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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Northampton


Project and Delivery Manager - 90229379
Primary Location:UK-Northamptonshire-Northampton
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:2 Apr 2019 - Ongoing
Job Title : Project and Delivery VP
Location : Northampton
We’re one of the largest payment providers in the world, and we have a simple ambition. We want to be the most recommended brand to help consumers buy and sellers sell, every day. What makes us different is our drive to delight our customers with bespoke and brilliant solutions.

We are the engine of Cards and Payments with a particular focus on our businesses in the UK, US and Germany with over 6,000 colleagues in multiple locations. We are running, maintaining and transforming all customer processes and interactions as well as the underlying technology platforms. Our aim is to create a powerful cards and payments platform for the future, aligned to support strategic business objectives across UK, US and Germany.

An exciting role has opened up to join a pivotal team within Global Payment Networks (GPN), primarily supporting the Issuing businesses across BUK and Barclaycard International (BI). The GPN team works alongside key business units across Barclays, and is responsible for managing the interactions with the global Payment Networks, such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners, JCB and Union Pay International. 

As part of this team, you will define and own the content and direction of strategic projects in order to support continuous delivery and the high performance of GPN.
What will you be doing?    
•Project Management of strategic initiatives across Barclays, creating & maintaining plans and pushing projects forwards to a successful conclusion
•Drive senior stakeholder management and ensure the wider organisation is engaged & aligned to the strategic project’s needs.
•Establish & drive delivery disciplines, cadence & standards for the GPN team
•Own the delivery status report out and accuracy of the facts
•Vendor relationship management – running RFPs and contract management
•Overall responsibility for delivering projects to time, cost & quality.  Drive the team to ensure velocity is maintained / changes managed in line with BUK and BI expectations
•Work as part of a commercially focussed team and own the continuous delivery of value adding strategic initiatives that will meet our numerous stakeholder demands.
•Responsibility for regular engagement with multiple senior stakeholders from across the Bank (BUK and BI), ensuring alignment is achieved at each step of the project plan.
What we’re looking for:
•An organised self-starter who can effectively provide change management and project management expertise to strategic projects to which the Project and Delivery Manager is assigned.
•Possess expertise in change management methods and tools, in particular the Change Management change management method and toolkit.
•Proven relationship management of internal and external stakeholders across seniority levels
•Analysis, creativity and innovation – able to conceive original and practical solutions to complex and business critical problems.
Skills that will help you in the role:
•Broad knowledge of all banking products, business flows and technologies
•Extensive working experience in large scale projects/programmes along with previous experience in organisational analysis and design is preferable but not essential
•A proven team player who is able to work in a dynamic and fast paced team environment.
•Proven ability of influencing and motivating others in the delivery of key projects in pressurised circumstances.
Where will you be working?
Barclays Northampton is an operation of vast scale, with a huge influence and impact on the financial services industry and on the lives of millions of British people. Here, we process 18 million transactions worth more than £700 million every day. This couldn’t be possible without the collaboration between all our teams – from tech, marketing, functions, and operations – and the global partnerships our Northampton colleagues have. Our environmentally friendly office is within 5 minutes of the local town, easily accessible from the M1, and we run frequent shuttlebuses to and from Northampton train station.
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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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