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Date live: Sep. 18, 2023

Business Area: Barclays International

Area of Expertise: Product Management

Reference Code: 90357230

Contract: Permanent

FX Payments Product Manager 

As a Barclays FX Payments Product Manager, you will design, build, and manage products on an end-to-end basis that generate sustainable returns by helping corporate clients to achieve their business ambitions. Leading the FX Payments products globally and supporting key initiatives/ projects to support end to end management of product lifecycle, covering all aspects of P&L and risk management, with a focus on constant optimisation and automation of the end-to-end processes and elimination of manual processes related to FX.

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.

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?
•    Defining and commercialising the product strategy and actively scanning the external environment to identify any risks and opportunities to the product line
•    Owning the end-to-end client journey, ensuring the core processes that support the product are robust and delivering the right outcome for our clients
•    Owning periodic product reviews and overseeing regulatory compliance, adherence to operating model and ownership of regulatory impacts
•    Constantly optimising the end-to-end processes and focusing on enhancing the client experience and managing risk appetite, profitability, quality of service and performance of their products
•    Combining insights with an understanding of the financial, risk and operational underpinnings of the product to recommend propositions that solve client problems in a profitable way
•    Building successful, deep relationships with colleagues and stakeholders across Barclays to enable delivery of FX solutions for new products and product changes
•    Making decisions at Product level to prioritise initiatives and influence key stakeholders from across the business, this ranges from subject matter experts through to senior leadership 
•    Working closely with Governance, Technology, Operations, Coverage, Client Service, FX Sales, and the wider Product team to understand their requirements, and propose solutions 

What we’re looking for:
•    Proven track record of owning and developing initiatives within financial services and knowledge of Corporate Banking Products and the financial services regulatory environment
•    Ability to put across complex ideas succinctly to senior forums, along with excellent PowerPoint skills, with the ability to storyboard and produce best in class presentations
•    Leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire in a dynamic, complex, and ambiguous business environment
•    Working as part of a team that takes accountability for ensuring all product changes are delivered in a low-risk way, benefitting customers, and generating sustainable returns

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Understanding of FX products, excellent Project and change management skills, global payments Solutions, the FX, and Multicurrency Payments
•    Experience of working in a regulatory environment 
•    Working knowledge of the full range of business disciplines e.g. Compliance, Operations, Service, Sales, Marketing, IT, Finance, HR, and Risk
•    Adopt an innovative, risk based and client focused approach when designing and changing processes

Where will you be working?
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.

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