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Date live: Mar. 16, 2023

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Operations

Reference Code: 90367384

Contract: Permanent

Business Bank Control Business Partner

As a Barclays Business Bank Control Business Partner, you will have a senior role within first line of defense accountable for ensuring effective governance is maintained across key customer processes underpinning controls, to strengthen the control environment. Your role would be the key point of contact for the CCO service provision and would work across the CCO community to support targeted control focused interventions to fix and/or simplify controls, along with providing robust, effective and insightful reporting to management.

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?
•    Leading high quality risk management in line with strategy, regulation and policies and standards
•    Providing robust, effective and insightful, analysis and reporting 
•    Deploying knowledge and expertise to assess, predict and mitigate future risks
•    Working with stakeholders across the 3LoD to ensure control frameworks remain fit for purpose 
•    Partnering with the business to provide controls-related subject matter expertise 
•    Providing input on completion of risk assessments including but not limited to Risk and Control Assessments (RCSA)

What we’re looking for:
•    Proven knowledge of the Operational Risk Management Frameworks
•    Exceptional written and verbal communication
•    Excellent analytical, decision making and investigatory skills
•    Proven ability as a problem solver

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Proven practical experience of Risk and Control governance activities including scheduled Annual Risk Assessment (RCSA/OneRA) 
•    Broad experience of working with other Control and 3LoD teams to share ideas, best practices and ensure consistency of experience across Businesses and Risks
•    Demonstrated experience in controls automation
•    Ability to work collaboratively and to share best practice at all levels

Where will you be working?

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.


Northampton was the birthplace of Barclaycard in 1966 and we've been based in Pavilion Drive since the building opened in 1997. 
We purchased the building from the landlord in early 2018 as a sign of our commitment to investment in Northampton. Plans to further develop this Campus-style location are under way to allow for a real collaborative work environment. Based just off the A45 it is easily accessible by both car and bus routes.

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