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Barclays Project Manager - Securitized Products- VP in Whippany, New Jersey

Project Manager – Securitized Products - VP Whippany, NJ

As a Barclays Project Manager you will provide direct project management for investment initiatives within the Securitized Products Growth Program. Specifically the role is aligned to Securitized Products Trading, covering Agency and Non-Agency RMBS, CLO Secondary, Asset-Backed Securities, and Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities. The role works closely with Business Heads, Business Managers, Product Development, Technology and Functions to drive F2B business outcomes.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

What will you be doing?

  • Taking responsibility for creating and managing the project plan that will ensure on-time, effective delivery of front to back (F2B) outcomes in line with the business case

  • Conducting business analysis, as required, to supplement the project delivery role and/or engaging with technical business analysts in other teams

  • Ensuring that planned outputs deliver the agreed outcomes and that the outcomes remain relevant; course correcting where required to ensure the program delivers on its aims

  • Maintain a future focus, looking ahead to ensure any risks or dependencies are managed effectively

  • Build trusted relationships with a network of key stakeholders that help influence project outcomes, acting as an advocate for the change and joining up executives and delivery teams

  • Proactively seek out and solve problems, making decisions and negotiating the right solutions to ensure project outcomes remain on track

  • Drive continuous improvement, leading by example and challenging assumptions and timelines to seek greater levels, frequency and speed of outcomes

  • Being open to change, applying evaluative judgement and thinking analytically to operate effectively within a complex and changing environment

  • Support the delivery team day-to-day, providing coaching and insight as needed, communicating clearly and often

    What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

  • 5+ years of Project Management experience working on change management initiatives at a top tier consulting firm, investment bank, or Fortune 500 company. Experience with Markets is preferred

  • Knowledge of Securitized Products and experience gained in a previous change, technology, business or operations role

  • Understanding of the different project methodologies, i.e. Agile Project Methodology, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

    Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Working knowledge of the main features of core IB products and business processes – Derivatives, Cash, Financing, Treasury, Reference Data, Middle Office, Risk, Finance, Control

  • Solid understanding of the front to back trade lifecycle within an Investment Bank

  • Technology change experience including exposure to full software development lifecycle

  • Quantifiable track record of high performance

    Where will you be working?

At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you’ll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.

About Barclays

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.

Our Values

Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity

We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

Our Benefits

Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.