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This role will require an ability to become a subject matter expert in the Legal Risk Policies, other Principal Risk Policies, the requirements of the BCF and utilisation of analytic, strategic and communication skills to collaborate with colleagues across the Legal Function and all areas of the global firm.
Deal with ongoing queries or requests from across the global firm to align risk issues which may include, risk events, breaches, issues, actions or lessons learned to the Legal Risk Policies or other Principal Risks. By being fully conversant with the Legal Risk and Principal Risk Policies, you will review the factual background and assist with queries or check and challenge requests as appropriate
Liaise with Legal Risk Policy Owners or their delegate (usually lawyers within the Legal Function) as required relating to Legal Risk and control issues, including reviews and approvals
Liaise with Legal Function colleagues and Principal Risk colleagues to determine the appropriate Principal Risk and requirements to address
Assess and consider any proposed remedial actions for breaches, risk events and issues and discuss as required with stakeholders, LRGC team members and Policy Owners to ensure actions appropriately address and manage current and potential future risk and control issues
Manage all administrative requirements to support timely management of any risk issues you are dealing with, which includes, appropriate and accurate recording on ORAC, compliance with BCF timeframes and escalation within the LRGC team, Legal Function and stakeholders as required
Maintain filesite folders to record matters you are managing, including keeping filing and calendar entries up to date
Timely management of the LRGC inbox, which in the main covers the ongoing risk and control queries and requests across the global firm
Timely preparation of accurate reports and MI in relation to Legal Risk and Legal Function Risk matters including at a business, regional and global level:
Carrying out relevant filtering of ORAC and inputting into a report format;
Collating and reporting accurate MI, including utilisation of graphs and charts;
Each quarter analysing and interpreting trends and data against Legal Risk tolerances;
Creating executive summaries from report data; and
Collaborating with LRGC team members and stakeholders globally to deliver effective risk management, transparency, consistency and accuracy of reporting information and meeting papers
Compliance with and ability to contribute to the design and development of methodology, processes and technology to improve, standardise and streamline LRGC reporting or work flow processes
Act as a subject matter expert in relation to the Legal Risk Policies and other Principal Risks as well as associated data, governance and management activities.
Be comfortable engaging with senior stakeholders and Legal Function colleagues to find pragmatic and sensible ways forward. Take the initiative to build partnerships with Legal Function colleagues, other risk and control teams, Barclays Internal Audit (BIA) and business stakeholders
Understand the application of legal privilege and keep up to date with any changes to policies or processes within the Risk and Control environment, attending training as appropriate
As required, but not limited to, assisting and supporting LRGC team members with Legal Risk and Legal Function risk and control self assessments, matter monitoring, controls testing, back-up analysis and documentation. There may also be times where LRGC colleagues require MI or reporting assistance in respect of contentious matters managed by Legal reporting, stress testing/capital planning or other ad hoc areas
Risk, Governance and Control Objective
Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, the Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework, the BCF, Sox requirements, internal Barclays Policies and Standards and LRGC team processes
Degree or equivalent
Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically
Excellent communication and inter personal skills with the ability to flex style
Attention to detail
Delivery focused, working to high standards of performance with ability to juggle tasks, prioritise and work under pressure, delivering to tight deadlines and multiple demands
Displays initiative and works collaboratively in a team with a track record of successfully working both independently and as part of a fully functioning team
Ability to manage processes and projects autonomously, with limited supervision but with the skill to understand when to seek support
Technological proficiency, including advanced skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Legal or Risk qualification
Experience working in risk, governance or control
Experience working within the financial services industry
Experience working in a Legal Function or Law firm
Internal Number: 5628724
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