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Compliance Analyst Graduate Programme 2024 Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Central and Western District

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Our Graduate programmes deliver immersive experiences, transformative development and incredible support – giving each graduate the best possible start to their career. You’ll learn continually. From bespoke training to courses on our e-learning platform, you’ll become more capable and better-equipped every day.

Whichever programme you choose, you’ll do meaningful work, discover resources to help you build a long-term career and develop your skillset with the guidance of a hand-picked line manager and a dedicated talent coach.

Key information

Date live Sep. 11, 2023

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Campus - Compliance

Contract Graduate Full Time

Reference Code 00284572

Job description

If you're a recent graduate or soon-to-be graduate, join us and unlock a world of carefully curated experiences, knowledge, and connections to shape your career. Along the way, you can expect all the training and support you need to make your mark on the world. Put simply, we’ll empower you to help determine how we do things and where we go next. Our graduates are a vital part of our success, and we welcome applications from people from all walks of life. Whoever you are and wherever you want to join us, if you’re curious, creative and ambitious, this is a world in which you can truly belong.

Why the Compliance Graduate programme?

You’ll start out with intensive training, covering product and business knowledge as well as essential skills you’ll need for a successful start. Then you’ll begin the first of three eight-month long rotations, joining one of our teams. You’ll have the opportunity to rotate across our business-facing teams, supporting a particular business division, and our firmwide core teams, supporting the entire Group. Along the way you’ll build broad understanding of Compliance practices and procedures. You may:

• Review policy breaches and escalations to identify themes and create recommendations to increase efficiency

• Draft procedures for regulatory disclosures

• Advising colleagues about regulation related to specific products and services

• Helping maintain the barrier between private side and public side teams

• Work closely with IT to represent Compliance requirements for new systems.

Compliance at Barclays

Acting as guardian for the whole of Barclays means taking on a whole range of important roles. Compliance people research and investigate. We gather, study and analyse complex data from a wide range of sources. We follow leads, identify risks, evaluate threats and predict the trends that will define the future. We’re involved in surveillance and control, product design and implementation. We are tech people, training professionals and communications experts. We are developers, project managers, consultants and administrators. Across all those disciplines, we are problem solvers, finding ways to deliver great outcomes for our business, our colleagues our customers and clients.

What we are looking for:

To be considered for this programme, you must be motivated with a strong degree or expected degree – in any area with an anticipated graduation date between December 2023 - June 2024 and a minimum GPA of 3.2.

Ideally, you would also have:

An interest in pioneering new services and setting new standards and take pride in a job well done. Resilience, commitment and drive - these are qualities that summarise the Compliance professional we want.

Working in Hong Kong

China presents one of the largest and most exciting growth opportunities in the world. Barclays’ Hong Kong branch has been the key platform to drive growth for its clients in Greater China in the past five decades, supported by the bank’s global cross-border Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB) platform and strong collaboration between businesses.

It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

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.

Paid holiday and vacation

Competitive pay

Private medical care

Disability assurance

Flexible working

Life assurance

Voluntary benefits

Retirement planning

What makes a successful Graduate at Barclays?

These key qualities will help you lay a solid foundation for success on our programmes. From day one, we’ll help you further develop and strengthen them.

Qualities we look for: Resilient, adaptable, confident, driven, empathetic, curious

Why Barclays?

There’s no other business quite like Barclays. There are no other careers quite like ours. We’re here to champion your development, and we truly want you to enjoy your career journey. We’ll give you all the support and encouragement you need to make the most of this experience. And you’ll have the chance to make a genuine contribution to our inclusive culture and support our purpose as we serve our customers, clients, communities and colleagues.

The Barclays Way

This is the spirit of Barclays. It’s why we exist, what we believe and how we behave. But most importantly, it’s how we make decisions, take action and get things done.

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You get exposed to really supportive and intelligent people that push you to be your best self.

- Alexi

It's great to be surrounded by so much technical talent, but also people through a variety of functions. And I feel like I thrive because there's so much opportunity to network.

- Imogen

There's really a lot of impactful work you can do day to day. You get to work with really senior engineers on a daily basis and you learn a lot from working with them.

– Yuming

I can reach out to anybody and know that I will be able to find mentorship, support and just a community at Barclays as well.

- Becky

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