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Date live: Dec. 21, 2022

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Legal

Reference Code: 00280648

Contract: Permanent

Global Contract Services, Prime Services and Prime Derivative Services Negotiator
Whippany, NJ

As a Barclays Legal GCS Prime Services and PDS Negotiator you will produce, negotiate and execute various capital markets contract documentation. You will support the Prime Services and PDS businesses of Barclays with an assigned portfolio of Barclays counterparties, seeking resolution to blockages in negotiations. You will effectively manage the negotiations process by understanding and identifying potential risks and other issues in the process of the negotiation.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What will you be doing?

•    Facilitating the prime services trading business by drafting, negotiating and executing capital markets contract documentation 
•    Ensuring compliance with legal, regulatory and documentation risk controls and adhere to associated guidelines and procedures
•    Conducting legal analysis and manage relationships with external counsel where necessary and within Barclays requirements on external legal spend
•    Working with Managing Directors, Directors in Sales, Trading, Risk, Compliance and Operations to establish relationships to advise regarding risk controls 
•    Explaining legal issues to them in a succinct and commercial manner in both written and oral form

What we’re looking for:

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Legal
•    5+ years of financial services experience
•    Competence in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Demonstrated expertise in suite of prime services agreements and an ability to pick up legal and commercial concepts quickly 
•    Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both written and oral communications and tailor approach to the audience and the situation
•    Understand the importance of legal risk management in context of document negotiation and regulatory developments in the prime services and derivatives industry

Where will you be working?

At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you’ll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment. 

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