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Technology Controls Lead

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 Technology Controls Lead, you will join an established Risk & Controls Team that provide TC01 CIO and their Senior Leadership and teams with risk support and partnership. Your role is to become a risk partner for Wholesale Onboarding & GFCO Technology teams to adhere to group ERMF and risk processes. You will have the exciting chance to work with the TC01 Controls Director, Tower Risk Leads and Engineering Teams, as well as with key stakeholders, to manage open and emerging risk, audit and controls activity.

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 and using your solid grasp of Group Policies and Standards to help identify and document as well as classify risk appropriately

Ensuring non-compliances to Group Standards are managed appropriately, as per the Groups Enterprise Risk Management Framework

Working with Cyber and Technology stakeholders to ensure full compliance of all deliverables including: DWBs, Risk Event, SoX, Operational Risk, and Legal Requests

Aiding in BAU methodologies and regular team meetings, helping to drive good practice across the TC by being an engaged and integral member of the TC01 Risk & Controls Team

Raising, coordinating and enriching Risk Events in line with Risk Event policy

Working with Cyber, Technology and Risk partners to review all open risk and audits, ensuing that solutions are designed effectively and supporting evidence is sufficient

Assisting the internal/external audit engagement, leading in-line with BIA audit methodologies including: Pre-audit checks, progress monitoring, and evidence provision

Engaging risk partners proactively to obtain approval prior to and during reviews from 2LoD or 3LoD

What we’re looking for

Previous experience in an environment that has enabled you to gain a broad understanding of technology and cyber, especially from a compliance perspective

Understanding of risk assessment, risk treatment & risk remediation, including Risk Issue Classification Matrix (RICM)

Extensive financial services experience preferably within technology environments and with management of audit/risk/governance/compliance

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

Skills that will help you in the role

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

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

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