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Associate- CEO Office

Dublin, Ireland

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Date live: Jun. 27, 2024

Business Area: Barclays International

Area of Expertise: Relationship Management / Sales

Reference Code: 90390194

Contract: Permanent

Associate - CEO Office
Dublin

As a Barclays Associate - CEO Office, you will play a pivotal role in partnering with the business and function heads in Europe to deliver a work product that will meet regulatory expectations. You will be assiting the Barclays Europe CEO with strategic projects and running the business on a day-to-day basis, including coordinating Board and ExCo level governance, preparing content and briefing notes for key internal and external engagements, defining and delivering aspects of key regional strategic and tactical projects.

Barclays Europe is an essential part of Barclays’ success across the globe. We support the bank’s global growth by servicing European clients and markets. We connect European clients to the power of Barclays globally, offering them access to the largest capital markets and growth opportunities in the US, UK, and Asia. And we offer agile, determined, and resilient people a platform or remarkable professional and personal growth. This is your chance to get closer to Europe and stay more connected than ever to the rest of the globe.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.


What will you be doing?
•    Assisting the CEO Office projects with designing and delivery of the overall Barclays Europe 
•    Managing complex relationships, including with European management team and other senior stakeholders and represent the CEO and his strategic agenda
•    Playing a key role in project teams, assisting in the design and implementation of strategic solutions across Barclays Europe
•    Helping the Barclays Europe CEO in the preparation of briefings, organisation of events, and coordinating key priorities across the entity
•    Maintaining effective working relationships in Europe and across the Group to effectively represent the CEO Office
•    Ensuring governance processes can stand up against internal and external audits and coordinating CEO Office inputs to other committees and forums 
•    Overseeing the development of regional business plans and conducting research and analysis to support the design and delivery of long-term strategic pieces of work
•    Providing a range of briefing notes for internal and external meetings for the CEO, these can include regulatory, client and other stakeholder meeting


What we’re looking for:
•    Exceptional relationship skills and experience of leading and handling and skilled in engaging and influencing others 
•    Excellent written, analytical and presentation skills - use of PowerPoint and Excel; planning, organization, and co-ordination skills and the ability to deal with highly confidential information 
•    Excellent social skills, internal and external networking, selling, influencing, and negotiating skills, leading and managing relationships and processes with stakeholders
•    Project management capability and judgement to appropriately prioritise activities in order to deliver to tight deadlines in a pressurised environment


Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Good understanding of our Investment Bank and Private Banking businesses
•    Knowledge of European Banking/Financial Services performance drivers, risk concepts, and regulatory developments
•    Analytical, with a knowledge of risk management, internal and financial control systems, and a good attention to detail
•    Creative mindset with an interest in strategic projects 


Where will you be working?
You will be based in our new flagship office, One Molesworth Street, which is in the heart of Dublin city Centre. We are currently expanding which drives a culture of change and hard work ethic, nonetheless the company maintains an open, friendly atmosphere. This is enhanced through our unique on boarding programs and several committees which all employees are eligible to join.








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At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

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