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Delivery Lead

Posted 2 Feb 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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As a Barclays Delivery Lead, you will have an exciting chance to be responsible for managing the end-to-end delivery of functional and infrastructure changes on the FileGateway Application. You will oversee the delivery of File Gateway channel that enables our Corporate Clients to securely submit bulk files of payments from their back-end systems into Barclays for processing.
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 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.

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.

What will you be doing?

Creating and taking ownership of end-to-end project/release delivery plans, and ownership of project initiation, validating feasibility, financials and resourcing plans

Carrying out detailed planning for project delivery with stakeholder teams and defining project schedules and timelines

Managing internal stakeholders from other Tech delivery areas, Operations, Product and Support

Driving external vendor project dependencies and deliverables

Managing and tracking project budgets ensuring the change is delivered on time and in line with agreed finances

Working closely with the programme lead to help define delivery roadmaps

Identifying and managing risks to ensure delivery is within the programme risk tolerance

Reporting for project level through internal delivery forums

What we’re looking for:

Project delivery experience, preferable with both agile and waterfall methodologies

Experience in delivering large complex technical projects within a challenging environment

Must be able to demonstrate significant skills in stakeholder management, communication, influencing and strong personal credibility

Ability to manage concurrent initiatives and use effective judgment in prioritization and time management

Skills that will help you in the role:

Exceptional analytical skills, methodical approach with good attention to detail

Understanding of host-to-host Digital Channels

Solid interpersonal skills and ability to influence and negotiate with stakeholders at all levels across the organization

Where will you be working?

This role will be based in Knutsford. We will confirm your place of work at the point of offer, ensuring that this is considered in line with our future ways of working and overall location strategy. The hiring manager for the role will discuss the appropriate defined time in office for the role with you as part of the application process.

You will be based in Radbroke, Knutsford. The Barclays Technology Campus just outside Manchester is our tech command centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. The campus is set in a 64 acre self-contained site, in a beautiful green environment and it offers unrivalled facilities for work and for play. We have an onsite gym, as well as outdoor tennis, football and cricket areas, as well as onsite restaurant and coffee shops.


Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

Finance & Banking
55,000 employees