Head of Platform Governance & Control

Crown Dependencies
19 Apr 2017
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Head of Platform Governance & Control

As a Barclays Head of Platform Governance & Control you will be a core part of the Channel Islands Platform Management Team and will carry key responsibilities in respect of the Governance & Control of Barclays Bank Plc across both the Jersey and Guernsey Branch. You will formally report to the Channel Islands Platform Director and will be required to work closely with the Channel Islands Head of Platform Risk and a number of key first and second line of defence for stakeholders in Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man and the UK.

About us:
Overseas Services has a range of banking and investment management solutions based in four of the world's leading financial centres. The business supports 61,000 clients in the UK, Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man and around the world from local business and retail clients to trust companies and fiduciaries by providing banking, credit, treasury and investment solutions to overseas customer segments through a relationship-led service, online channels and product specialists. Our ambition is to deliver overseas expertise and specialism for our clients and act as gateway to the wider Barclays Group.

As a Head of Platform Governance & Control, your main responsibilities will involve:
• Acting as a subject matter expert (SME) and Channel Islands representative to a number of regulatory and mandatory projects affecting the Overseas Services business
• Overseeing Governance & Control returns to various Group and local Committees (involving the development and provision of a robust suite of Management Information (MI))
• Supporting outsourcing and owning the Governance & Control of outsourced / insourced services for the Bank, bringing in SMEs where required
• Accountability as a trusted authority on Jersey & Guernsey financial regulatory frameworks, ensuring ongoing adherence with Regulatory Guidance and Codes of Business
• Attending / deputising at various formal Governance committee meetings
• Controlling the use and integrity of the Bank's data

As a Head of Platform Governance & Control, your skills and qualifications will include:
• A strong technical understanding of client issues (including complex corporate and private wealth structures)
• Being objective in the management of Risk, Governance & Control issues and take an independent view and possessing strong analytical skills
• A detailed technical knowledge of Customer Due Diligence (CDD), anti-money laundering (AML),

Countering Financial Terrorism (CFT), sanctions, reputational risk, fraud and operational risk
• A need for thoroughness, ability to prioritise, meet deadlines and attention to detail
• A strong capability to communicate with people at various levels in a large matrix organisation

The Benefits:
Our customers deserve the best. The same goes for our people. That's why at Barclays you'll receive a range of benefits including a competitive salary, flexible hours and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be.

Our Culture:
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. The values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our employees. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

At Barclays, we recruit based on merit and are committed to promoting diversity throughout our organisation.

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Ready to apply?

There are three stages to our application process:
1. Application: On your application we'll ask for information like your contact details, education and work experience. You'll also be required to upload a CV, so it's a good idea to have it ready.
2. CV Review: If you meet the criteria for the role you've applied for, a member of our team will be in touch to conduct a short telephone interview to explore your application in greater detail.
3. Assessment: If your application is successful at this stage, we'll ask you to complete an online Situational Judgment Test to explore your alignment to the Barclays Values and Competencies. Your recruiter will be able to provide further information about the test.

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We encourage applicants to apply as early as possible in the recruitment period. Barclays recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert during the recruitment process.


Salary: . Date posted: 19/04/2017