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Date live: Mar. 21, 2024

Business Area: Barclays International

Area of Expertise: Analytics

Reference Code: 90385400

Contract: Permanent

Head of Credit and Data Analytics Governance and Controls
Wilmington, DE

As a Barclays Head of Credit and Data Analytics Governance and Controls, you will be responsible for Governance and Control areas across Credit and Data Analytics (CDA) and be the point of contact for Regulatory, Internal Audit and other internal audit/reviews bodies that oversee CDA. This is a First Line of Defense role, and you will be responsible for a total of 8 Full-Time Employees. You will also ensure the effective development and execution of a sound risk and control agenda that is consistent with regulatory and Barclays’ expectations.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. 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.

We currently offer a hybrid working model where colleagues have the flexibility to split their time working from home and an office. Everyone has the opportunity to integrate their professional and personal lives through this dynamic working model.

What will you be doing?

•    Leading the control agenda and collaborating with the Chief Control Office, 2nd Line Credit Risk and other teams to manage risk appetite and risk management framework  
•    Developing a culture of responsibility/ accountability for a quality control environment with improved transparency, project disciplines and execution-focused delivery
•    Leading internal and external examinations of the CDA team to prepare for the examination, provide relevant documentation and guide the examination
•    Collaborating with Technology to drive improvement program of the reporting & tracking functionality related to controls and issue management with regulatory and policy overlay
•    Executing thematic reviews and develop action plans when root cause analysis shows broader or reoccurring issues 
•    Maintaining accurate data within ORAC (Risk reporting system) for CDA items; perform ORAC Data Integrity checks to identify any exceptions for CDA items
•    Governing Mandates and Scales activities: monthly business monitoring (forecast vs actuals), quarterly refreshes of the forecast and governing the yearly forecasting process
•    Executing the Credit Review Forum, inclusive of creation of the forum pack and all associated activities to ensure effective and efficient results

What we’re looking for:

•    Control process subject matter expertise in the credit card industry or comparable financial industry programs experience
•    Proven track record of developing strategic programs to improve control environments
•    Proven knowledge and experience with risk and control assessments; issues management and remediation of control gaps is required
•    Highly organized and structured; ability to manage multiple and competing priorities and relentless focus on achievement of deadlines

In addition to the skills required to execute the job well, we're looking for people with the following capabilities to grow and contribute to our culture:

•    Empathy: An ability to see a situation from another person’s perspective 
•    Ownership: A strong sense of pride in your work
•    Connection: Build relationships with partners and colleagues 
•    Innovation: Openness to finding creative solutions
•    Persistence: Desire to go above and beyond when necessary to get the job done
•    Collaboration: Work well with others while building projects together

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Bachelor’s degree
•    Significant experience in financial services
•    Significant risk and control management experience

At Barclays we understand that power of great customer experiences and we work hard every day to make sure that the needs and expectations of our customers are met and exceeded.  We focus our energies on making every customer engagement better than before.    

Where will you be working?

Barclays’ Wilmington campus boasts a recently renovated office space featuring a cafe, coffee bar, wellness breakout spaces and more. The campus is located along the historic Wilmington Riverfront where a glance out our windows reveals a scenic look at the Christina River and a growing riverfront community of luxury apartments, shops and restaurants. Additionally, the Wilmington train station is a short walk away, making travel from New York and Washington, DC fast and convenient.

We offer an environment that enables you to thrive and make an impact. Our colleagues are hard-working, focused on solutions, and collaborative. Here you will find people helping people at every level. Our culture is dedicated to innovation and maintaining a sense of balance and well-being.


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