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Date live: Apr. 01, 2024

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Operations

Reference Code: 90385294

Contract: Permanent

Job Title: AVP - Sustainable Finance (ESG)
Location: Mumbai

About Barclays
Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

Risk and Control Objective
Take ownership for managing risk and strengthening controls in relation to the work you do.

Working Flexibly

We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises 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

Hybrid Working

Structured hybrid role:    
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.


The candidate is expected to work in a high intensity, results oriented team environment as part of the Sustainability CIB Controls team in Mumbai, which is a virtual extension of the Sustainability CIB Controls team in London. The candidate will be involved in the setting up and running of a range of ESG related frameworks and processes across CIB. These will include Business ESG product review and control meetings, product specific control processes for products such as equity indices and green structured notes, and ESG related frameworks such as the KPI sub framework that governs the use of sustainability linked performance indicators 
The role will involve working as part of a team covering a range of activities. These may include designing and building reporting processes, industrializing existing control processes, developing process documentation, preparation of monthly reporting packs, administering regular and ad hoc governance meetings, control monitoring processes, data monitoring, maintenance and regular review of ESG registers, managing escalations of related ESG data risks, development and production of ESG Management Information packs, analysis of client data and ad-hoc analysis. The candidate will be interacting closely with stakeholders in other regions and functions.

The role requires good organisational skills, very strong analytical skills, a strong understanding of business controls, sound understanding of Financial Markets (banking and/or markets), good knowledge of sustainable finance/ESG investing, and an ability to prioritise effectively.

What will you be doing?

o    Design and implementation of control processes
o    Preparation of monthly reporting packs
o    Monitoring business activity against frameworks
o    Maintenance of ESG frameworks and registers
o    Timely escalation of exceptions

What we’re looking for:

o    Post Graduate (MBA/CA/ME)
o    8-10 years of work Experience in Risk & Controls domain
o    Basic knowledge of Banking/Markets Business and products
o    Experience of creating dashboards and producing Business MIS
o    Strong analytical & presentation skills
o    Experience in designing and implementation of controls.
o    Excellent attention to details
o    Excellent communication skills (oral/written) 
o    Aptitude for self-learning – Should be able to demonstrate a self-starting attitude.

Skills that will help you in the role:

o    Experience in or exposure to Sustainable Finance or ESG governance

Where will you be working?

Be More at Barclays
At Barclays, each day is about being more – as a professional, and as a person. ‘Be More @ Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It’s the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.
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Purpose, Values and Mindset

We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.
Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.

We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.
We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.
We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.
We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.
We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do; our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.

Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.
Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.
Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.

More about working at Barclays

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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