Development Product Manager

Glasgow, United Kingdom
15 Aug 2022
29 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As a Barclays Development Product Manager, you will be responsible for managing the operationalisation and implementation of a portfolio of key, global, bank-wide development programs, which support the Barclays people strategy. This will include designing and owning a participant engagement and communications plan, stakeholder and budget management, supplier engagement, and measuring the business impact of development programs. You will be working as part of a global team and will have aligned resource to support the day-to-day logistics. You will have direct interactions with key suppliers and stakeholders, building a strong partnership approach.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

This opportunity is open to flexible working arrangements, such as working from home part of the week and flexible hours. If you have a need for flexibility, please apply and discuss this with us during the hiring process.

We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

What will you be doing?
• Owning and overseeing the implementation and program management of development programmes
• Working with the Product Directors, Content team and other relevant colleagues to scope and design the deployment of appropriate interventions / programs
• Liaising with all Stakeholders of the programme to create robust plans and timelines
• Escalating identified risks to the leadership team for discussion and resolution
• Managing programme budget, including the allocation of spend across entities, POs and invoice management
• Providing recommendations on budget spend / allocation
• Making recommendations to Portfolio Lead / Managers based on holistic insights for programme redesign and enhancements

What we're looking for:
• Proven Project Management skills, including excellent planning and organisation
• Advanced analytical skills with the ability to interpret large data sets from multiple sources)
• Excellent IT skills with vast experience using Microsoft Excel (pivot tables and Vlook up) and PowerPoint, sharepoint and webex facilitation skills

Skills that will help you in the role:
• A background in HR or learning
• Previous experience working in a global matrix environment
• Excellent stakeholder management skills, with the ability to influence

Where will you be working?
Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.

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