About Barclays Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 130,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide . Please visit our website here for more information. Risk Oversight
Reporting into Barclays International Chief Risk Officer (BI CRO) and a 2 nd line of defence (2LOD), Risk Oversight is responsible for the management and execution around key control activities within BI Risk related to New & Amended Product Approval (NAPA), Credit and Market Risk Controls & Governance, Regulatory Risk Management and Issue Management & Reporting.
The role under consideration is specifically for NAPA management (see further details below).
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Role Purpose (New and Amended Product Approval (NAPA))
The NAPA governance is considered the gate keeper for any new or incremental change in business, products, services or transactions. NAPA Team is the governance function housed within Risk Oversight that oversees the Standard, framework and administration of the NAPA Committee. The NAPA governance framework requires various levels of independent challenge to requests for new and amended products/services as defined in the scope of the Standard.
Independently manage a portfolio of NAPA proposals across BI - from inception through to final approval / rejection.
Provide robust challenges at each approval tollgate as each proposal passes through the governance framework.
Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) with regard to Group NAPA Policy and the BI NAPA Standard.
Manage other NAPA governances as appropriate.
Provide ongoing input and challenges to the status quo.
Cultivate effective two-way communication channels with all key stakeholders, effectively managing these relationships, often at senior levels.
Prepare high quality materials for presentation to the regional NAPA Committee including leading agenda discussions, pre-Committee discussion with Committee Chair, writing & review Committee Minutes etc.
Be responsible for responses to regulatory and audit requests.
Lead key projects and initiatives; providing leadership from formulating solution through to execution - working within the region and globally.
Provide oversight for junior team members including performance management, objectives setting, coaching and training.
Proven career history within financial services, ideally with demonstrated work experience in risk & control position. Seasoned VP with ideally 10+ years' experience.
Strong project management skills and be able to handle multiple proposals / projects and work streams concurrently.
Product, front-to-end internal system and business processes & flows are strongly beneficial for the role.
Ability to manage senior stakeholders across the Bank and demonstrated abilities to build/influence and challenge.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills - ability to present at Committees, enable senior stakeholders' engagement and be able to escalate to internal senior management where appropriate.
Strong administration and follow-up skills with minimal supervision - ability to meet time-sensitive deadlines and work under pressure at times.
Highly flexible and has the ability to try different approaches to work with various teams and stakeholders - and being able to adapt in style according to the circumstances.
Ability to make critical decisions and be accountable for their decisions and actions. The individual needs to be able to exercise sound independent judgment about potential issues that may have significant implications for Barclays and be able to navigate through complex internal and external environment successfully.
Prior experience in managing a team of AVPs.
Eager to learn, with the passion to perform.
Proficient in Word, Excel and Power Point.
Risk and Control Objective
All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards
Benefits Our customers deserve the best. The same goes for our employees. That's why at Barclays you'll receive a range of benefits that include a competitive salary and all the tools, technology and support you need to succeed. Our Culture Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. The values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our employees. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.
Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.
Barclays is an equal opportunity employer and are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. For more detailed information, please visit our dedicated Diversity and Inclusion site here .