Resource Solutions - Barclays

Resource Solutions - Barclays London, UK
21/09/2018
Full time
PROJECT MANAGER | STRATEGY | CHANGE CONTROL | GOVERNANCE *Permanent role based in London (VP level) Role Purpose Responsible for the successful delivery of projects to plan, budget and agreed quality and governance standards. The role typically requires managing three plus complex projects simultaneously Manages project teams engaged throughout the full delivery life cycle. Delivery of projects supporting the business strategy from business case through to initiation, requirement analysis, design, build, testing, implementation and closure Manages the project end to end including the IT elements of delivery (where applicable) Budget typically > £1.5m. Key Accountabilities Works with management to help define and implement aspects of the strategy and vision Translates gaps between current state architecture and strategy into a project plan/roadmap Champions the vision and strategy with team References the strategy in supporting decision making with the team. Controls the scope of projects, ensuring that rigorous change control is exercised. Ensure project dependencies and assumptions are factored into the planning process. Providing detailed and robust report on variances to key stakeholders and the Steering group. Define and implement governance and reporting structure appropriate for the project Establish and run Working Group or initiative level goverance (eg project forum) meetings (as appropriate) Ensures projects meet the desired requirements of Accountable Executives and that acceptance and handover to business as usual are managed against agreed acceptance criteria and to a defined plan Ensures that all project status reporting is accurate, informative and timely, and directly provides progress reports as agreed as part of the governance framework at agreed intervals. Person Specification Skills & Knowledge Strong industry knowledge Strong knowledge of specialist areas that projects operate in Project Management - Practitioner level accreditation (eg Prince 2, PMI, APM) and Agile. Extensive experience in managing projects with medium to high complexity, business critical and large cross-functional team spanning multiple regions and functions A proven track record of the full project life cycle delivery Please apply now to be considered.
Resource Solutions - Barclays Knutsford WA16, UK
21/09/2018
Full time
The Barclays Procurement Function is responsible for all aspects of working with supplier resources, from selection all the way to payment and termination of relationships. Supplier Management works post implementation of contracts with all suppliers and internal stakeholders across the bank to deliver innovative solutions for Barclays, balancing costs against service levels and risks, enabling Barclays to achieve its ambition of becoming the bank of choice. It is responsible for: Your Role Owning the relationship between the supplier and the bank (working with the Category lead as required) Leveraging group wide spend to drive best value from suppliers and delivering value across Barclays Delivering effective performance management across all spend Supporting internal stakeholders in navigating their way through a complex set of management rules and processes, to optimise the supplier services Setting the framework Third-Party Supplier Risk Management and supporting the procurement and management of suppliers across Barclays in a consistent manner Operating a number of procurement systems and processes to support and control buying activities Manages the development of Supplier relationships for Barclay's future requirements Provide sourcing teams with support and input to negotiations with suppliers and chosen service providers, where required Essential Skills Previous experience in Supplier Management and fluency at explaining it to any audience at any moment Strong track record of delivering post contract value from suppliers Track record in improving Supplier Management in a services related organisation Expert in a variety of spend areas where dependence on effective Supplier Management are strongest Desirable Skills Corporate governance Customer/market perspective Innovation and change About Us Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US. Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-term sustainable returns. Risk and Control Objective All Barclays colleagues have to 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. Your Application To be considered for this role, click on the apply button now. Barclays Values & Diversity 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. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.