Senior Project Manager

Posted Aug 11, 2021
Project ID: BCLYJP00015115
35 hrs/week
6 months
Starts: Sep 20, 2021
Ends: Mar 19, 2022
Payrate range
Senior Project Manager


London/Glasgow (Working from home, although we ask you to be within commutable distance for when the offices reopen)


PAYE only

Length: 6 months 


As a Senior Project Manager you would be responsible for the overall leadership and delivery of large projects / programmes requiring significant effort in business and technology processes and systems resulting in transformational change. Overall accountability and end-to-end delivery management for a set of related initiatives as defined by our business and portfolio framework.

You will be supporting our BUK Wide Major Growth Initiative, Project One. Project one aims to create a world class digital led investments platform.


What will you be doing? 
  • Accountable for project delivery activities aligning to the business case, scope, schedule and cost constraints inherent within the change environment at the programme / large project level and how they intersect with key enablers required for successful delivery (integration management, scope management, time management, cost management, quality management, HR management, communications management, risk management and procurement management).
  • Accountable for programme planning, including the progressive elaboration of scope into detailed work packages underpinning a critical path at the programme and large project level. 
  • The creation, management, and execution of a risk management framework including risk trigger/identification, risk assessment, risk control, and risk mitigation. 
  • The creation and execution of a programme / large project control framework encompassing resource management, financial control management and governance/compliance management.
  • Accountability for the delivery of an end-to-end business and technology solution supported by the supply chain (internal and external) across multiple processes, systems and infrastructure.
  • Leads direct reports (Senior Project Managers) deputising for the Programme Director as required. 
  • Acts as a role model in terms of behaviour and commitment to collaboration across the change delivery organisation. 
  • Lead and champion key activities to enhance the wider team culture such as but not limited to: Citizenship, Knowledge, Process & Tools, Resource Assignment Management, Recruitment & Onboarding, Professional Development, Culture, and Unified PM.
  • Be a key influencer in ensuring projects leverage the Citizenship Lens to 'do the right thing' for customers and, wherever appropriate, support the corporate ethos of being a force for good in the community.

What we’re looking for:
  • Project Management/Business Change experience in cross functional teams
  • Successful stakeholder and supplier management – internal and external
  • Evidence of successful people leadership at a mid-management level within a large organisation in a cross matrixed environment
Desirable Skills:
  • Industry expertise to add value to business requirements through expert advice and support
  • Desired Project Management professional accreditation from the Project Management Institute
  • Graduate calibre with some commercial management experience across a number of business disciplines


Where will you be working?

London/Glasgow (Working from home, although we ask you to be within commutable distance for when the offices reopen)


Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details. 


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.


Dynamic working

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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