first in the UK by creating Smart Pension to provide employers and advisers of all sizes a quick, easy and well-governed scheme that they could join in a few minutes. Since then we’ve developed the platform internationally and are now helping people across the globe save for retirement. We’ve started working with some incredible strategic partners such as Barclays, J.P. Morgan and Link Group to evolve our Platform as a Service offering, as well as with governments and large financial institutions across the globe.
We offer competitive salaries, great colleagues and excellent benefits, including:
- 25 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays. One extra day holiday after two years and then every year up to 30 days holiday
- pension scheme using salary sacrifice, Smart Pension will match your contributions up to 5% of your salary
- £500 personal development allowance every year to spend on courses or conferences or training materials
- health insurance with Equipsme, including Dental, Eyecare and EAP
- death in service with Unum (4 x base salary)
- access to PerkBox and Smart Rewards
- enhanced maternity and paternity (maternity - 6 months fully paid / paternity - 3 weeks fully paid)
- five week sabbatical after five years employment
- season ticket loans
- Cycle2Work scheme
- free nails and barber once a month
- massage twice a month (only £5 for all colleagues) with the money going to Smart's chosen charity
- free snacks, fruit and drinks
We have offices in London and the UK, and also internationally where we are growing rapidly. Each office is centrally located and, most importantly, comes with a friendly welcome.
The Smart Building, 136 George Street, London, W1H 5LD
8-9 Ship Street, Brighton, BN1 1AD
Vulісa Akadеmіka Kuprеvіča 1/1, Minsk 220141
Reljkoviceva 4, Zagreb, 10000, Croatia
Pawia 23, Kraków, 31-154, Poland
Koszykowa 61, Warsaw, 00-672, Poland
Avenida Angel Domenech, 10, Javea 03730, Alicante
c/o Industrious, Suite 560, Cummins Station, 209 10th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203
We often get asked how we’ve managed to keep the culture of a scaling company alive now that we’ve grown to over 500 team members around the world, and to be honest, with remote working and lockdowns it hasn’t been easy. But as one of our Smart principles says – we want happy and good people in our team, so this means adapting to different challenges and listening to our staff.
We’ve invested a lot in the past year into looking after our teams – there’s 24/7 access to mental health support and we offer nine different mental health and physical wellbeing support resources. We have regular virtual Town Halls so everyone is connected and working towards the same goal, as well as virtual yoga, lunch and learns, and mindfulness sessions.
We’re also very passionate about investing in the development of our staff. All full-time members have an annual training budget of £500 a year, our flat structure gives them the responsibility to make efficient decisions, and our health insurance and enhanced parental leave allows people to take the time they need to feel their best. We also host regular Hackathons to allow everyone across the business to explore their creative and innovative ideas.
Hopefully one day we can all be back in the office together and enjoy our usual perks like summer and winter parties, football clubs, chill-out areas, pool tables, video games and drinks fridges.