Compliance Advisory Specialist

Posted Nov 7, 2022
Project ID: BCLYJP00032456
London, Greater London
35 hrs/week
6 months
Payrate range

Location: London (Hybrid working)

Length: 6 months (possibility for extension)

PAYE only


Overall Purpose of the role

This role is to support a Program of work linked to Barclays UK obtaining regulatory approval to acquire Kensington Mortgages Ltd (KMC) by the end of 2022. From this date Kensington will operate as one of Barclays UK core businesses.


This role is required to support Compliance oversight of the BUK Program to onboard and oversee the integration of KMC once Regulatory Approvals have been obtained.


Key Accountabilities


  • Operate across the Program workstreams to provide second line oversight and check and challenge of deliverables

  • Provide updates and timely escalations to Compliance Leadership as necessary

  • Engage Senior BUK, BUK Compliance, and KMC colleagues to support delivery of Compliance owned actions

  • Undertaken actions required to embed BUKs Conduct Risk Management Framework into KMC, to enable effective reporting, escalation and decision making through 1st and 2nd line functions

  • Undertake / oversight detailed additional due diligence on thematic risks requiring review e.g., Vulnerable Customers, Mortgage Prisoners as defined by the Program

  • Support activities required to embed the second line of defence oversight model of KMC within BUK Compliance


Essential requirements for this role


  • The successful candidate would have a broad knowledge and understanding of compliance activities, and FCA rules and guidance in relation to Regulated Mortgage activity. The programme work will span across Conduct, Financial Crime , Data Privacy, Technical and Treasury Compliance

  • The successful candidate should understand Mortgage products and services and typical regulatory and conduct issues surrounding them

  • The successful candidate will need a sound understanding of management reporting and governance requirements in a regulated financial services organisation

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills with an ability to influence across a variety of businesses and functions at all levels of the organisation

  • Extensive experience in financial services compliance

  • Ability to manage multiple issues at an operational level and demonstrate a systematic, disciplined and analytical approach but able to adapt to changing requirements and tight timescales

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills with an ability to influence across a variety of businesses and functions at all levels of the organisation



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 enrolment 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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