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Service Manager Cost & Service

Pune, Maharashtra

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Date live: 05/22/2024

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Technology

Contract: Permanent

Reference Code: 90386802

Barclays Technology

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Working in Barclays technology, you’ll reimagine possibilities: learning and innovating to solve the challenges ahead, delivering for millions of customers.

We are shaping the future of financial technology. Why not join us and make it happen here?

Job description

Job Title: Service Manager Cost & Service
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.


Introduction:

•    The Service Manager will Work with other teams within Infrastructure Services to provide sustainable stability and manage their cost and any risks whilst liaising closely with colleagues in operational functions.
•    The role of the Networks Service Manager is to be accountable for the allocated Services, ensuring the service meets the business needs and requirements and manages the service lifecycle.
o    Apply service management principles and practices for allocated service(s) within the following processes:
o    Service Level Management – to manage the service to achieve or exceed defined service performance standards
o    Financial Management – to manage service finance including review of actual vs. budgets and Revised Annual Forecasts
o    Risk Management -  to manage service risk to acceptable levels
o    Escalation Management – to be a primary contact for service escalations from internal and external stakeholders regarding service or process delivery

What will you be doing?

•    Liaising with global third party Service Providers to ensure their access to systems, service requests and administrative requests are managed and maintained efficiently
•    Coordinate the production of the Service Management monthly pack, with key NETWORKS Service Managers, which supports Service Reviews with NETWORKS customers
•    Prepare ad-hoc documentation, including but not limited to quotations, Health & Safety documentation.
•    Keeping appropriate business system tools up to date.
•    A good team player, the ideal candidate will encourage colleagues to contribute but also have the ability to work within a team or alone to timescales
•    Commercial expertise and contractual awareness of Barclays Foundation Services product offerings 
•    Ability to negotiate pricing and align support and maintenance contracts pricing to budgets
•    Competence to contribute to RFP proposals and understanding partner responses enabling to an award decision
•    Technical knowledge appreciation of Networking products such as, Extranet, Data Transport, remote access (VPN) Network Access Control, Switches, VLANs, LAN, Firewall, Load balancing and Wireless technologies etc. 
•    Ensuring all work related tasks are completed in a professional and structured manner and all company process and procedures are followed
•    Be capable of liaising with other technology, business areas and 3rd party vendors in pursuit of resolving the Incident Problem or Change activities or communicating progress with teams within Barclays


What we’re looking for:

•    Knowledge ITIL processes of Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation, and Continual Service Improvement
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office and advanced user of Microsoft Excel is essential as is the ability to work with large amounts of data
•    Strong communication skills to enable building of effective relationships across teams and other cultural regions within Barclays and key stakeholders 
•    Evidence of organisational skills and the ability to multi-task whilst ensuring quality and attention to detail under strict deadlines
•    Evidence of working with third party suppliers 

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    ITIL Foundation Certification 
•    A good team player, the ideal candidate will encourage colleagues to contribute but also have the ability to work alone to tight timescales
•    Experience within a customer service environment
•    A positive attitude and willingness to learn

Where will you be working?
Pune


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.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.
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.

Respect
We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.
Integrity
We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.
Service
We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.
Excellence
We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.
Stewardship
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.

Empower
Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.
Challenge
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.
Drive
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.

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Who succeeds in Tech at Barclays?

For a career with us, you need to be prepared to take big steps forward, curious to face the challenges ahead, and driven to focus on the outcomes. We need people with the Barclays Mindset to make it happen here.

Qualities we look for:motivator, supporter, connector, driver, communicator, transformer, maker, observer

What you get
in return

Flexible, future-proof careers – that’s what a career in tech means at Barclays. Our employees receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. In exchange for the work of supporting our customers and clients, you’re rewarded with the perks for making a difference.

Competitive holiday allowance
Life assurance
Private medical care
Pension contribution
Training opportunities
Competitive pay
Income protection
Flexible working options
Voluntary benefits
Planned progression

Our technology

Supporting our 48 million customers and clients worldwide takes a lot of forward thinking. It means harnessing technology to support the economy. It means making a difference to people’s lives. And it requires the maintenance and development of a global, technological infrastructure. At Barclays, technology helps us keep transactions moving, manages data, and protects our customers. Join a world where your work creates unique moments of impact. Make it happen here.

Locations

A world of innovation

Our work takes place in state of the art technology campuses around the globe. Want to help build a tech-first future? These are places where you can find the very best talent and learn from industry leaders, all working on the tools for tomorrow. So, whether it’s Glasgow, New York, Prague, Chennai, London, or Pune, it’s happening here.

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London

Our London hub in Canary Wharf is home to over 2,000 colleagues. It’s a hugely diverse workforce of specialist teams comprised of the world’s best financial and tech talent, a place where you can explore the many functions and opportunities of a global financial leader. Here, you’ll get more from your career by collaborating with other talented tech thought-leaders on game-changing innovations that are redefining the future of finance.

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Radbroke & Liverpool

In the North West we have roles open for Customer Service roles in our Radbroke and Liverpool offices. Radbroke is home to over 5,000 people in one of the UK’s largest tech workspaces: a 64-acre, university-style campus of world-class facilities. Our Barclays Wavertree Liverpool office is another strategic site, which is a vitally important home to all Barclays and Barclaycard services. Both offer great opportunities as both campuses offer a culture that encourages people to stay and progress their careers, and places of work that continually attracts the best new talent.

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Newcastle & Sunderland

In the North East, we have opportunities in two of our key locations: Sunderland and Newcastle. Located in the Newcastle Quayside is our Newcastle office, where our diverse workforces offers an extensive range of services from PLCs to Risk; from personal banking to customer service. Our Sunderland Contact Centre is based at Doxford International. This is home to a diverse variety of business functions including Moment Banking, Fraud Experts, Business Banking and Mortgages to name just a few.

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Manchester

Our central Manchester offices are right at the heart of the action in Spinningfields and Piccadilly place – these are hubs for all of our operations in the region, places where colleagues from across the Manchester area come together in an atmosphere of community and collaboration.

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Glasgow

At our new state-of-the-art facility, you’ll work with, and learn from, likeminded colleagues across a range of disciplines, all of them passionate about redefining the future of finance.

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Northwich

Here, you’ll find our teams have built a strong reputation for exceptionally high standards of customer service, as they provide a seamless experience to help our business and corporate clients grow and prosper.

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Jersey

In Jersey you’ll discover a world of opportunity and connection and build relationships across the globe. You can support clients with everything from high-flying investments to household budgets and lost debit cards; all from the place you call home.

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Hamilton

Barclays Hamilton is located at the centre of the Cincinnati-Dayton-Oxford triangle. Colleagues support the US Consumer Bank in a variety of Customer Service telephony and non-voice functions including: Customer Care, Fraud and Barclays Financial Assistance. Non-telephony functions such as Colleague Experience and Ops Rigor also have a presence in Hamilton.

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Delaware

In Wilmington, you’ll find Barclays US Consumer Bank, an exciting, diverse and fast-paced place to work, which has more than 10m customers in the United States.

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Wilmington

Wilmington, the largest city in Delaware just south of Philadelphia, is the home of Barclays US Consumer Bank and customer service teams that support Barclays Financial Assistance, Fraud and Collections. With about 1,500 employees in Wilmington and more than 3,000 nationwide, our US Consumer Bank is a leading co-branded credit card issuer and financial services partner that creates highly customized programs to drive customer loyalty and engagement for some of the most successful travel, entertainment, retail and affinity institutions in the US.

See available roles in Wilmington

Henderson

Barclays Henderson is the largest Operations centre for our US Consumer Bank (USCB), located just miles from Las Vegas, NV. Colleagues at the state-of-the-art, 100,000-square-foot campus support the USCB in a variety of Customer Service telephony and non-voice functions including: Customer Care, Credit, Fraud and Barclays Financial Assistance. We also house many support teams including: Data & Analytics, Technology, Anti-Money Laundering, Customer Experience and other key functions.

See available roles in Henderson

Radbroke, Knutsford & Manchester

The North West is very important to us. We have multiple offices in Manchester and our campus in Radbroke – our state-of-the-art technology hub – is one of the UK’s largest centres for information security. Here, over 5,000 people conceive of, design and develop the innovative technological solutions that protect our customers and lead the world in digital banking.

Learn more about Barclays North West See available roles in the North West

Northampton

Barclays Northampton Campus is the vitally important home to Barclaycard and all Barclays card and payment services. It’s also a strategic centre of excellence for Barclays globally. Our culture of innovation has led to many ‘firsts’ including Barclaycard; the first chip and pin in 2003; contactless payments in 2007; the first mobile payment device in 2011; and we’re making huge advancements in machine learning and AI right now.

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Whippany, New Jersey

Barclays Whippany is our first purpose-built Campus in the US: a technology-led, state-of-the-art workplace of the future, home to the Tech, Cyber Security and Payments command centres that are key to our US and global strategy. We are developing automation, machine learning, AI and cloud computing technology in a wireless and flexible environment designed to be a place where the best people can do great work.

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New York, New York

Times Square, New York is home to Barclays’ US headquarters, and the Americas hub for our Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB). Here, over 4,500 colleagues come together in front office and infrastructure roles to support our CIB clients. It’s a community of dedicated professionals creating opportunities and solving challenges for some of the world’s top companies, from start-ups to industry leaders, and our trading floors buzz with the energy of one of the world's largest investment banks.

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Wilmington, Delaware

Wilmington is where you’ll find Barclays US Consumer Bank, an exciting, diverse and fast-paced home to over 1,500 technically excellent colleagues. We have a real desire and enthusiasm to connect with our Barclays colleagues across the USA to develop the disruptive technologies that will continue to make the bank stand out in the banking and payments market.

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Pune

Barclays Pune is a huge campus, the largest single location outside of Barclays’ global headquarters in London. It’s a state-of-the-art technology hub, and home to nearly half of our Indian workforce. Home to 9,000 colleagues across Operations, Technology and Functions, our aim is to build game-changing technology that supports businesses and functions across the globe, offering the highest quality service to our clients and customers.

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Chennai

Chennai is one of our key strategic locations. It is home to over 5,000 talented and passionate Barclays colleagues across Finance and HR functions through to Operations and Technology, ensuring the bank’s technology and infrastructure runs smoothly. Our office is well-equipped with state-of-the-art technology and is designed to provide a vibrant, collaborative and unique working environment for our colleagues.

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Mumbai

Mumbai is home to our Global Market Operations, Research teams, and group Functions. his innovative atmosphere translates into our work in Mumbai, where our colleagues push boundaries to solve challenges and create opportunities for development and innovation.

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Noida

Noida was our first strategic site of significant scale in India. The Noida office opened in 2008 and since then has continued to grow considerably. With our growth, we have increased the capability of the site and the diversity of thought and backgrounds of our colleagues.

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Noida

Opened in 2008, Noida was our first strategic site of significant scale in India and since then has continued to grow considerably. With our growth, we have increased the capability of the site and the diversity of thought and backgrounds of our colleagues. Co-location of our teams enables us to better collaborate and innovate, delivering best-in-class solutions across Voice, Data, Business Operations, and Functions.

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Singapore

Our Singapore office is in the heart of the city’s central business district. Home to over 900 colleagues, it focuses on Barclays’ business operations and includes a state-of-the-art trading floor. As an integral part of Barclays’ global operations, there is immense scope in our work; we are all united by our passion for excellence and our drive to innovate.

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Prague

Barclays Prague is home to some of the most talented tech developers in the world. It’s a place where great minds come together and make remarkable innovations, and where developers re-write the past, protect the present and anticipate the future. Our tech team is admired and respected by colleagues in Barclays tech across the globe.

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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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Purpose

Working together for a better financial future.

Values

We believe great talent RISES. It acts with Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.

Mindset

We discover our full potential through our desire to Empower, Challenge and Drive each other.

We're committed to providing a supportive and simplified experience for our candidates throughout the application and assessment process. Here, you will find information about what to expect and some guidance around your assessment and interview.

While the application process depends on the role, there are some constant steps, which are;

Step 1 - Your application
Step 2 - Your assessment
Step 3 - Your interview
Step 4 - Next steps

We aim to create an inclusive work environment where everyone can reach their full potential. If you require any adjustments to our recruitment process, please let us know as part of your application.

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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.

Barclays offers a diverse, inclusive and engaged culture. A place where people can bring their whole selves to work and be respected for who they are, valued for what they do and celebrated for their contribution to our business and our community.

We are an equal opportunity employer and opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.