Project Manager - High Value Payments
As a Barclays Project Manager in High Value Payments, you will be responsible for the overall management control and delivery of Business Critical Projects in support of Corporate Payments. Able to quickly demonstrate project management expertise by creation of project deliverables that meet or exceed the needs of the stakeholders with limited oversight. Will help mobilise the team and subsequently directs team members, including other project managers, vendors and external suppliers, to deliver the required project quality, cost and delivery timeframes. Works very closely with FED and CHIPS US scheme regulators
Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.
What will you be doing?
\* Driving the project planning framework, ensuring that plans are developed and tracked to appropriate standards, are integrated effectively across all work-streams, are unambiguous and achievable, and that dependencies are clearly understood and managed
\* Exercising overall responsibility for the successful delivery of the project to plan, budget and agreed quality and governance standards
\* Managing and coordinating projects, their interdependencies, associated risks and issues, escalating as appropriate to the Program head
\* Delivering projects end to end, using agreed Change Control framework. Projects types will include regulatory, tech, MGI & strategic deliveries.
\* Managing and coordinating projects with US Clearing House initiatives - FED, CHIPS, and ACH US Schemes
\* Driving the effective governance of the Project, via the Program/Project Management Office, ensuring that Bank technical, risk and other standards are met
\* Mitigating the risk, contributing to prioritization/re-prioritization process
\* Participating in various organizational level initiatives/forums
What we're looking for:
\* Project management experience leading technical projects, including development and execution able to handle multiple initiatives in parallel
\* Experience in working all aspects of the system development life cycle (writing system requirements, performing system analysis, technical design, etc.)
\* Excellent presentation skills and hands on experience with Microsoft or other project management tools - Excel, PowerPoint, Visio
\* Experience managing end to end complex IT projects and regulatory projects in dynamic Agile environment
Skills that will help you in the role:
\* Experience with Banking Technology and Payments domain in an enterprise architecture space Experience in working with Clearing houses ex, FED and CHIPS, ACH
\* Experience with Service First - Change governance and Agile frameworks, Jira, Kanban, DevOps
\* Proficiency in resolving creating implementation plan and drive the implementation issues, and following escalation matrix
\* Proficiency with infrastructure technology: Virtual hosts/servers, Networks, routers database management systems, MQ messaging, .Net framework applications
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.
We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.
Finance is the oxygen of the economy. Acting transparently and with expertise, we deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term. We have the capability and capital, the operational resilience and the commitment, to make a real and lasting difference to the economic lives of customers and communities. This is as true today as it was when our bank was founded over 330 years ago.
Working at Barclays:
In support of this great purpose, everything we do is underpinned and driven by our strong values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. These are fundamental to who we are, wherever we are, and in whatever role we have at Barclays – and they really matter to us.
Our values guide us, but we also believe opportunities are created by those who like to challenge convention, explore new possibilities and run with bold ideas. People who think differently, who bring all kinds of backgrounds, skills, experiences and perspectives with them.
Diversity and Inclusion:
At Barclays we are committed to building an inclusive and supportive culture to provide equality of opportunity for diverse talent at all levels to grow. We believe that every individual should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential and achieve their personal and professional goals. Valuing the perspectives of colleagues from diverse backgrounds enables us to better understand our customers, clients and the communities we serve and also strengthens our culture, encourages innovation and enables us to make better decisions.
All colleagues in Barclays have an Inclusion objective emphasising the role we all have to play in building a culture of belonging that recognises and values difference as a key driver of our purpose and our successful business performance.