The Responsibility tab of the Senior Managers Register shows all Function and Responsibilities that are appropriate for the firm type selected. Here is where you can assign the relevant Function and Responsibilities to your senior managers or add any additional responsibilities to the register.
You will need access to the Management Console and SMCR registers. On the registers tab click on a Senior Manager Register to access the responsibilities tab*
To be able to assign an existing responsibility you will first need to make sure you have added your Senior Managers. Check out this article on how to add SMs.
Click on a responsibility and a pop up will appear. In the Senior Manager(s)n field start typing the name of the SM you would like to assign the responsibility to. You can select the person from the autocomplete results and then search for further users if there is more than one SM with that responsibility.
Once a senior manager has been selected an Effective Date for [name of SM] field will appear click todays date to change the start date for that responsibility. If you add more than one senior manager you will need to add an effective date for each SM.
When you are happy click Add responsibility mapping.
You can also add any additional Responsibilities by using the Add Responsibility form at the bottom of the page. Choose Responsibility Type from dropdown, this can either be an Overall Responsibility or Other Responsibility. The ID will be the name or title of your responsibility, while the description can be populated with further information about the responsibility. All fields will need to be completed in order to be able to add the responsibility, then click Add responsibility and save your choices. Your responsibility will appear with the existing ones in the table above. You can now assign a Senior Manager to the additional responsibility.
*if you do not see senior managers register available for you to click on you may need to check if you have been given access to view and edit. If you need help with creating entities and registers check out this article Creating an entity and registers