Conformance Review Manager

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Jun 26, 2022
Jul 07, 2022
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As a Barclays Conformance Review Manager, this is an exciting opportunity where you will be supporting the Head of Conformance Support / Conformance Review Lead in the day to day management and execution of Conformance Reviews. You will ensure that key regulations, frameworks, policies, standards and procedures are implemented through the legal entities and make recommendations for effectiveness and efficiency improvements.
Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

What will you be doing?
• Ensuring an effective programme of work is undertaken to review internal frameworks, policies and standards in conjunction with the Conformance Leader
• Reviewing the programme regularly to ensure it remains appropriate and make amendments as necessary, making recommendations if required to ensure a risk based approach is taken
• Ensuring that work completed draws appropriate conclusions that are properly reflected in recommendations and reports
• Supporting the recommended solutions / negotiate changes to the Standards, Procedures and key controls where applicable to enhance the Risk environment
• Assisting in the on-going development and maintenance of robust management information to monitor conformance and identify any material weaknesses across Barclays legal entities
• Supporting cross functional liaison and best practice sharing with other Barclays teams with the aim of delivering efficiencies in the number and / or operation of controls without compromise
• You will be proactively supporting the embedding of agreed change management initiatives in support of process and quality improvements, cost reductions and development of people
• Collating information from internal reports for use in the preparation for conformance visits and collate outputs from visits for use in the production of post visit / review reports

What we're looking for:
• Understanding of Risk Policies, Standards, Procedures, Documentation and Controls
• Good knowledge of Market Risk and Treasury and Capital Risk desirable but not essential
• Experience / knowledge of end to end risk portfolio management
• Understanding of Financial Services Regulatory policy requirements and environment

Skills that will help you in the role:
• A background in Operational Risk / Credit Risk / Internal Audit
• Knowledge of the Group Risk structure
• Knowledge of the legal entities and transaction cycles that make up the Barclays Group
• Expert user of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Where will you be working?
Tay House is nestled in a fantastic central city location. Our modern Glasgow Contact Centre is directly next to the M8 and a short walk from Central Station and Charing Cross train station. Tay House offers a communal coffee pod, but if you fancy nipping out we are right next to two of the main shopping streets in the city centre.
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