Risk and Control (VP) Risk and Control (VP) …

Barclays UK
in London, England, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 24 Aug 19
Negotiable
Barclays UK
in London, England, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 24 Aug 19
Negotiable
1 Supporting and managing delivery of multiple global firm-wide requirements relating to Legal Principal Risk and risks applicable to the Legal Function 2 Supporting and managing delivery of multiple global firm- wide requirements in respect of reporting and financial impacts relating to contentious matters managed by Legal, including public disclosures 3 Supervise and manage junior colleagues to support deliver of the above and the objectives of the LRGC team

Overall purpose of role

This role will be focused on:

  1. Supporting and managing delivery of multiple global firm-wide requirements relating to Legal Principal Risk and risks applicable to the Legal Function
  2. Supporting and managing delivery of multiple global firm- wide requirements in respect of reporting and financial impacts relating to contentious matters managed by Legal, including public disclosures
  3. Supervise and manage junior colleagues to support deliver of the above and the objectives of the LRGC team

Key Accountabilities

  • Supporting and managing delivery of multiple global firm-wide requirements relating to Legal Principal Risk and risks applicable to the Legal Function, including any of the following but not limited to:

  • Understanding the Group General Counsel's risk and control responsibilities as Legal Risk Principal Owner and Head of the Legal Function
  • Supporting and leading aspects of the planning, strategic execution and timely delivery of:
    • Legal Risk and Legal Function Risk and Control Assessments (RCSAs)
    • Implementation of Barclays Control Framework
    • Controls Testing
    • Updates to the Risk and Control library
    • Quarterly LRGC entity reports
    • Board and Group Level Risk and Control committee papers
    • LExCo LRGC meeting papers
  • Acting as an SME in relation to the Legal Risk Policies, Barclays Control Framework and the Enterprise Risk Management Framework and manager of strategic solutions to risk and control issues
  • Assisting with targeted training in relation to Legal Risk and working collaboratively with Legal Policy owners and their delegates
  • Liaise with the Chief Controls Office (CCO) teams, Group Risk, Operational Risk, other Principal Risk teams and BIA as required in respect of requirements relating to Legal Principal Risk and risks applicable to the Legal Function.
  • Supporting the Legal Risk, Governance and Control Leads throughout
  • Supporting and managing delivery of multiple global firm- wide requirements in respect of reporting and financial impacts relating to contentious matters managed by Legal, including public disclosures, including any of the following but not limited to:

  • Supporting and leading aspects of the planning, strategic execution and timely delivery of:
    • Group, BB, BUK Board Audit Committee and BX Board Material Legal Contentious Matters Reports and associated meeting papers on behalf of the Group General Counsel and entity General Counsels
    • Group, BB and BUK Legal Regulatory and Competition Matters and Legal Risk Notes and collation of litigation provisions for inclusion in Barclays Annual Report and Interim Results Announcements and any Q1 and Q3 disclosures as required, including relevant Group and entity General Counsel approvals and attestations
    • External auditor requirements in relation to Annual Results Announcements and Interim Results Announcements, including relevant attestations and management rep letters
    • Investor Relations packs and AGM information relating to contentious matters managed by Legal
    • Various internal and Regulatory Capital planning and stress processes relating to conduct matters managed by Legal
    • Monthly reporting relating to material Litigation and Conduct provisions

Person Specification

Essential:

  • 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.
  • Degree or equivalent
  • Experience working in first line or second line risk
  • Quick learner with real attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically
  • Comfortable engaging stakeholders (of all levels of seniority), excellent communication skills and proven ability to flex style and form strong, effective and influential relationships
  • Ability to take decisions autonomously, with limited supervision and have the skill to understand when to seek support
  • Delivery focused, working to high standards of performance with ability to juggle multiple demands, prioritise and work under pressure, delivering to quality output to tight deadlines

Preferred:

  • Line Management experience
  • Legal qualification
  • Risk and control management
  • Experience working in-house in a Legal Function
  • Experience working within financial services industry

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