Job Title: IT Project Manager
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.
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 carer, 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.
IT Project Management of projects planned/assigned as part of MTP SI pipeline for Barclaycard Germany, ensuring appropriate coordination with relevant teams towards successful delivery and release.
What will you be doing?
o Manage project Risks, Issues, Assumptions and dependencies
o Ensure project meets all governance and compliance norms
o Track project efforts and costs against estimates
o Work with Change management for effective delivery
o Coordinate with release management and supporting teams for successful delivery and release.
o Ensure that all stakeholders are communicated with project status, risks etc.
Conduct project meetings at regular interval
o Main duties.
o Lead and ensure all team delivery abide to the 7 principles of system development standard
o Manage performance goals and business needs of the organization
o Plan, define and review projects for proper implementation and migration to service mode
o Plan, develop and implement new systems and ensure proper functioning of existing systems
o Resolve any issues and take preventive actions and maintain project logs, documents and status reports
o Co-ordinate with management in developing long term plans for application development
o Collaborate with application management on defining project objectives, resource planning, allocation and support for projects
o Lead and participate in all phases of application development lifecycle
o Provide maintenance and support for all application development lifecycle
o Maintain good technical knowledge to provide direction to the development process
o Ensure expense are within budget limits as per project/organization standards
o Responsible for monitoring project and excellent communication and collaboration skills across all levels within the organization
Review and innovate changes to internal processes or creating greater value for customers in terms of products, services and business system with increasing internal effectiveness and efficiency
What we’re looking for:
o Project Management Skills
o Excellent communication skills,
o Decision making, co-operating nature, assertive, proactive nature
Skills that will help you in the role:
o Good command over SDLC project lifecycle.
o Banking/credit card knowledge
o Has a wide network within the organization and shows integrity while addressing challenging situations;
o Experienced at implementing or managing function-wide risk management processes and tools;
o Actively identifies and mitigates risks while weighting the pros and cons of various risk management models;
o Creates and updates own budget with budgeting software tools, can explain variances and make adjustments;
o Experienced at sizing workload and resources in multi-areas projects; extensive experience in commercial negotiation
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.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.
Purpose and Values
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.
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 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.