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Vice President, Strategic Risk Transfer

Wilmington, Delaware

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Date live: Jun. 27, 2024

Business Area: Barclays International

Area of Expertise: Relationship Management / Sales

Reference Code: 90392756

Contract: Permanent

Vice President, Strategic Risk Transfer 
Wilmington, DE

As a Barclays Vice President, Strategic Risk Transfer, you’ll be a part of the Corporate Development business. The CDO business manages deals, M&A activity, strategic risk transfer, and strategic analysis and business optimizations. You’ll be responsible for structuring and executing new strategic risk transfers, including asset analysis, transaction modelling, credit rating agency discussions, legal documentation, and internal/external governance. You’ll have opportunity to consistently collaborate and interact with senior business management.

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?

•    Overseeing execution of life-cycle events for the live strategic risk transfers, including credit quality monitoring, monthly performance, monthly reporting and periodic audit
•    Owning/ coordinating of management of existing Strategic Risk Transfers transactions
•    Being responsible for driving improvements and efficiencies of the post-execution management
•    Ensuring that all business activities are carried out in compliance with the firm wide, and business specific conduct, risk & control limits and expectations
•    Providing subject matter expertise on the impact of Strategic Risk Transfer activities across a number of key metrics (P&L, RWA, Balance Sheet, Liquidity & Capital) 
•    Developing/ maintaining relationships across a broad range of stakeholders to ensure that the business receives the required levels of technical/ practical support to meet its goals
•    Taking responsibility for understanding complex ideas quickly and being able to communicate them to non-specialists clearly  
•    Analysing large data sets and the impact of adding/removing/substituting assets to existing risk transfer arrangements or setting up such new structures

What we’re looking for:

•    Degree or equivalent experience, ideally with some Finance or Economics element
•    At least more than five years of structuring, risk transfer or securitization experience, ideally with an investment bank, investment fund or credit rating agency
•    Solid analytical skills, particularly ability to distill relevant information from large data sets 
•    Ability to communicate complex transactions to a broad range of internal stakeholders, including senior management

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:

•    Solid analytical and financial modelling capabilities with direct experience in credit card/ consumer businesses
•    Excellent oral and written skills
•    Solid Project Management Skills; proficient to advanced R and/or Python user
•    Experience leading cross-functional teams; proven influencing and relationship management skills

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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More about working at Barclays

From New York to Nevada, our Barclays US offices are places where we’ve brought work and wellbeing together to create environments where our people can be at their very best. These are warm, welcoming and diverse communities where everyone’s contribution is recognised and celebrated.

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.

Barclays welcomes applications from all candidates and is committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments (accommodations) are put in place to allow for a fair and inclusive recruitment process. For more information and how to request one, please review Adjustments to the recruitment process.

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.

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 click here to learn more.

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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.

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