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Quality Controls Manager

Date live: Feb. 07, 2020

Location: London

Reference Code: 90241020

Business Area: Barclays UK

Area of Expertise: Analytics

Contract: Permanent

Quality Controls Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Quality Controls Manager to join our Information Business Quality Control team, providing a Quality Assurance (QA) service to review all insights outputs delivered to external clients. As the Quality Controls Manager you will have responsibility for day to day oversight of team members, work prioritisation and allocation, Management Information reporting, ownership of QA framework and processes, and embedding the QA operating model.

What will you be doing?

• Leading the Information Business Quality Control team including operating model and processes 
• You will be managing a team of Quality Analysts in cross-border locations (primarily UK and India), creating and implementing team training & development plans
• Engaging Stakeholders across Information Business teams including Controls Function, Advanced Analytics Centre of Excellence Directors, Decision Analysts and Data Scientists 
• Managing the workload and capacity planning of the QA team including prioritising review of insights reports based on commercial value 
• You will be supporting the QA interest in control activity and process improvements to insights products 
• You will be providing complete, accurate and timely QA reporting
• Providing an advisory service as required on data quality metrics and Controls 
• You will be leading the Quality Control team’s responses for Internal Audits and Compliance Monitoring & Testing Reviews 

What we’re looking for:

• Data Modelling capabilities with an understanding of Hadoop + Spark, as well as a solid understanding of statistical concepts and proficiency in SQL
• Experience writing SAS Scripts, SQL, Tableau. Scala, Python (Pandas framework), Jupyter Notebooks experience is also desirable
• Previous experience working in a Quality Assurance role preferably in creating QA Standards and processes 
• Data Risk and Control 1st line of defence experience or can demonstrate other risk and control experience applied in a Decision Analytics role 

Skills that will help you in the role:

• Bachelor Degree or Masters in Computer Science and Statistics 
• Very strong communication and stakeholder management experience at all levels within an organisation
• Previous Leadership experience, managing and developing a projects team?
• Ability to respond promptly when working under pressure from changing deadlines, resourcing challenges 

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.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details. 

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the Hiring Manager.

Our Values 

Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity

We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Our Benefits

Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. Where appropriate, and for UK based roles, we will consider requests that the role be based at alternative Barclays’ key UK location from that advertised.

We will consider applications from job share applicants 

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