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Date live: Jan. 24, 2023

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Compliance

Reference Code: 90360561

Contract: Permanent

Trade Surveillance Analyst 
Glasgow

As a Barclays Trade Surveillance Analyst, you will focus on the Surveillance program for EME and APAC Markets in accordance with the relevant regulatory and legal requirements, firm policies, and industry best practices. You will be part of a team conducting surveillance of orders, transactions, and electronic communications to identify potential breaches of regulatory requirements and firm policies, detect emerging trends, and promote pro-active surveillance.

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 career, 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 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?
•    Conducting Trade and Control Room surveillance for trading activity across the markets business areas
•    Identifying potential instances of market abuse through the analysis of alerts generated by the surveillance platform
•    Working with members of the Market Surveillance team to document and escalate potential market abuse to the Business Oversight Compliance teams 
•    Submitting Suspicious Transaction and Order Reports (STOR/ STR) to the appropriate regulator as and when necessary
•    Identifying opportunities to enhance the surveillance platform and partner with the Market Surveillance Optimisation and Calibration team to implement changes
•    Assisting with developing MI that provides insight to the efficiency and effectiveness of the market surveillance operation including drafting commentary for reporting to key stakeholders
•    Providing subject matter expertise to the Compliance function on the performance of the Surveillance control 
•    Communicating market abuse risk identified through the surveillance platform with Business Oversight Compliance and agree clear path to resolution

What we’re looking for:
•    Good communication skills with proven ability to interact and work with key stakeholders
•    Solid understanding of core Europe and Middle East (EME) Markets and respective regulations
•    Proven Surveillance or Compliance experience in a financial services environment or Regulator
•    Have familiarity with diverse product types in order to be effective in the role

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Ability to multi-task and manage projects while completing daily tasks and responsibilities
•    You will be “tech savvy” and interested by the opportunities technology provides for quality, efficiency or accuracy
•    Good understanding risk management and control functions
•    The ability to quickly understand and interchange with a variety of other product and technical areas

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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