Risk Assessment Manager

Posted Oct 20, 2021
Project ID: BCLYJP00016951
6 months
(Nov 15, 2021 - May 14, 2022)
35 hrs/week
Payrate range

Locations: London


Length of contract: 6 months initially



PAYE only


We are looking for a Risk Assessment Manager on a contract basis who will be responsible for conduct risk assessments of High Risk Business Reviews for existing and new to bank high risk customers. There is a high degree of responsibility attached to this role as the role holder will be expected to have in depth knowledge and experience to be able to complete investigations, assess risk to the business and make decisions on onboarding or maintaining customers/clients that considered to be of high regulatory or reputational risk.



  • Assess operational and conduct risk and control within the business and pro-actively initiate actions to remedy identified problems
  • Pro-active ownership of risk events, investigations and incidents, to avoid both fraud and operational losses and customer service impacts
  • Act as an SME on risk and control frameworks associated with regulatory or reputational industries, supporting change and development of products, propositions and operational processes
  • Balance conflicting requirements and demands of multiple business areas and influence widely using a full range of communication techniques, to improve performance as a whole
  • Ensure strong, productive relationships are built with peers across the organisation, both within Barclays and the wider network - main stakeholders are the Financial Crime Compliance (AML, PEPs & Sanctions)



  • Detailed knowledge of corporate governance, including regulated practices, compliance requirements and internal risk management across Barclays
  • Experience of working within a regulatory and control environment
  • Can analyse complex and sometimes ambiguous information to establish risks and issues, identify appropriate mitigating controls and ensure the risk is managed within business appetite
  • Proven experience of influencing senior stakeholders at all level including briefings and presentations
  • Detailed knowledge of the Business Banking customer proposition, and awareness of strategy


Where will you be working?

London  (working from home initially)

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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.



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