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Date live: Mar. 26, 2024

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Internal Audit

Reference Code: 90386374

Contract: Permanent

Job Title :BIA Data Analytics VP
Location: Pune

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.


BIA has a priority to enhance and broaden the assurance they are providing to the bank through a number of methods, one being through the use of data analytics. The BIA Data Analytics team provides the support for the function to do this through a number of responsibilities including delivery of complex analytics for audit testing, training and coaching of data auditors, development of tools and applications to automate manual tasks, the definition of best-practise steps for successful application of data analytics, and many more similar roles. 

What will you be doing?

•    Act as the data analytics contact for a portfolio of audit teams, supporting with day-to-day data analytics. 
•    Self-manage workload. 
•    Understand, evaluate, and translate requirements into analytics use-cases. Learn about the business in a fast-paced environment and apply critical thinking to deliver business value. 
•    Develop an understanding and awareness of audit within Barclays, including BIA’s audit methodology. 
•    Lead workstream to facilitate and enhance training programs to improve Data Analytics competency across the department. 
•    Assist with data sourcing, cleaning, and preparation for audit delivery teams. 
•    Provide coaching to a small number of audit staff identified as Data Analytics Specialists, on how to develop and execute basic Data Analytics using SQL and Python. 
•    Provide support to junior members of the team; including delegation of appropriate work and quality review. 

What we’re looking for:

•    Proven experience and knowledge of data analysis/data modelling – with SQL/Python/other. 
•    Expert level hands on knowledge working with RDBMS (SQL), Python or equivalents. 
•    Critical mind-set, and ability to challenge ideas to find the most appropriate solution. 
•    Strong communication and interpersonal skills, particularly with regard to describing complex programming to non-technical audiences. 
•    Experience interacting with senior management and ability to develop business cases, management presentations, reports, strategies etc. 
•    Experience managing a team of technologists/business data analysts. 
•    Proven ability to manage multiple tasks, balancing conflicting priorities. 
•    Suitable applicant must have a Bachelor degree qualification, in any discipline. 

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Experience of working in an Audit team / Audit function. 
•    Experience working with financial services. 
•    Experience training end users in data analysis technologies. 
•    Experience with advanced data science/machine learning. 
•    Experience with AWS/Alteryx technologies. 
•    Experience developing self-service automations/dashboards/data models to simplify repetitive tasks. 
•    Proven ability to quickly learn emerging data analytics technologies and use them on the job. 
•    Proven ability of working through challenging problems and working independently to develop solutions to address business needs. 

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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