Team Assistant

Posted Sep 5, 2023
Project ID: BCLYJP00036543
Knutsford, Cheshire, Hybrid
35 hrs/week
6 months
Payrate range

Job Vacancy: Team Assistant

Location: Knutsford

Duration: 6 months initially - expected end date May 2024

Barclays Overview

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.

About Architecture, Cloud & innovation

The Architecture, Cloud & Innovation (ACI) team within CSO supports the organisation with solutioning, technical governance, product roadmap, strategic direction setting and creation of patterns to aid the Bank deliver on its year on year objectives. The team is on the critical path for innumerable deliverables for business & technology execution.

Overall purpose of role

As a member of the Security Architecture, Cloud & Innovation team, a Team Assistant you will learn how to and support the global technology estate/Team helping to ensure that the estate is designed and built to appropriate levels of security, through production and maintenance of security reference architectures, patterns and principles

Key Accountabilities

  • Work in a highly collaborative team to solve complex business needs in secure ways. 

  • Use & build your security knowledge in a high performing security strategic team

  • Support the team to achieve secure outcomes whilst learning about cyber security 

  • Support the overall team management and activity to help improve efficiencies.

  • Work broader security teams, assisting in the development of relevant plans and roadmaps.

Person Specification

  • Challenges way of operating with a focus on pragmatism.

  • Supports and encourages positive working behaviours in others

  • ability to shift well from task to task

  • demonstrates initiative and competence.

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:

  • Self-Organising / Self Starter

  • Ability to co-ordinate activities

  • A willingness to learn new technologies/skills, an ability to fuse together different priorities and the interpersonal skills to manage key stakeholders. 

Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous use and application of Jira

  • Excel

Purpose and Values 

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.

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