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Date live: Sep. 22, 2022

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Operations

Reference Code: 90340286

Contract: Permanent

Vice President Operations Product Governance
Whippany, NJ

As a Barclays VP Operations Product Governance, you will have the opportunity to manage the Operations Product Governance US processes overseeing Corporate and Investment Bank. You will own the due diligence, risk assessments, and approvals of product changes through the New and Amended Product Approval and Product Design & Review process. 

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?

•    Managing the risk assessment process across the New and Amended Product Approval and Product Design & Review
•    Providing appropriate challenge to the SMEs, Stakeholders and ensuring full due diligence has been completed and all identified risk has been appropriately mitigated
•    Approving proposals in the New and Amended Product Approval system in a diligent manner
•    Defining the strategy for the continued development and enhancement of the Operations Product Governance offering
•    Taking a lead role with other regional leads to define the strategy for the continued development and enhancement of the offering Operations Product Governance (OPG)
•    Contributing to the overall Risk Management Framework, control standards and initiatives to further embed the OPG team offering within that team 
•    Raising awareness of the team offering, embedding an OPG risk assessment culture & awareness through regular engagement with key stakeholders

What we’re looking for:

•    Excellent interpersonal skills, proven history of relationship building and stakeholder management
•    Experience in supporting senior stakeholders
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate at different levels across the organisation
•    Analytical and logical approach to problem solving and risk assessment

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    High level of knowledge about the trade lifecycle and operational functions
•    Understanding of Trade Management, Reporting, Confirmations, Collateral & Portfolio Management, Client Valuations, Settlement & Asset Servicing, Reference Data
•    High level of knowledge & experience of Capital Markets Products 

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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