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Project Management

Prague, Czechia

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Key information

Date live Jun. 11, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90289438

Barclays Technology

In Barclays Technology, we build solutions that make life simple for our customers. Solutions that are global, agile and smart. As a part of our team, you'll recode and reimagine, learn and adapt. Rewire what the world needs, and look ahead. This is where you can be at your best. Where you can redefine the future of finance.

Job description

Project Manager

As Barclays Project Manager you will be part of the Risk, Finance and treasury (RFT) Programme Integration Office, who are responsible for technology change delivery. You will align to the business portfolios and deliver strategic change in support of RFT / Group objectives. This is great chance to be the part of project planning across RFT so you could get great experience in managing projects globally.

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.

What will you be doing?
• Being responsible for the successful delivery of projects to plan, budget (Budget typically > £1.5m.) and agreed quality and governance standards
• Managing project teams engaged throughout the full delivery lifecycle
• Delivering projects supporting the business strategy from business case through to initiation, requirement analysis, design, build, testing, implementation and closure
• Managing the project end to end including the IT elements of delivery (where applicable)
• Ensuring that sufficient level of detail project and quality plans are prepared and maintained for complex projects, providing regular and accurate reports on progress 
• Ensuring sufficient level of flexibility and tolerance provided to tackle complex nature of project, whilst maintaining control of exceptions outside tolerance
• Working with management to help define and implement aspects of the strategy and vision 
• Identifying, assessing and managing project risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies, escalating as appropriate via the agreed governance framework

What we’re looking for:
• Project Management Qualification and/or equivalent training / experience
• Experience of managing large projects in a financial and regulated environment
• Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills, along with the ability to manage senior (MD level) stakeholders
• Experience of working in a controlled projects environment 

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Experience of working on Risk, Finance and/or Treasury Projects
• Experience of working in large financial services organisations / banks
• Have good attention to detail
• Previously worked on reporting and management of escalations 

Where will you be working?
Our Prague office is part of the Operations and Technology Division, and as such, we try our best to stay at the top of our technological game. However, the technology itself is not the most important thing. What matters the most to us is the way our ingenuity can help provide better service to our customers and make life easier for our employees.

Success profile

To be successful in Barclays Technology, there are a few things we look for. Creativity, curiosity, and an excitement of what we can offer, and what you can do here.

Qualities we look for: communicator, relationship builder, self-starter, detail-oriented, patient, helpful

Our technology

We are continually investing in the technology powering our business. This means rebuilding and reinventing our systems to make them fit for a world-class future. It means developing systems that help us support and protect the global economy. It means anticipating the future and taking Barclays forward as a technology-led business. We are building a team of the most perceptive and talented tech analysts, engineers and developers fluent in the most current languages to deliver all of this, and more.

Where do you want to take your tech career?

Financial services is going through a massive transformation, and here at Barclays we’re leading the way. People are our greatest asset. And that’s why we give our colleagues the opportunity and space to explore their ideas, and innovate on a global scale.

Find out more about what our leaders think the Barclays workforce of the future will look like.

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What you get in return

However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference.

Competitive holiday allowance

Competitive pay

Life assurance

Income protection

Private medical care

Flexible working

Pension contribution

Voluntary benefits

I find that the work/life balance in my current role allows me to be more productive and flexible, to ensure my personal and professional ‘lives’ have the attention they need.


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The great thing about Barclays is that I get to work on great technological pieces, while seeing the effect they have on this important business.


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Barclays’ strong values of Service and Excellence are very much evident in the work we do. Our exciting tech solutions have improved customer and colleague experiences, and added huge value to the bank.


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