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Controls Business Partner

Paris, France

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Date live: Jun. 27, 2024

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Operations

Reference Code: 90379469

Contract: Permanent

Controls Business Partner
Paris

As a Barclays Controls Business Partner, you’ll be responsible to act as the point of coordination and syndication of all Control Services, ensuring consistency and quality delivery of the Controls Strategy, Control Frameworks, improvement initiatives and capabilities across each Business, Functions or Horizontals. In your scope, you will develop and maintain relationships with senior colleagues and stakeholders - with the ability to effectively challenge risk and control decisions, when needed. 

We want to help Barclays become everything it can be in Europe. We’re building a truly European bank with the support of one of the world’s largest and most respected financial institutions, and this creates big career development opportunities for everyone involved. We offer challenging, career defining roles, and the opportunity to test your skills and try new ideas. This is your chance to stretch yourself and accelerate your progression.

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.

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?
•    Being responsible for providing oversight, guidance and support relating to issues management in respect of risk and control issues including quality and adherence to SLAs
•    Being responsible for ensuring frameworks are implemented and managed effectively across aligned businesses, functions and horizontals
•    Providing support, advice, education and awareness relating to issues management as part of continuous improvement and enhanced service framework
•    Driving improved and sustainable controls culture through use of data led relevant indicators to ensure Control Forums are insightful and conversations risk focused
•    Monitoring key indictors and providing insights to leadership to oversee their risk profile, this includes analytics covering root cause analysis of issues and thematic trends etc
•    Identifying and resolving thematic issues to drive control enhancement opportunities through the use of key data such as Control Reporting & Data insights
•    Being responsible for providing consultancy and advisory service to drive high quality risk management in line with strategy, regulation, Group frameworks, policies and standards 

What we’re looking for:
•    Experience of working in or within a Control type role/team with the ability to demonstrate a risk management mindset
•    Fluent\Business competent level in French and English language
•    Proven Stakeholder Management experience and ability to influence at senior management level
•    Good understanding and knowledgeable on aspects of Enterprise Risk Management Framework, Operational Risk Framework and Barclays Control Framework  

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Markets\Investment Banking experience 
•    Effective written and oral communication skills, with the ability to present credibly to senior stakeholders
•    Highly experienced in dealing with multiple stakeholders in different business functions who have different objectives e.g. Internal Audit, Risk, Compliance, Fraud, Legal
•    Excellent excel skills including experience in managing large quantities of data, pivots and formulas

Where will you be working?
Dating from 1922, Barclays has a long-established presence in France. Today, from our office in Paris we provide a full-service Investment Bank offering to our local and global clients. Our integrated coverage model means we can provide our clients with access to deep expertise across sectors, regions and products. We deliver informed strategic advice, comprehensive financial solutions and risk management services, creating sophisticated strategies customized to meet our clients’ needs.





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We’ve had a presence in Europe almost as long as there’s been a Barclays. So, we’re building on solid foundations, leveraging our embedded talent, in 10 locations across the region allowing us to draw on a wealth of local and regional insight. For more information click here.

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.

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