Investigations & Whistleblowing (I&W) Investigator

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Aug 13, 2022
Aug 27, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Investigations and Whistleblowing Investigator - Senior Manager

As a Barclays Investigations and Whistleblowing Investigator - Senior Manager, you will be responsible for conducting confidential investigations, including but not limited to whistleblowing concerns. The I&W Investigator will also be responsible for supporting the Head of Investigations with the management of the I&W Portfolio. This is a great opportunity to develop your career in a knowledgeable Whistleblowing team.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

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?
• Owning and being accountable for the end to end delivery of investigations into whistleblowing matters and ad-hoc matters allocated to them
• Conducting between 6 to 8 investigations at any given time, largely in line with internal milestones
• Proactively identify where support may be required and work with the I&W Centre of Excellence to request and obtain Investigations Support as needed
• Being accountable for the completion of all necessary investigative steps to ensure the prompt and effective identification of key facts and evidence
• Drafting high quality investigation reports as a standalone record of the investigation, including clear and concise analysis of the facts and conclusions which are supported by the facts
• Ensuring that all investigative steps, including those delegated to other colleagues, are delivered in line with bank-wide and I&W governance, processes, controls and requirements
• Providing regular briefings to I&W Management on the progress of investigations including any potential delays or issues; and any potential findings or risks identified
• Participating in the management of risks ensuring that recommendations are appropriately defined, tracked and implemented

What we're looking for:
• Significant experience conducting sensitive and complex investigations, or a similar activity, in a corporate environment
• Excellent attention to detail with high levels of curiosity and a proven record of effectively challenging evidence to form an impartial conclusion based on multiple sources of evidence
• Significant experience independently owning and delivering a portfolio of work at pace, including delegating activities
• Solid stakeholder management skills, including engaging with empathy and impartially

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Experience reviewing and challenging evidence, including electronic communications data, to form an impartial conclusion; and able to competently explain decisions and outcomes
• Demonstrable risk excellence mindset, including an understanding of Risk Frameworks and proven record of proactively identifying, assessing and escalating potential risks or themes
• Experience identifying and participating in continuous improvement and control enhancement initiatives

Where will you be working?
Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.
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