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Date live: Mar. 17, 2023

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Sourcing/Procurement

Reference Code: 90367198

Contract: Permanent

Program Manager

As a Barclays Program Manager, you will be responsible for the Full accountability of delivery of a portfolio of complex projects supporting a significant year of Market Data Strategy, leveraging experience and subject matter expertise across products, services, technology types and delivery methods. You will be managing relationships with internal / external stakeholders providing best in-class service.
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?
•    Having responsible for the end-to-end project lifecycle, managing appropriate change framework
•    Driving results and ensure delivery of projects within budget and expected quality
•    Managing Program Governance across Market Data portfolio of works 
•    Coordinating meetings, tracking, and updating agendas and minutes
•    Ensuring activities are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements Enterprise Wide 
•    Engaging stakeholders including leaders across Market Data, the wider Procurement, Technology and Front Office 

What we’re looking for:
•    Proven experience in the Financial Services industry
•    Understanding Significant knowledge of project management and governance methodologies, experience managing complex projects 
•    The ability to communicate with clarity and purpose both in written and verbal formats
•    Broad PC knowledge, particularly Excel, Outlook, Microsoft word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project; Proficient manipulating excel to analyze data to produce metrics and pivot tables

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Proven experience managing complex data and/ or technology driven transformation projects
•    Understanding of Market Data Products and services, technology types and data delivery methods as well as nuances of rights-to-use and types of licensing
•    PMP certified or similar
•    The ability to work independently with limited day to day oversight and self-starting to enable delivery of the objectives set and discussed at the onset

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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