Job description


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


PMO Support - 90230879
Primary Location:US-New Jersey-Whippany
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:4 Apr 2019 - Ongoing
PMO Support - AVP
Whippany, NJ

Functions Technology sits within Group Technology and provides technology solutions for the firm’s Functions including Compliance, Human Resources, Head Office (includes Internal Audit, Corporate Secretariat, Corporate Relations), Group Service Company, Legal, Procurement, and CRES Technologies.  Our mission is to deliver a simplified, automated and integrated ecosystem of tools and applications enabling our Functions to increase operational efficiency and reduce risk.

Compliance PMO sits within Functions Technology and partners with the PM community to establish and maintain a change portfolio of work that assures alignment to the Execution Risk Governance Standard (ERGS) and Change Delivery Controls Standard (CDCS).  Specifically, establishing clarity of roles and responsibilities in governing change portfolios, providing effective oversight, reporting and monitoring progress of change portfolios, and providing effective oversight and management of delivery processes.   

What will you be doing?
•Support the Compliance PMO function and strategy.  The individual will have governance ownership for a set of projects and will work closely with the PMs to deliver to the Execution Risk Governance Standard (ERGS) and Change Delivery Controls Standard (CDCS), reducing execution risk for the firm
•Partner with PMs on governance requirements, including the completion of outlined business plans (OBCs), detailed business plans (DBCs), and control self-assessments (CSAs); check and challenge to meet the highest governance standards
•Establish and maintain governance council meetings; partner with senior leadership to set agenda, produce meeting materials, and take minutes; present and escalate governance issues and drive remediation
•Be the subject matter expert (SME) on projects covered in partnership with PMs, including financials and delivery requirements
•Partner with all levels of the organization to govern project execution; interact with senior management across Functions Technology
•Establish a comprehensive understanding of the Compliance operating model and objectives
•Be the subject matter expert (SME) on projects, including financials and delivery requirements

What we’re looking for:
•Bachelor's degree
•3 years’ experience in a financial services firm
•3 years’ experience in technology project management space

Skills that will help you in the role:
•Strong stakeholder management to Executive level
•Strong presentation skills

Where will you be working?
At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you’ll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment.
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Our Values
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity
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. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, 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.

Our Benefits
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,

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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