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  • Entry level
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  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


Financial Crime Framework & Delivery - 90223410
Primary Location:UK-GB-London-London
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:20 Mar 2019 - 1 May 2019
Director, Financial Crime Framework & Delivery
Location: London or Northampton

The Director, Financial Crime Framework & Delivery is a new role to drive a closer of management and oversight of the end to end Financial; Crime risk across the businesses that make up Cards & Payments within the Barclays Group. Supported by the Head of Regulatory Framework & Delivery (HRFD), the Cards & Payments Business Leaders and Operational stakeholders to assess, design, implement and maintain an effective system of controls and oversight structures to effectively oversee and manage Cards & Payments ’s Financial Crime risk performance and profile. To be the trusted advisor for the Business Unit CEOs in relation to management of Financial Crime (AML and KYC matters) and related regulatory challenges supporting on framework, controls and governance. To work closely with the Financial Crime Advisory function and other second line of defence (2LoD) teams to assure that Cards & Payments operates in compliance with all relevant Financial Crime regulations and Barclays Policies. 

What will you be doing?
To own, lead, deliver and continuously improve the strategy, design, implementation and effective operation of a system of internal control to mitigate Financial Crime risk across, and in each of the constituent businesses and functions in Cards & Payments. 
To support business leaders in Cards & Payments to own and drive first line of defense (1LoD) for Financial Crime frameworks, processes and control oversight providing advice and guidance to the businesses on the management and mitigation of Financial Crime risk.
To lead the business level Financial Crime aligned teams across C&P to develop, build and recommendation to the Executive Forum the status of their Financial Crime risk tolerance based on Group guidance; working closely with the Financial Crime Advisory function to monitor performance against tolerance and preparing and evolving insightful reporting on a regular basis.
To work closely with all business leaders (BU CEOs as accountable executives for Financial Crime) to implement and maintain effective controls including attendance at relevant key forums including Control Forums and Executive level meetings on a regular basis.
To drive, lead and influence relevant remediation activities from time to time; including supporting the business in the execution of the regular rolling risk assessment process and the closure of any gaps or issues identified.
To develop, design, lead and report on the status of the Financial Crime risk across C&P to all relevant Executive meetings, including Risk Committee, Control Forums, Management meetings and BU level Forums. 
To lead on all discussions with Group Financial Crime liaising with senior leaders across Barclays.
To ensure that accurate, relevant and insightful Key Performance (KPIs), Key Risk (KRIs) and Key Control (KCIs) Indicators are monitored to enable management of risk appetite. 
Prepare and present insightful, simple and focused Financial Crime reporting to articulate the status of performance, risk and control effectiveness across all Cards & Payments businesses.
Working closely with the 2LoD functions to ensure appropriate policies and standards are embedded across Cards & Payments and relevant Dispensations, Waivers and Breaches (DWBs) are prepared and in effect.
What we’re looking for:
Strong experience in Financial Services operating in leadership roles with proven delivery in Financial Crime, Governance and control disciplines. 
A proven ability to lead across businesses, operational processes and diverse teams and drive focused solutions that balance compliance and risk to the needs of customers and operational performance.
Skills that will help you in the role:
Ability to develop business strategy, communicate in clear and confident manner, and act independently to implement, sometimes using creativity in approach
Attention to detail and strong organizational skills a must. Ability to balance multiple critical requests from various stakeholders with outstanding precision
Strong leadership skills with a proven track record of success in leading a high performance team
Strong relationship management experience gained in financial industry and regulatory environment. Ability to act as

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

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. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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