Project Manager

Project Manager

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Project Manager
About Barclays
Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.
Risk and Control Objective
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.

Working Flexibly
We're committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers and clients needs. Whether you have family commitments or you're a career, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life.
If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.
  • Role profile is for Scrum Master / Technical Project Manager for managing application deliveries in Corporate Data Services (CDS) a group in Corporate Bank Technology
  • The role demands Technical Project management and thought leadership to achieve goals like efficient program deliveries, stakeholder management and aligning deliveries with corporate landscape for some of the key corporate programs
  • Role requires supporting the business in delivering its strategic objectives. At the same time challenge business requirements and demands to ensure high quality deliveries are implemented and not impacting the current BAU service

What will you be doing
  • Ensuring the impediments faced by the engineering teams are resolved with a sense of urgency
  • Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of project governance
  • Organize and lead project status and working meetings prepare and distribute progress reports manage risks and issues while delivery planning for assigned projects
  • Assist with internal and external communication to improve transparency and broadcast information to the larger audience
  • Define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management
  • Independently creates prototype designs for components of applications or projects, and creates documents like Projection Initiation, Plan, RAIDS, Reporting, Testing Approach, Migration, etc
  • External stakeholder management including but not limited to lead program deliveries, managing finance at project level and interfacing teams
  • Manage project deliveries efficiently using Agile delivery model.
  • Overall financial tracking and ensuring adherence to budget. Managing resource forecast in line with the demand.
  • Implementation management of changes by managing the change implementation in line with RTB guidelines

What we're looking for:
  • Technical delivery management experience in large (circa 50-60 person years) critical application using Agile delivery methodology
  • Establishing delivery management controls to ensure that delivery is within the agreed budget, time and in line with the quality. Managed programs with budgets of around GBP 2-3 Million a year
  • Experience with project management tools and methodologies
  • Experience with transformation using Cloud and other related digital technologies
  • Analytical skills to manage technical deliveries by close co-working with the interfacing teams including but not limited Enterprise Architecture, Solution Architecture, Development, testing, Requirements, Compliance, Info Security, Data Privacy teams
  • Strong communication skills to ensure Data Services is represented well across stakeholders
  • Stakeholder management to ensure conflict management
  • Establishing and driving delivery priorities across business unit

Skills that will help you in the role:
  • Preferred Relevant certification - PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM or equivalent
  • Application Development (Technical) experience in the earlier phase of the career
  • Delivery management experience in Tier1/equivalent application with middleware technologies
  • Delivery management in one/more of the technologies like AbInitio, Teradata / Warehouse, Data Lake, Data Quality, MI reporting, API, Micro Services
  • Exposure to Corporate Banking, Payments processing, Channels integration or Data Lineage

Where will you be working
Be More at Barclays
At Barclays, each day is about being more - as a professional, and as a person. Be More @ Barclays represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It's the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.
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Our Values
Purpose, Values and Mindset
We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.
Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.
We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.
We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.
We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.
We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.
We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.
Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.
Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.
Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.
Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.
Our Diversity
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.
Our Benefits
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our flexible working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility, then please discuss this with us.

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About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.
With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 83,500 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.
Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England.

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