Compliance Control Room Associate

Posted Sep 2, 2021
Project ID: BCLYJP00015650
Glasgow , Strathclyde
6 months
(Oct 11, 2021 - Apr 10, 2022)
35 hrs/week
Payrate range

Compliance Control Room Associate

Glasgow or London

PAYE only

Length: 6 months (maternity cover)



About the role:

The role will focus on the Surveillance program for EME and APAC Markets in accordance with relevant regulatory and legal requirements, firm policies and industry best practices. The individual will work closely with the respective teams in EME, APAC and Americas that cover Surveillance activities.


What will you be doing?

  • Conduct Trade and Control Room surveillance for trading activity across the markets business areas to identify potential instances of market abuse through the analysis of alerts generated by the surveillance platform.
  • Work with members of the Market Surveillance team to document and escalate potential market abuse to the Business Oversight Compliance teams and if required submit Suspicious Transaction and Order Reports (STOR/STR) to the appropriate regulator.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the surveillance platform and partner with the Market Surveillance Optimisation and Calibration team to implement changes.
  • Assist with developing Management Information that provides insight to the efficiency and effectiveness of the market surveillance operation including drafting commentary for reporting to key stakeholders.


What we’re looking for:

  • Control Room experience
  • Good communication skills, ability to interact and work with key stakeholders
  • Ability to quickly understand and interchange with a variety of other product and technical areas
  • Strong understanding of core EME Markets and respective regulations
  • Strong Surveillance or Compliance experience in a financial services environment or Regulator
  • Ability to multi-task and manage projects while completing daily tasks and responsibilities
  • Familiarity with diverse product types


Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Be “tech savvy” interested by the opportunities technology provides for quality, efficiency or accuracy
  • Understand risk management and control functions
  • Working knowledge of Barclays – goals, financials, staff numbers and structure


Where will you be working?

Glasgow or London

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About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our 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 our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.


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.


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 and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. Where appropriate, and for UK based roles, we will consider requests that the role be based at alternative Barclays’ key UK location from that advertised.


Working Flexibly

We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life.  If you would like some flexibility, then please discuss this with the hiring manager.


If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

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