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Date live: Nov. 07, 2022

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Operations

Reference Code: 90353848

Contract: Permanent

Quality Assurance 
Glasgow

As a Barclays Quality Assurance Assistant Vice President you will be accountable for the execution of a Quality Assurance Testing methodology which will span across all elements of the Barclays Control Framework (BCF) and Standards. You will be in charge of preparing sampling and conducting testing of all BCF Control Requirements, in line with the Controls Testing Standard Methodology.

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 recognises 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.

Hybrid Working 
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 are able to 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?
•    Supporting the embedment of the BCF in Vertical and Horizontals across the Bank
•    Supporting design of the ongoing training on BCF Standards across group that is relevant and useful to the end user
•    Assisting the BCF Horizontal Owner discharge their oversight activities
•    Supporting the BCF leadership team to continuously improve the design of the BCF
•    Monitoring and managing the Bank’s compliance to the BCF Standards


What we’re looking for:
•    Ability to manage multiple stakeholders in different business functions who have different objectives e.g. Internal Audit, Risk, Compliance
•    Demonstrates a good knowledge of the risk, control and governance strategy
•    Experience of supporting the design and embedment of a framework across an organization
•    Experience in financial services and specifically of the control frameworks applicable across the Barclays Group


Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Significant experience of building and maintaining effective relationships at various levels
•    Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
•    Relevant business analysis experience and ability to analyze and forecast trends, developing and implementing steps to reduce risks
•    Experience of working with other Controls teams across the group to share ideas, best practices and ensure consistency of experience across Barclays

Where will you be working?
Glasgow
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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