Business Analyst

Posted May 13, 2022
Project ID: BCLYJP00027511
35 hrs/week
6 months
Payrate range
Application Deadline: May 30, 2022 12:00 AM

Business Analyst 
6 Months


Overall purpose of role

A Business Analyst is required in Model Risk Management to closely work with the Group Model Database Product Owner on the delivery of changes to the Group Model Database system which is a central repository and workflow system for storing and managing models in the bank. This will include reviewing and gathering initial business requirements for new change requests (e.g. design changes and UX enhancements) and refining user stories to ensure clarity in requirements. Additionally, there will be a level of Impact Analysis required to measure how the change to the GMD system could impact Data, Reporting, Controls and Model Risk policy.

Key Accountabilities

Analysing Change Requests for the GMD system, closely working with the GMD Product Team and IT developers to create low level User Stories.

Ensure Impact Analysis on Data, Reporting and Controls is completed.

Ensure Test Cases and Acceptance Criteria are included in the User Story, wherever appropriate.

Help update the GMD Knowledge Base on confluence post changes implemented in GMD.

Reviewing change requests with the product owner and liaising with change requestors to discuss their requirements particularly for complex requirements to build a high quality.

Creating JIRA tickets on the JIRA system from the approved user stories.

Decision-making and Problem Solving 

Actively identify Risk, Issues, Dependencies and proactively seek Path to Green or interlock actions (Dependencies) driving these to conclusion


Person Specification

Business Analysis experience in financial services, experience with Risk or Model Risk is a plus. Has had exposure to the Product Management lifecycle and is aware of agile software development methodologies. Strong communication skills. Can produce concise, organized and thoughtful analysis for technical and non-technical audiences.

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:

Solid data analysis skills
Proven experience of gathering and documenting requirements
Previous experience of working on Agile projects / usage of JIRA


Purpose and Values 

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.

Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.


We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.
Integrity. We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.


We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.


We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.


We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.




About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. It is diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Barclays businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by its service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.


Everything Barclays does is shaped by its five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. The Barclays values inform the foundations of its relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how Barclays measure and reward the performance of colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.


Barclays aims 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 Barclays vision and goals.

Hybrid Working

Barclays is currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. Please discuss the details of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

Your Benefits

As a contract employee of Randstad Sourceright, you’ll receive a wide range of financial and personal benefits. There’s enrollment in a pension plan (after 12 weeks on assignment) and holiday pay. You’ll also get 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Programme, designed to help you deal with any problems that could be affecting your home or work life. Plus, there’s discounts at heaps of high street shops, restaurants and entertainment - from Asda to Zizzi Italian restaurants.


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