Fresher MI Analyst Jobs – Barclays Bank UK

Job Title:       MI Analyst

Organisation: Barclays
Bank UK

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to:
Head of Products

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 MI Analyst has the responsibility of providing daily accurate information
on business direction through planning and driving MI processes interpretation
of business performance data both financial and non-financial for Retail and
Business Banking and continually reviews and analyze operational cost
efficiencies. This requires the role holder to have regular contact with other
Consumer and Finance teams the purpose of the role also includes:

  • Develop and Monitor MI in Retail and Business Banking.
  • Collect and submit key KPI for Retail and Business Banking to
    Barclays Uganda.
  • Coordinate communication cascades and escalate feedback to the Head
    of Products
  • Innovate MI through usage of available tools
  • Prepare performance review packs and make presentations to relevant
    users of MI
  • Convene stakeholder meetings to ventilate emerging MI
  • Review, Refresh or Re-engineer 
    Analytics outputs in a constantly changing MI environment and
    identify areas where improvements are needed
  • Design performance dashboards and automate them for seamless

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Information Development: 40%

  • Assist in the development and Implementation of the Retail and
    Business Banking performance Management process, working with the Head of
    Products and unit managers to translate/relate business objectives into
    role specific performance plans for our people.
  • Support the Head of Products to ensure that monitoring tools
    developed are applied and effectiveness of training and other ‘people
    development’ activities are properly monitored.
  • Embed the importance of data integrity.
  • Analyse MI for Retail and Business Banking and Provide
    recommendations for improvement.
  • Identify and evaluate improvements in performance and present in a
    compelling and coherent manner.
  • Provide Business intelligence information and recommendation to Head
    of Products.

Driving Business
Performance: 30%

  • Champion initiatives across Retail and Business Banking via relevant
    MI generation.
  • Planning, organising and controlling the MI reporting framework.
  • Improving information content
  • Balanced scorecard.

People and Team
Work : 20%

  • Work closely with the analytics team to deliver exceptional business
    performance through the provision of first class MI and business
    improvement initiatives.
  • Share best practise with, and provide feedback to, other members of
    the Analytics team on all business and people related issues, climate and
    local development and initiatives.
  • Build effective relationships, influence and motivate team leaders
    to ensure their wholehearted commitment to effective application of
    performance management

Self Development:

  • Pursue self development to increase personal effectiveness,
    acknowledging strengths and areas for development.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Barclays Bank MI Analyst should
    hold relevant qualifications
  • Excellent programming and system modelling skills; data modelling,
    structured analysis, object oriented analysis, programming tools: Visual
    Basic , web programming: HTML, XML, XSLT, PHP, AJAX etc
  • Excellent skills on data mining, relation database management
    systems and programming language:
  • Querying tools: SQL and its variants like MySQL, MSSQL, M-Access,
    Teradata, Hadoop and Postgrel
  • Ability to efficiently play and manoeuvre
    with large sums of data to accurately derive intended results
  • Database administration and development skills
  • Excellent experience in Microsoft office applications- Excel,
    Access, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook.
  • Good reporting and presentation skills using Excel, PowerPoint,
    Tableau and Publisher
  • Excellent business analytical skills for performance measurement and
  • Commercial and business awareness
  • Team work

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.

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