Project Manager - Change Delivery

Posted Jun 3, 2024
Project ID: BCLYJP00046128
Northampton, Northamptonshire, Hybrid
35 hrs/week
6 months
Payrate range

Project Manager - Change Delivery

Location: Northampton, Hybrid

Length: 6 Month Initial Contract - Potential to be extended

PAYE only 

Overall purpose of the role

The Project Manager’s primary purpose is to take responsibility for the overall delivery of projects or governance & control processes within and across the main change delivery functions/teams. This includes overall accountability and end to end delivery for a set of related initiatives or governance as defined by our business portfolio framework or statutory regulator. Ensuring all projects or governance processes are delivered within agreed governance, timescales and costs/FTE whilst remaining within agreed budgets, and actively contributing to and championing the development of the change delivery process. 

The candidate will join the Barclays transformation team focusing on Remediation across multiple products areas. Previous experience within financial services areas such as Remediation, Credit Cards, Loans etc would be ideal, as would experience working in Agile Methodology and use of Confluence or Jira.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Ensuring project delivery cycle activities aligning to either individual business case, scope, schedule and cost constraints inherent within the change environment at the project level

  • Accountable for Project/programme wide planning within your assigned remit, including the progressive elaboration of scope into detailed work packages underpinning a critical path at the project/programme level or planning reporting flow and timelines aligned to the governance calendar. 

  • Ensuring the creation and execution of a risk control framework (including risk trigger/identification, risk assessment, risk control, and risk mitigation at a project/programme level) and that all risks/issues are accurately captured and entries are valid and up to date with supporting commentaries.

  • Ensures Change Acceptance & Deployment Planning activities are supported collaboratively across the Group to ensure ‘Business Readiness’ for all change activity, whilst supporting channel specific Impact Boards and Go/No go forums.

  • Interacting with Product Owners to fully understand any issues and gather requirements.

  • Running Daily Sprint sessions to ensue key targets are being met and on track to be delivered

  • Working with various stakeholders to get processes agreed

  • Potentially line managing and mentoring junior Change Delivery Managers and other colleagues to assist with their education in analysis skills, quality of work and personal development.

Key Skills: 

  • Project Management/Business Change experience in cross functional teams

  • Successful stakeholder and supplier management – internal and external, and at a senior stakeholder level.

  • Previous experience within financial services areas such as Remediation, Credit Cards, Loans etc would be ideal

  • Previous experience working to Agile Methodologies would be beneficial with any use of Confluence or Jira

  • High standard of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Flexibility required, able to prioritise, flawlessly execute at speed; able to work at pace to fast moving demands of the business

  • Advanced interpersonal and communication skills and ability to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including ability to challenge senior stakeholders where applicable.

  • A detailed understanding and experience of governance and management of projects and change, identifying and articulating risks to delivery of those projects.

  • Ability to positively influence, challenge and negotiate with others by demonstrating core values and behaviours with integrity.

  • Highly organised and expert in facilitating collaboration amongst others.

  • Advanced ability to plan effectively including resource management.

  • Confidence to challenge colleagues to ensure the most appropriate solution is delivered.

  • Expert in designing and delivering complex and strategic business solutions, based on advanced data analysis, requirements definition and operational design, including documenting and presenting at an advanced level.

  • The right candidate will be change and action orientated with a focus on continuous improvement.

  • Ability to support and develop others within the team combined with a focus on continuous improvement

  • Ability to maintain discretion at all times when dealing with sensitive and/or highly confidential information

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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