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Risk & Control Manager

Posted 13 Jul 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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Knutsford or Glasgow

As a Barclays Risk and Control Manager, you will partner with TC01 Technology teams to adhere to group ERMF and risk processes, helping to navigate Barclays risk processes and procedures. You will be a central point of engagement for all risk and control activity impacting the technology organisation supporting this Transaction Cycle. This is also an opportunity to ensure that all risk and control compliance positions and deliverables are managed in line with prevailing policies, standards and commitments.

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?

Leading as a Risk SME, helping determine, document and classify risk appropriately, and ensuring Vertical and Horizontal owners are engaged appropriately

Working with the TC01 Risk and Governance team to ensure non-compliances to the Group Standards are managed appropriately

Looking to develop the MCA for TC01 as new technology is built out, ensuring effective process is in place to inform the TC Leadership Team of the overall compliance position

Working in partnership with the Tech Chief Controls Office, Chief Information Security Office and Chief Technology Office to manage and track all deliverables

Leading as a main point of contact for open Risk Management in TC01, and from other areas of the Group e.g. second line compliance

Working in partnership with the team and risk partners to ensure all required mitigating control evidence is documented and presented appropriately for review and sign off

Escalating in a timely and appropriate manner where open risk is off track, as per Groups mandated timelines and processes where applicable

Working with technology and risk partners to review all open risk and audits, ensuing that solutions are designed effectively and evidence is sufficient to close out an issue

What we’re looking for

Solid knowledge of Operational Risk & Control and/or audit in a highly regulated business environment

Knowledge of internal controls, including the development and maintenance of appropriate framework

Solid grasp of risk assessment, risk treatment and risk remediation, including Risk Issue Classification Matrix (RICM)

Working knowledge of technology and/or cyber/information control standards

Skills that will help you in the role

Previous experience in an environment that has enabled you to gain a broad understanding of technology compliance

To have, or the ability to develop, a wide understanding of Financial Crime regulations and policies (AML, Sanctions, and Anti-Bribery and Corruption), or similar regulations

Where will you be working?

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.
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.


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

Finance & Banking
55,000 employees