Risk and Control Analyst

Posted Dec 7, 2021
Project ID: BCLYJP00017766
Birmingham , West Midlands
6 months
(Dec 20, 2021 - Jun 19, 2022)
35 hrs/week
Payrate range
Application Deadline: Dec 20, 2021 12:00 AM

Risk and Control Analyst

6 Month 



Overall purpose of role

The role holder will play a key role in supporting the Head / Deputy Head of Risk & Control in managing their internal control framework and discharging their obligations in accordance with the Barclays Control Framework. In addition the role holder will work with the Head/Deputy Head of Risk and Control to promote a strong self assessment culture and risk ownership by the line managers and team members alike.

Key Accountabilities

Ensure timely escalation, articulation and resolution of risk events / issues & actions via existing reporting 
Responsible for maintaining compliance with Barclays Control Framework via Policy and Standards eg Issues Management, Risk Event Reporting, DWBs etc
Support detailed root cause analysis / Lessons Learned exercises to ensure action plans are effective and sustainable solutions are achieved


Stakeholder Management and Leadership 

Drive own personal development and attend regular 121’s with Line Manager for feedback.

Build and maintain effective relationships within allocated functional areas.

Develop and strengthen effective relationships with wider stakeholders including but not limited to Product, SOx,  BIA, Compliance, Risk, CCO.

Ensure control inventories are maintained and annually refreshed in line with assurance roadmap


Decision-making and Problem Solving 

This section should describe the extent and level to which the job requires evaluative judgement and analytical skills. Detail should be provided as to the type and complexity of problems and the impact the role has on developing or enhancing existing systems or processes.

Support the Deputy Head of Risk & Control with maintaining an effective control framework by utilising assurance metrics to identify improvements across the estate.

Support continuous control improvements and automation initiatives through robust control governance, oversight and monitoring 
Support Trade & Working Capital Operations processing teams with their operation of generic controls (EUDA, LAM, Records Management)


Risk and Control Objective 

Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.


Person Specification

The jobholder will be able to demonstrate/or have the capacity to develop:

Negotiation & strong influencing skills.

Analytical ability in order to be able to present complex issues in a concise manner.


Stakeholder Management Skills


Excellent oral and written communication skills

Planning & Organising 

PC skills (especially Word, Powerpoint and Excel)

Discretion when handling sensitive and confidential material
Initiative and judgement in order to progress matters to a successful conclusions with limited guidance.

The ability to absorb knowledge quickly either orally or through written communication.

Flexibility and adaptability to varying scope and workload.
The ability to enlist support and help across the organisation.

Self motivated and enthusiastic.


Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:

Knowledge and practical application of Operational Risk Frameworks, policies and procedures


Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:

Experience of managing projects preferred
Institute of Risk Management or similar qualification beneficial
Knowledge of LEAN principles, methodology and application of techniques would support growth in role
Knowledge of MI tools would support strategic vision of evolution into automated assurance


Purpose, Values and Mindset 

We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.
Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.



We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.
We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.


We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.


We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.

We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.


Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do; our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.



Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.


Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.


Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.


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.

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