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Date live: Oct. 06, 2022

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Risk and Quantitative Analytics

Reference Code: 90339915

Contract: Permanent

Senior Operational Risk Manager
Glasgow

As a Barclays Senior Operational Risk Manager, you will join our Operational Risk team, providing a second line oversight of the Business Banking (BB) business operational risk profile. This is an exciting opportunity to join a knowledgeable team, where you’ll play a key role partnering Barclays’ businesses, ensuring the First Line of Defence effectively and optimally manages operational risk, and also providing an independent view on how the risk profiles are being managed against agreed tolerances.
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.
We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning 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.  Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

What will you be doing?
•    Providing oversights of the BB business Risk and Control profile, through the review of operational risk management processes and outputs
•    Championing the provision and support for the use of a practical toolset, to set and manage the businesses Operational risks
•    Facilitating the dialogue between different stakeholders to support strategic decision-making
•    Influencing and working collaboratively across teams, to share knowledge and experience within the Business and the Operational Risk function
•    Understanding and integrating the stakeholders’ requirements and perspectives to solve complex tasks and situations
•    Adapting to changing requirements and re-prioritizing activities while remaining focused on results and supporting the team in making necessary changes
•    Ensuring decisions are aligned with Barclays Values, while considering the short and long-term impact on key stakeholders 

What we’re looking for:
•    Excellent practical understanding of operational risk management and framework, with a solid commercial awareness
•    Experience in driving effective management actions, particularly in the role of the Second Line of Defence 
•    Proven ability of engaging and influencing senior management, when the optimal outcome may not be the preferred commercial outcome
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills, being able to communicate and influence effectively at all levels in the business

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    A Bachelor’s degree or a relevant professional qualification or equivalent work experience 
•    A robust knowledge of the businesses to which they partner, demonstrating a track record of management seeking their opinion would be advantageous
•    A comprehensive appreciation of risk types and how they impact and relate to Operational Risk would help you thrive in this role

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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