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Smart Pension

Established in

About us

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 500 talented people, all dedicated to creating the best experience for our customers. 

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What employees say

We think Smart is a great place to work, but don't take our word for it, read some of our Glassdoor comments.

"Very supportive and open management culture. People are encouraged to speak their mind on how to make things better. Never feel alone in solving a problem".

"Great Company , great people, fun staff".

"Collaborative and fun environment, good ideas and hard work valued over job title, a no blame culture where everyone's suggestions are encouraged and welcomed. Full of very, very bright and nice people. Best place I've worked in many years".

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People here are treated fairly regardless of their race or ethnic origin.

This is a friendly place to work.

People care about each other here.

My manager/supervisor treats me with respect.

When you join the organisation, you are made to feel welcome.

I am offered training or development to further myself professionally.

What defines us

There are eight guiding principles we live by at Smart. They make the organisation a great place to work. They also make sure that we're all working in the same way, to produce the best results for our clients and our members.

1.  We have a clean sheet of paper.

2.  We work with other amazing businesses and prosper together.

3.  We work in the medium to long-term.

4.  We execute great ideas and deliver constantly.

5.  We are compliant and we do things properly.

6.  We favour technological solutions.

7. We’re determined. We’re fighters. And we fight to win.

8.  We want happy and good people in our team.

You can read much more on our Smart principles by going to

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What inspires us

We have a great list of benefits, with a focus on health, family and felxibility... and of course, some fun stuff too.


  • £500 personal development allowance to spend on books, courses, conferences or training materials to help you develop.
  • Health Insurance (via Equipsme) including Dental, Eyecare and Employee Assistance Program.
  • Death in Service via Unum (4 x Base Salary).
  • Season ticket loans.
  • 5 week fully paid sabbatical after 5 years.
  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays. 1 extra day holiday after 2 years and then every year up to a max of 30 days holiday.
  • Free nails and barbers once a month.
  • Massage twice a month (only £5 for all employees) with the money going to Smart's chosen charity.
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity (maternity - 6 months fully paid / paternity - 3 weeks fully paid).
  • Access to PerkBox.
  • Access to Smart Rewards.
  • Pension scheme via salary sacrifice. Smart Pension will match your contributions up to 5% of your salary.
  • Cycle to work scheme.


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At a glance

Age of employees

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Career and jobs

Application tips

At Smart, we’re growing rapidly and hiring lots of people from all around the world. This means that we’ve seen our fair share of the great and not so great interviews! We want you to do the best you can in your interviews, so here are a few tips and tricks to make a great remote interview process for you and us.


  1. Test your tech beforehand – make sure that your devices are fully charged and working properly.
  2. Position and present yourself – make sure that you're in a comfortable and quiet place.
  3. Paper is your friend – have a pen and paper handy, this makes it easy to jot down any notes.
  4. It's still an interview – prepare beforehand by researching Smart and the role, be ready to answer key questions around your experience, motivations and skills.
  5. It’s a two-way street – you're a person, not just a candidate, be as genuine as you can we'll do the same. 


Visit to see our current career opportunities. 


Martin Warner
Group Director of Talent

0870 608 8780
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