Barclays Bank UK Jobs – Associate Director – Vice President



Organisation: Barclays
Bank UK
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Head of Cards  
About
Barclays UK:
Barclays is a
British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in
London. It is a universal bank with operations in retail, wholesale and
investment banking, as well as wealth management, mortgage lending and credit
cards. It has operations in over 50 countries and territories and has around 48
million customers. As of 31 December 2011, Barclays had total assets of US$2.42
trillion, the seventh-largest of any bank worldwide.
Job
Summary:
 The Associate Director – Vice
President will;
·        
Work collaboratively with others to develop strong
client relationships and support delivery of BIA Audit Plan and Barclays
Internal Audit (BIA) Vision
·        
Support Barclays in becoming the Go To Bank, by
facilitating the improvement of the Governance and Control Environment.
·        
Attract and retain the most talented and diverse
internal audit team (Colleagues).
·        
Target excellence in our performance and
continuously review our innovative yet simple audit processes to maximise BIA
efficiencies (Company).
·        
Using our integrity and judgement, we audit the
right things in the right way at the right time (Conduct).
·        
Partner with clients to maximise the effectiveness
of the Governance and Control Environment (Customer and Client).
·        
Positively contribute to the Barclays Group
Citizenship Plan (Citizenship).
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
1.  Colleague:
·        
Own and drive personal learning to support
achievement of career aspirations.
·        
Engage and motivate others to develop their
skills/knowledge/experience to contribute to the success of BIA.
·        
Celebrate the success of self and others and take
pride in achievements.
·        
Offer constructive feedback and evaluation to team
members for audit assignments and support Directors in their assessment of Assistant
Vice Presidents (AVPs)
·        
Act as mentor and coach to less experienced team
members and support others to develop.
·        
Actively contribute to the attraction of the best
people through their role in the recruitment process.
·        
Create an environment to encourage knowledge
sharing, asking questions and sharing viewpoints with BIA colleagues and peers
in the business.
·        
Ensure the inclusion of all colleagues, regardless
of background or circumstances.
2. Company:
·        
Scope audit assignments including preparation of
the scoping document.
·        
Manage audit work to ensure that relevant risks
and controls have been identified and appropriately assessed.
·        
Regularly review and direct control evaluation
(and perform evaluation when appropriate).
·        
Review and complete documentation of scoping,
process understanding, risk & control identification, control evaluation
and observations in BIA audit toolkit.
·        
Challenge others where appropriate, if you believe
self to be correct.
·        
Makes decisions on a broad range of factors, with
Barclays values at heart.
·        
Write high quality observations and audit reports
(with input from the audit team).
·        
Manage audit teams on a day to day basis, working
to ensure that audits progress as planned, as regards scope, budget and
timetable.
·        
Technically support management in identifying
resolutions for control issues identified.
·        
Continue to update awareness of risk issues and
changes across relevant business units and use this knowledge to amend audit
approach where necessary.
·        
Provide complete, accurate and timely information
to clients for BIA reporting. This includes both Audit Committee Reporting,
GACC reporting and any other key senior management reporting.
·        
Proactively take on additional tasks as requested
by the Director/Managing Director.
3. Conduct:
·        
Take into account reputation of Barclays at all
times, through positive interactions and following policy and process.
·        
Sets an example and supports fair and ethical
behaviour in all colleagues.
·        
Make sure colleagues are equipped to be able to
protect our reputation at all times.
4. Customer/Client:
·        
Lead discussions with clients regarding audit
observations, consulting with the Director where necessary.
·        
Build trusting and open relationships with clients
on each audit and develop ongoing relationships with key clients in aligned
business area.
·        
Develop a wide network of contacts across BIA and
the business to identify and work towards common goals.
·        
Know our clients/customers and understand how
team’s work benefits them.
5. Citizenship:
·        
Support citizenship agenda across BIA to
contribute positively to the communities we operate in.
·        
Apply citizenship lens when making business
critical decisions.
6. Risk and Control Objective: Ensure that
all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory
requirements, Barclays Operational Risk Framework and internal Barclays
Policies and Standards.
7. Self development – 10%
·        
Pursue self-development to increase personal
effectiveness, acknowledging strengths and areas for development.
·        
Share best practice with, and provide feedback to,
the other members of collections Team, on all business and people related
issues, climate and local development and initiatives.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate must hold a relevant
professional qualifications (e.g. ACCA, CIA, CISA, for audit roles; technical
qualification for specialist risk team roles; and graduate degree for all)
·        
The applicants must have extensive experience in
risk based auditing or risk/control activities
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of relevant
regulatory environment
·        
Previous experience of managing audits/driving
initiatives in a relevant field
·        
Excellent track record of high performance in
previous roles to include senior client management
·        
Financial services industry knowledge is preferred
·        
Applicants with knowledge about new and emerging financial
products and services will have an added advantage
·        
Previous experience of leading others during audit
assignments
Personal
Competencies:
You must be
able to demonstrate that you live the Barclays values and behaviours:
·        
Respect – Respect and value those you work with and
the contribution they make.
·        
Integrity – Act fairly, ethically and openly in
everything you do.
·        
Service – Put clients and customers at the centre
of everything you do.
·        
Excellence – Use your energy, skills and resources
to deliver the best sustainable results.
·        
Stewardship – Be passionate about leaving things
better than you found them.
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: barclays.uganda@barclays.com
Deadline:
25th December 2015
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