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Liquidity Risk Oversight

London, United Kingdom, British Pound . GBP British Pound . GBP - Annual Annual, Permanent


Overall purpose of role

Supporting the Liquidity Risk Oversight Team in the development and maintenance of oversight processes via: review of the ILAAP(s), maintenance and of liquidity controls, management of bank-wide Liquidity Risk issues, annual RCSA (Risk Control Self-Assessment) process, development and maintenance of the Liquidity Policy and Standards and Group-wide liquidity oversight projects.

About Funding and Liquidity Risk

As a key pillar of Barclays Treasury and Capital Risk, the Funding & Liquidity Risk team is responsible for the definition, measurement and monitoring of Barclays\' liquidity risk as well as oversight of the Treasury function\'s management of liquidity risk.

The Group consists of two main functions:
  • Liquidity Risk Methodology & Limits
  • Liquidity Risk Oversight

The Liquidity Risk Oversight team is responsible for the development of liquidity risk governance and oversight at the Group and entity level.

The team\'s work is split between day-to-day and project-based tasks. The team works very closely with the relevant Treasury and CCOs teams.

Key Accountabilities

The role holder will have accountability for the following:

  • Support the development and maintenance of Liquidity Policy and related Standards, in line with the Enterprise Risk Management Framework
  • Review and challenge the Group Funding Plan, including commenting on viability and contingency measures in BAU and stress conditions
  • Assisting in the Annual Risk Appetite review and MTP (Medium Term Planning) review with First Line of Defence team
  • Preparation of material for various internal liquidity risk forums/committees, as well as material for monthly regulatory meetings
  • Review and perform analysis on liquidity risk impacts for any new business and products and present to management for sign off
  • Review Risk dashboard reporting, limit Breach reporting, etc
  • Support and maintain various governance/oversight tasks (including RCSA process, issues and controls management, ad-hoc audit queries)
  • Support the completion and delivery of the Group/BUK/BI ILAAP reports to the PRA, on time and as per regulatory requirements, ensuring appropriate governance and approval processes
  • Assisting in providing a summary on liquidity risk issues/remediation plans/non-compliance to the various risk committees and monthly Control meetings
  • Provide support to Treasury teams regarding Liquidity Risk Oversight queries

Stakeholder Management and Leadership

The role involves liaison with senior management (VP and Director level) within the Treasury and Capital Risk function, as well as other stakeholders (Treasury and Reporting across entities), in addition to interaction with Regulators (PRA, etc) and Internal Audit. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and the ability to deliver information concisely to senior management.

Decision-making and Problem Solving

The role involves significant decisions to be made within tight deadlines and often times it is imperative that the candidate is able to propose solutions and take ownership of the delivery of a project/resolution of an issue and lead with minimal guidance.

Risk and Control Objective

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.

Person Specification

    • Understanding of liquidity risk, including risk assessment, measurement and reporting
    • Experienced in implementation and development of risk framework/policies
    • Strong stakeholder management skills and strong project management skills
    • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Strong analytical ability
    • Strong control mind-set
    • Degree educated with qualification a plus

Personal attributes:

    • Fast learner with proactive approach
    • Strong intellect balanced with a pragmatic approach
    • Able to operate effectively in highly pressurised situations
    • Strong values
    • Decisiveness
    • High level of self-belief
    • Sets high standards for self and others
    • Inclusive and open approach

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:

    • Confident, clear & articulate, with the ability to engage with Risk staff at all levels, including the Treasury and Capital Risk Business Manager, Heads of key risk areas & their direct reports
    • Excellent co-ordination skills, with a proven ability to manage multiple conflicting deliverables within tight timeframes
    • Organised individual, with strong attention to detail, and effective, clear communication skills, both written and oral.
    • Ability to deal with multiple internal and external stakeholders, at all corporate levels including senior management.

Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:

    • Strong control mind-set, with a good understanding of the importance of a robust governance and control structure. Knowledge of this within a Risk environment is not required but would be advantageous.
    • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to review, digest and then challenge a wide range of Risk related information, ranging from technical (eg models) concepts to controls and process descriptions.
    • Change agent, with a proven ability to drive forward & effect change within teams.
    • Experience within Treasury and Capital Risk is not a pre-requisite but would be beneficial

Job Details

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London, United Kingdom
British Pound . GBP British Pound . GBP - Annual Annual