Job Description : Location: ChennaiTo manage Execution Risk effectively, deliver on our Group strategy and satisfy all our stakeholders, we must deliver our initiatives consistently and transparently Programme Management Office (PMO) colleagues ensure initiative delivery is managed in line with the relevant Policies and Standards, using standard processes and tooling to improve the level and likelihood of successful outcomes They also help to ensure all stakeholders are aware of initiative progress and have the information they need to make the right decisions in a timely mannerThe purpose of this role is operate as a key partner to the Head of SIP PMO and the Programme Manager and CIO responsible for the delivery of the Finance and Liquidity sub-initiatives This role will be accountable for the delivery of core PMO responsibilities and will be expected to work closely with stakeholders across the organisation to develop a detailed understanding of the subject matter, project, and plans in order to enable the effective management and delivery of the programmeWhat will you be doing?PMOs ensure initiative delivery is managed efficiently and effectively, in line with relevant policies and standards.
Maintaining and actively managing initiative documentation, facilitating key governance fora, reinforcing the accountabilities of key stakeholders, helping to ensure that decisions are made by the right people and based on the right information This includes ensuring that the Accountable Executive and other key stakeholders / fora (eg Project or Programme Forum, Portfolio Governance Board) have relevant and timely initiative MI (including status and any relevant risks or issues)Safeguarding effective change control processes, ensuring the business case is updated and managed through appropriate governanceSupporting the Programme and / or Project Managers in determining, monitoring and managing workforce and financial requirements, drawing insights from available information to inform daily delivery such as challenging progress, prioritisation of resources or stop/start/continue decisions; tracking benefits and costs, driving budget efficiencySupporting the Programme and / or Project Managers in assessing the risks from the change, including the tracking of thematic issues, early identification and management of RAIDs; and completing a Change Risk Impact Assessment (CRIA) where requiredSupporting the Programme and / or Project Managers in in tracking outcomes, ensuring that planned outputs deliver the agreed outcomes and that the outcomes remain relevant; also enabled through provision of timely MI and estimating, scheduling and planning activityPMOs have an important role to play in providing constructive challenge to Programmes and Projects, not only providing the information initiatives need to make the right decisions, but also helping initiative leads to pre-empt any issues and course correct where requiredActing in partnership with Project and / or Programme Manager, using their experience and insight to help challenge efficiency; to maintain a focus on delivering outcomes; to predict potential blockers and risks; and to deploy appropriate governance and oversight of delivery (including the Project and/or Programme Forum) Driving best practice delivery in line with the relevant Policies and Standards through coaching and educating delivery teams on what good looks like; monitoring and driving improvement in data quality and timeliness of reporting to enable decision making; reviewing and challenging reports to ensure they are complete and accurateSupporting an environment of effective delivery by challenging behaviours; identifying development needs in the team; ensuring the right tools, templates and guidance are used; capturing lessons learnt from past deliveryWhat we're looking for:Project Management Qualification and/or equivalent training / experienceExperience in Finance (Product Control / Financial Control) and/or Liquidity Risk Reporting functions or projectsExperience of managing / PMO of large projects in a financial and regulated environmentPresentation and communication skills, managing senior (MD Level) stakeholdersExcellent presentation and communication skills along with the ability to produce documents of clear information appropriate for Senior Management Ability to analyse, interpret and work in partnership with others to identify and address issues and problem solve efficiently and appropriately Execution focused and experienced in working in a Risk, Control, Governance or Framework environmentAbility to work with a range of stakeholders, in roles across a large complex organisation, to generate feedback, support and energy associated with their subject matterSkills that will help you in the role:Experience of working on Risk, Finance and/or Treasury ProjectsExperience of working in large financial services organisations / banksAttention to detailReporting and management of escalationsDesire to progress and grow with the organisation as it develops including taking on more senior responsibility and rolesExperienced in Project and Portfolio Management, including SDLC methodologies and best practices Experience working in a technology organisation and documenting/defining technical requirementsExperience with defining and implementing new frameworks and processes in a large organisation.
Where will you be working?ChennaiBe More at BarclaysAt 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.
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