Full Job Description
Operational Risk Manager – Private Bank
As a Barclays Operational Risk Manager – Private Bank you’ll join an expanding global team of Operational Risk experts who own and manage our Operational Risk Framework (ORF). Your team provides the first line of defence teams with the tools and frameworks to ensure effective management of the banks Operational Risk.
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.
What will you be doing?
Providing independent oversight, review and challenge on the outputs of the Operational Risk framework and the associated management of Operational Risk
Providing input to the key business discussions and decisions at the key governance and decision-making committees
Producing insightful analysis and interpretation of risks to the first and second line based on a thorough technical understanding of the Operational Risk Management Framework
Championing the provision of, and support for, the use of a practical toolset to set and manage the businesses Operational risks to within business risk appetite
Building credible relationships up to Group Exco level to ensure alignment with shared requirements and dependencies
Providing insightful and potentially unpopular perspectives whilst being prepared to explain and stand behind your rationale in a non-confrontational manor
What we’re looking for:
Excellent practical understanding and experience of operational risk management and framework and with strong commercial awareness
A track record of leading Operational Risk activity from a first or second line of defence role
Communication experience with a range of stakeholders and strong stakeholder management skills, with ability to influence others and to challenge
Be focused on excellence and execution, resilient and able to work with many and varied deliverables
Skills that will help you in the role:
Professional qualification in a related discipline is preferable (Audit / Risk)
Educated to degree level and a member of one of the recognised industry bodies specialising in Operational Risk Management e.g. IRM, IOR
Excellent command of the English language with solid written and oral communication skills and an ability to communicate and influence at all levels in the business
Knowledge of best practice in respect of Operational Risk, risk and control frameworks and associated regulatory requirements
Where will you be working?
We’ve been in Scotland for 250 years, and Scotland’s significance to Barclays has never been as important as it is today. You can find the Aurora Building in Bothwell Street, a short walk from both Central and Queen Street Stations, and not far from Sauchiehall Street and Argyll Street, two of the city’s main shopping hubs. We’re committed to giving everyone the opportunity to thrive at Barclays, investing in our people, communities, and facilities – highlighted by our new state-of-the-art campus opening soon in the city centre