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Date live: Apr. 01, 2024

Business Area: Barclays UK

Area of Expertise: Product Management

Reference Code: 00285696

Contract: Permanent

Senior Product and Proposition Manager
Knutsford, London, Glasgow, Northampton

As a Barclays Senior Product and Proposition Manager, you will be responsible for the continued creation, refinement and execution of products aligned to the Banking Transformation product stack. You will work to drive transformational change to the Business Banking product journeys. This is an opportunity for you to develop the product strategy, drive change through Barclays execution teams, and make key decisions in the product lifecycle and own associated outcomes as part of a high performing team.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. 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.

This role will be based from either Knutsford, London, Glasgow or Northampton.  We will confirm your place of work at the point of offer, ensuring that this is considered in line with our future ways of working and overall location strategy. The hiring manager for the role will discuss the appropriate defined time in office for the role with you as part of the application process.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?
•    Driving the development of customer level strategies & solutions which are tailored to customers’ needs 
•    Acting as a Subject Matter Expert in the applicable Product/Proposition team and being able to confidently guide and advise stakeholders at all levels in the Bank
•    Using comprehensive knowledge of product and services/tools used by the Product and Proposition team to develop product propositions, and/or service strategy
•    Using existing knowledge of the financial services industry, you will be applying this knowledge when developing products and services
•    Ensuring appropriate Service Level Agreements are in place with operational teams to support the business and resolve operational service issues as they arise
•    Being responsible for developing different commercial and business models through a good understanding of the financial drivers of the P&L applicable
•    Influencing how Barclays can respond to disruption from new business models, including disruptive models enabled by new Fintech developments
•    Creating strategic alliances and partnerships across Barclays, to understand and optimise the operational model to deliver good customer outcomes and reduce cost

What we’re looking for:
•    Financial Modelling (Excel) experience with ability to create and read financial models and scenarios to assess impact of different strategies
•    Refined written and verbal communication skills, used to present proposals to senior management and internal teams during a Pricing Forum
•    Understanding of credit risk metrics (such as credit scores, financial ratios, and industry benchmarks) and current risk policy and processes for making informed lending decision
•    Understanding of the broader business strategies to align lending decisions with Barclays objectives and risk appetite

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Knowledge of market trends, interest rate movements, and competitive landscape to make informed lending decisions is a plus
•    Understanding of credit risk metrics such as credit scores, financial ratios, and industry benchmarks and current risk policy and processes for making informed lending decisions
•    Understanding of the broader business strategies to align lending decisions with Barclays objectives and risk appetite
•    Market knowledge across rate movements, market trends, interest and competitive landscape to make informed lending decisions is a plus

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 64 acre 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.

In the heart of Canary Wharf, our headquarters at Churchill Place boasts onsite amenities such as; a gym, staff restaurant and deli bar, and is easily accessible by tube and bus links. With a population of around 5000 staff the atmosphere is second to none with a real buzz being created around the offices within.

Northampton was the birthplace of Barclaycard in 1966 and we've been based in Pavilion Drive since the building opened in 1997. This state-of-the art energy efficient building holds up to 2,500 staff. The office location is perfect for travel from the midlands and London alike as we are based just off the A45, it is easily accessible by both car and bus routes.

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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