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Title:  Compensation Manager, HR, Europe




Requisition ID: 183580

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.




Contributes to the overall success of Total Rewards and the Human Resources Function in Europe by ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives.  Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with remuneration regulation requirements of the PRA/FCA & the EBA and internal policies and procedures.




  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.


  • Manages the annual calendar of remuneration-related governance and compliance activities for the UK and Ireland, including internal meeting dates, documentation, records and external regulatory filings / deadlines.  Works closely with a variety of internal stakeholders in the UK, Ireland and Toronto to ensure all timelines are met.


  • Supports the UK and Ireland Remuneration Oversight Committees, SBE Remuneration Committee and SIDAC Board on remuneration-related matters by assisting with agenda planning, material preparation, management of timelines and input from multiple sources (Total Rewards, Legal / Corporate Secretaries, etc.), co-ordination of executive reviews, note-taking and subsequent preparation of meeting minutes, etc. 


  • Prepares remuneration-related regulatory reports and filings (e.g., the Remuneration Benchmarking report, Pillar 3 reports, High Earners reports, UK Material Risk Taker exclusion report, Gender pay gap report, etc.) as well as policy and procedural documents (e.g., UK and SIDAC Addendums to BNS Compensation Policy, Clawback Policy addendums, Fixed Pay Allowance Policy, MRT identification procedures, buy-out procedures, etc.), by providing relevant data and information and reviewing drafts for accuracy, completeness and compliance with regulatory requirements.


  • Supports all internal audit or compliance-led reviews on remuneration-related matters in the UK and Ireland.


  • Maintains the UK and Ireland MRT lists and associated documentation


  • Supports with remuneration regulatory rules mapping, by tracking and maintaining relevant rules gap analysis for the UK and Ireland (including maintenance of the iRCM regulatory rules and controls libraries). Supports with respect to recruitment and/or executive appointments, year-end incentive planning, remuneration benchmarking and collaborating with HR Business partners on relevant projects.


  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.


  • Champions a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.


  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.




  • Substantial financial industry experience in remuneration-related policy, governance and compliance
  • degree level preferred or equivalent 
  • Work product is provided to top executives and board members, so timeliness, quality, presentation and accuracy are essential
  • High level of MS Office mainly excel and PowerPoint


Location(s):  England : Greater London : London 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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