Project Manager VP
Project Manager VPLondon
Length: 6 months
Overall purpose of role
HR Optimisation team offer a range of services delivering change within the HR function, and supporting business transformation more broadly. As a Project Manager this role will lead across a variety of HR projects, partnering with stakeholders across multiple parts of HR, and across the Group more broadly.
The role holder will be responsible for managing a range of HR strategic programmes, working with multiple HR areas (transaction cycles). Input to and set out the business case for the programme taking into account information on benefits, costs, risks, resources and timescales. Ensures that sufficient level of detail project and quality plans are prepared and maintained for complex projects, providing regular and accurate reports on progress against plan to stakeholders, as appropriate.
Identifies, assesses and manages project risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies, escalating as appropriate via the agreed governance framework.
Controls the scope of projects, ensuring that rigorous change control is exercised.
- VP level demonstrable Project experience, working on business driven initiatives with cross functional delivery impact in Financial Services
- Experience on large scale HR transformation programmes .
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and stakeholder management skills. Able to work with and present to senior stakeholders up to and including Group ExCo.
- Excellent PC skills, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word, MS Project and Visio skills.
- Project Management - Practitioner level accreditation (eg Prince 2, PMI, APM) and Agile preferred
London, Remote at present, returning to Hybrid shortly
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.