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Senior Project Manager

Whippany, NJ

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.

Key information

Date live Jan. 14, 2022

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Technology

Contract Permanent

Reference Code 90297101

Job description

Senior Project Manager

Whippany, NJ

As a Barclays Senior Project Manager you will be responsible for the successful delivery of projects to plan, budget and agreed quality and governance standards. You will typically manage three plus complex projects simultaneously and be managing project teams throughout the full delivery lifecycle. Delivery of projects supporting the business strategy from business case through to initiation, requirement analysis, design, build, testing, implementation and closure.

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?

  • Delivering projects to plan, budget, agreed quality and governance standards
  • Supporting the business strategy from business case through to initiation, requirement analysis, design, build, testing, implementation and closure
  • Creating the business case for the program taking into account information on benefits, costs, risks and timescales, concluding on whether it is desirable, viable and achievable
  • Managing multiple project teams to deliver outcomes, planning and managing resources and interdependencies
  • Working with management to help define and implement aspects of the strategy and vision
  • Translating gaps between current state architecture and strategy into a project plan/roadmap
  • Referencing the strategy in supporting decision making with the team
  • Managing project teams (direct or indirect) engaged throughout the full delivery lifecycle

What we’re looking for:

  • Extensive experience in managing projects with medium to high complexity, business critical and large cross-functional team spanning multiple regions and functions
  • Proven delivery project / program lead, comfortable in both the technical details and overseeing delivery across a wide range of teams
  • Ability to work within a regulated and controlled environment
  • A knowledge of both agile and traditional project delivery methods

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Presentation and communication skills, managing senior (MD Level) stakeholders
  • Professional recognized Project/Programme management qualification or previous relevant experience
  • Experience of working on Risk, Finance and/or Treasury / Liquidity Projects
  • Working understanding of quantitative models and having worked with QA and IT teams

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.

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

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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