Compliance Framework & Policies

Posted May 29, 2024
Project ID: BCLYJP00045806
London, Greater London, Hybrid
35 hrs/week
6 months
Payrate range

Location: Canary Wharf, London 

Length: 6 months 

PAYE only 

Overall purpose of the role:

There is a new project where the big deliverable is to restructure the policies and standards that make up compliance. At the moment there are 3 policies and 17 standards, and the objective is to break them down and rebuild them in a way that works better and is easier for the business to navigate.  

The Compliance Framework and Policies VP position is an integral role for the delivery of the Compliance Risk Management Framework within the Compliance Function, with responsibility for:

  • Annual and out of cycle refresh of the suite of Compliance Risk documents and associated Horizontal-owned controls

  • Managing day-to-day escalations of Compliance Risk Framework, Policy and Standard matters

  • Providing advice, guidance and recommendations on Framework, Policies, Standards and related processes; for example, the Compliance Risk Dashboard

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Oversight of the mapping of Laws, Rules, and Regulations to Policies, Standards and Controls

  • Oversight of the drafting and ongoing review of the Compliance Policies and Standards, including articulation of the H-Global and H-Local Controls, underpinning the Compliance Principal Risk 

  • Primary point of contact for Compliance stakeholders requiring advice and guidance on implementation of the Framework, Policies and Standards

  • Liaison with other key stakeholders, such as Chief Controls Office, Legal, business working groups, etc, in relation to the management of the Policies and Standards

Key Skills: 

  • Knowledge of the Conduct regulatory environment and risk management frameworks 

  • Understanding of UK jurisdictional laws, rules, regulations, regulatory expectations and industry best practice

  • Must have written policies/standards before

  • Experience of working in a risk & control environment 

  • Able to interpret laws & translate them into layman's terms

  • Proven track record of stakeholder management skills, with strong negotiation and influencing skills

  • Strong organisational, planning and problem-solving skills, ability to multi-task and demonstrate flexible thinking

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience of working in a Tier-1 bank / like for like firm would be ideal  

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. 


At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home.  We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

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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