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Date live: Mar. 07, 2024

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Operations

Reference Code: 90380382

Contract: Temp / Contractor

Risk and Control Manager - 12 months fixed term

This role is deemed as a Controlled Function role under the Central Bank of Ireland Fitness and Probity Regulations and may require the role holder to hold mandatory regulatory qualifications or the minimum qualifications to meet internal company benchmarks.

As a Barclays Risk and Control Manager, you will be responsible for working in the Risk Oversight and Control (ROC) business area who are a team within the Private Bank Chief Operating Office. Within this role, you will be supporting and managing the Barclays Europe Private Bank control framework, to ensure compliance with regulatory, reputational, control and governance demands, leading to excellent client experience.

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?

•    Performing independent regular controls testing across Barclays Europe Private Bank (e.g. investment suitability, payments, financial crime)
•    Supporting and providing advice to colleagues across Barclays Europe Private Bank in relation to key regulatory and control topics 
•    Collaborating with ROC colleagues across Barclays Group (e.g. Monaco, Switzerland and Dubai) to deliver control improvements, including driving consistency across the business 
•    Escalating and liaising with key stakeholders to ensure that risk events, issues and errors are effectively managed through to closure
•    Supporting the implementation of key change programmes by designing or implementing controls and delivering training to colleagues across Barclays Europe Private Bank
•    Monitoring adherence to the Barclays Europe Private Bank Training and Competence Scheme, ensuring compliance with the Minimum Competency Code 

What we’re looking for:

•    Experience of working in financial services, specifically within a Private Bank/Wealth Management business
•    Experience of independent testing of controls, specifically relating to payments, financial crime, and investment products
•    Experience of designing and implementing controls to ensure compliance with Irish and/or European regulations
•    Experience of delivering a Risk and Control Self Assessment (RCSA)

Skills that will help you in the role

•    In depth knowledge and understanding of the Minimum Competency Code and Fitness and Probity Regime
•    Experience of delivering training to large, diverse groups

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 onboarding programs and a number of committees which all employees are eligible to join.


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