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PMO Analyst

Glasgow, Scotland

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Barclays Technology

In Barclays Technology, we build solutions that make life simple for our customers. Solutions that are global, agile and smart. As a part of our team, you'll recode and reimagine, learn and adapt. Rewire what the world needs, and look ahead. This is where you can be at your best. Where you can redefine the future of finance.

Key information

Date live Nov. 25, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90294863

Job description

PMO Analyst
Glasgow


As a Barclays PMO Analyst you will have an opportunity to manage Execution Risk, deliver on our Group strategy and satisfy all our stakeholders. You will deliver initiatives in line with the relevant Policies and Standards, using standard processes and tooling to improve the level and likelihood of successful outcomes. You will be working with stakeholders to ensue awareness of initiative progress and have the information they need to make the right decisions in a timely manner.

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.


What will you be doing?
• Maintaining and managing initiative documentation, facilitating key governance forums and reinforcing the accountabilities of key stakeholders
• Working together with key stakeholders to ensure decisions are made by the right people and based on the right information; producing relevant and timely initiative MI
• Safeguarding effective change control processes, ensuring the business case is updated and managed through appropriate governance
• Supporting the Programme and/ or Delivery Leads in monitoring and managing workforce and financial requirements
• Drawing insights from available information to inform daily delivery – such as challenging progress, prioritisation of resources or stop/ start/ continue decisions
• Tracking benefits and costs, driving budget efficiency, identifying risks and issues
• Assessing the risks from the change, including tracking of thematic issues, early identification and management of RAIDs, completing Risk Impact Assessments (CRIA) where required
• Supporting the Programme and/ or Delivery Leads in tracking outcomes, ensuring planned outputs deliver the agreed outcomes and that the outcomes remain relevant


What we’re looking for:
• Project management/ PMO and governance experience and basic understanding of project management methodologies
• Proficiency in full Office suite (incl. Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and excellent analytical skills
• Excellent influencing and communication skills, both written and oral and confidence to challenge key stakeholders; acting in partnership with Project and Programme Managers 
• Ability to master and navigate new subject domains quickly with a readiness to learn new products and acquire new business process knowledge


Skills that will help you in the role:
• Technical or business academic credentials - professional qualifications (e.g. CFA, FRM or Project Management methodology)
• Experience of Programme Manager Tools (e.g. HP Clarity)
• Understanding of markets flows front to back
• Financial product & business process understanding specifically markets products (Bonds, Derivatives, Repos, Securitised Products)


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.



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What you get in return

However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference.

Competitive holiday allowance

Competitive pay

Life assurance

Income protection

Private medical care

Flexible working

Pension contribution

Voluntary benefits

Success profile

To be successful in Barclays Technology, there are a few things we look for. Creativity, curiosity, and an excitement of what we can offer, and what you can do here.

Qualities we look for: communicator, relationship builder, self-starter, detail-oriented, patient, helpful

Our technology

We are continually investing in the technology powering our business. This means rebuilding and reinventing our systems to make them fit for a world-class future. It means developing systems that help us support and protect the global economy. It means anticipating the future and taking Barclays forward as a technology-led business. We are building a team of the most perceptive and talented tech analysts, engineers and developers fluent in the most current languages to deliver all of this, and more.

Where do you want to take your tech career?

Financial services is going through a massive transformation, and here at Barclays we’re leading the way. People are our greatest asset. And that’s why we give our colleagues the opportunity and space to explore their ideas, and innovate on a global scale.

Find out more about what our leaders think the Barclays workforce of the future will look like.

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