Barclays Bank Jobs – Sourcing Governance & Controls Manager

Organisation: Barclays
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Job Summary: 
To deliver the Sourcing Ethics,
Risks, Governance and Control activity in-country to realise significant
control over the third party arena thereby enabling value delivery for business
and build market leading sourcing capability: 
  • Deliver
    Sourcing Governance support in respect of SSMP guidance for the in country
    sourcing team
  • Set
    up and implement in-country sourcing governance, controls and process and
    train in-country sourcing function as required (Sourcing & Supplier
    Management Policy; P2P; Preferred Supplier Lists; Principle Risk Reports;
    Compliance Monitoring)
  • Implement
    robust compliance monitoring tools and processes to ensure adherence to
    Global & BA Sourcing policies
  • Improvement
    for all Sourcing activity ensuring that these are successfully
    transitioned and embedded in the local country business in accordance with
    the Sourcing governance and control policies and processes
  • Develop
    relationships to influence the business and steer the strategic direction
    in local Sourcing activity
  • Work
    collaboratively with business, BA sourcing teams and specialist functional
    support (Compliance, Risk, Audit, Legal, etc) to deliver goals
  • Develop,
    lead and motivate local teams to adhere and embed the SSMP policies and processes
  • Champion
    knowledge sharing across team, Sourcing and the business through Global
    Sourcing Ethics, Risks and Governance policies, ensuring consistent
    implementation of best in class tools and techniques
  • Ensure
    that all local sourcing activity meets the requirements of country legal
    and regulatory bodies
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Governance and Control (70%)
  • Lead the stakeholder engagement of all
    Sourcing’s Ethics, Risks, Governance and Control activity in the country.
  • Support the development and up-skilling of
    the local Sourcing capability (mandate, policy, governance, and process)
  • Work closely with sourcing functional
    teams such as BA, Control Rigour, Legal,  Risk, Compliance, Audit etc
    to deliver cohesive and effective cross functional working and delivery
  • Communicate plans and strategy to local
    audience, ensuring business unit requirements at both a strategic and
    operational level are signed off and delivered.
  • Embed sourcing governance, systems, and
    processes in country that reinforce strong risk management across the
  • Ensure risk management in all sourcing
    activity is applied appropriately, such that risk to the Group is
    recognised, mitigated and managed accordingly  and in line with
  • Drive closure of all Audit, CIGLS and CIELS
    activity locally
2. Consultancy / ad-hoc tasks, due diligence and other demand (10%)
  • Undertake
    consultancy type services to the business especially in areas of own
    specialisation, at the request of and under the supervision of the Head of
    Internal Controls Unit.
  • This
    will include ad-hoc engagements, due diligence work and demand initiatives
    as may be required.
3. Leadership &
  • Lead
    the development of skills in relation to sourcing governance for the
    in-country sourcing teams, ensuring that commercial capability, standards
    and delivery in these areas are developed and improved across the country.
  • Support
    and contribute to team building and team dynamics through personally
    demonstrating leadership and team attributes
  • Champion
    new ways of working ensuring that these and the cultural change are
4. Team Participation (Self
Development) 10 %
  • Contribute
    fully to the team effort
  • Facilitate
    coaching / training of team members in areas of specialist knowledge, or
    allocated areas of common interest
  • Share
    knowledge, information, ideas and assist in the training of less
    experienced colleagues.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • The applicant should be Educated to Degree
    level in Business related disciplines like Banking/ Finance/ Business Administration/
    Economics/ Statistics/ Audit/ Risk Management/ Rigour/ Accounting /
    Financial Services or any other relevant discipline.
  • The applicant should possess formal
    qualification or studying for, such as CIPS, ACCA,   and or
    business or risk related degree / qualification will be highly preferred.
  • High profile nature of the role – frequent
     interaction with the most senior management in the business
  • Being able to impartially deal with all
    levels of staff
  • Capability to  initiate, work
    and  successfully complete (E2E) an engagement as an  individual
    under minimum or no supervision
  • Ability to work flexitime in order to meet
    pressing timelines.
  • Auditing/ operations/Assurance/Risk/Rigour
    and investigative skills under a risk based methodology
  • Understanding of key risks faced by bank’s
    and core control environment
  • Knowledge of the Bank’s governance
    requirements and operational procedures
  • Computer literate (Strong MS office skills
    – excel, word and PowerPoint)
  • Testing & Monitoring Experience
  • Training and Coaching
  • At least three years
    Auditing/Rigour/Assurance/Risk management experience and / or working at a
    management level in the financial services sector with a proven track
  • Being part of a team working to deliver
    against tight deadlines
  • Report writing and presentation experience
  • Exposure to consultation and facilitation
  • Strong Ethics, Risk, Controls and
    Governance skills in complex and international environment
  • Broad appreciation of the global banking
    market, consolidation and new venture activity
  • Ability to lead change
  • Networking and relationship management
    skills at senior and Executive levels, with well developed and adaptable
    influencing skills
  • Planning, prioritization and project
    management disciplines
  • Graduate calibre with significant Sourcing
    governance, risk and controls management experience across a number of
    business disciplines and geographies
  • Successful country senior stakeholder and
    risk management
  • Track record of contributing, influencing,
    and managing relationships at Senior Director Level
Personal Competencies: Problem Solving / Decision Making, Communication / Influence,
 Integrity and professionalism, Analytical, Testing & Monitoring,
Relationship / Partnership Approach, Quality, High Standards and Controls,
Planning & Organising, Judgement and Innovation & Change
How to Apply:
If you feel challenged by any
of the above positions, and believe you can deliver on key deliverables as
outlined above, upload your application letter, current curriculum vitae and
photocopies of academic certificate to our recruitment website detail below:
Barclays is an equal
opportunity employer that recruits, develops and promotes people on merit, and
rewards outstanding performance, regardless of background and gender.
For queries contact us on
0417122453 or email:
Deadline:  26th August, 2013
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