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Date live: Mar. 16, 2023

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Business Management

Reference Code: 90367185

Contract: Permanent

Business Analyst
Glasgow, Knutsford, and Manchester

As a Barclays Business Analyst, you will be contributing to the delivery of a portfolio of complex projects within the Market Data Financial Management domain to help achieve long-term strategy. You will be a part of Market Data Financial Management (MDFM), it is a global team accountable for the end-to-end management of all market data services on behalf of BI, BUK and BX. Our process includes managing business requirements and demand challenge, vendor on-boarding & contract management, request and provisioning processes.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality, and innovation behind us. 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.

Working Flexibly
We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognizes and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life. If you would like some flexibility, then please discuss this with the hiring manager, and your request will be reviewed subject to business needs.

We are currently in the early stages of implementing a hybrid working environment, which means that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. We’re flexible on how this works and it may continue to change and evolve. Depending on your team, typically this means that colleagues spend a minimum of between 20% to 60% of their time in the office, which could be over a week, a month, or a quarter. However, some colleagues may choose to spend more time in the office over a typical period than their role type requires. We also have a flexible working process where, subject to business needs, all colleagues globally can request work patterns to reflect their personal circumstances. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

What will you be doing?
•    Interfacing with various stakeholders to understand and document business requirements
•    Understanding end-to-end project lifecycle and working with project team
•    Providing detailed analysis, presenting options and making recommendations to stakeholders to gain buy in
•    Contributing to Market Data strategic initiatives from inception to completion 
•    Engaging stakeholders across Market Data, the wider Procurement, Technology and Front Office businesses 
•    Ensuring updates are regularly communicated, and projects/tasks are prioritized

What we’re looking for:
•    Broad business Analysis experience within the Financial Services industry 
•    Proven experience with End-to-End project management lifecycle
•    Broad PC knowledge, particularly Excel, Outlook, Microsoft word, PowerPoint, Visio, proficient manipulating excel to produce metrics, pivot tables, charts, etc
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Proven experience with Market Data and/ or Reference data vendors, products, technology, delivery methodologies 
•    Broad experience delivering or contributing to technology driven transformation projects /programs
•    Proven delivery track record within fast paced corporate environment and ability to work across multiple projects
•    Excellent analytical, problem solving and influencing skills

Where will you be working?

Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.


You will be based in Radbroke, Knutsford. The Barclays Technology Campus just outside Manchester is our tech command Centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. The campus is set in a 64acre self-contained site, in a beautiful green environment and it offers unrivalled facilities for work and for play. We have an onsite gym, as well as outdoor tennis, football and cricket areas, as well as onsite restaurant and coffee shops.


Based in our Manchester office, which is in the heart of the city centre. Offering a modern working environment, with restaurants, bars and gyms just a stone’s throw away from the office.

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