Director Of Change

Barclays Bank Whippany , NJ 07981

Posted 3 months ago

Director of Change Whippany, NJ

What will you be doing?

This change the bank role involves transforming strategic ideas into change projects that can be planned, and monitored whilst being mindful of risk, budget, and personal conduct.

  • Experienced global leader committed to developing a culture of transparency, integrity, and collaboration where all team members are motivated and inspired to deliver the required outcome, taking into account risk and process optimisation factors.

  • Possess ability to define and articulate the global strategic vision of a programme. Sets a clear agenda where teams and stakeholders understand their contribution to the future success of the organisation and are motivated to travel on the journey.

  • Expert global programme leader who cultivates a culture of collaboration where involvement and sharing are seen as essential for the achievement of shared objectives and agendas.

  • Excellent communicator with flexibility to communicate effectively using the right medium across all levels of the global organization and build successful relationships with key stakeholders, subject matter experts, and functions.

  • Act as a catalyst for change and inspire confidence in stakeholders with the quality and conviction of their vision, building support and sponsorship at all levels and ensuring the need for change is embedded across the global organisation.

  • Ability to drive strategy, execute change, and resolve issues.

  • Excellent presentation skills, and ability to simplify and condense a large number of complex moving parts into single impact statement.

  • Possess a high degree of commercial acumen and is focused on shareholder value.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills to influence the cross-functional groups/forums, the global matrix and external stakeholders.

  • Builds trust through credible use of facts and data, and possess ability to creatively resolve problems and issues at pace.

  • Understands the Business Strategy, and is able to add-value at Business meetings and influence the outcome.

  • Strong client focus, always puts customer satisfaction first. Track record of maintaining effective customer relations and service program through delivery of SLA's.

  • Ability to manage Vendor relationships to high standards and drive change across Business areas.

What we're looking for:

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • 5 years experience working in a Director role and/or capacity.
  • 5 years Financial Services experience.

Skills that will help you in the role:

  • Demonstrate a structured, outcome-oriented approach, with the ability to anticipate and head off problems that could jeopardize the outcome of a global programme/ project portfolio.

  • Ability to recognize when a project is challenged vs. plan and if required be able to escalate and develop an effective remediation plan.

  • Ability to think outside of the box, provide quick solutions and resolve global programme issues in a timely manner.

  • Aptitude to operate at varying levels of detail (strategic to close attention) and able to prioritise key activities globally.

  • Transform a global strategic idea into a well-designed change project that can be planned, organised and tracked.

  • Prioritise and manage an extensive global project portfolio and ensure consistent delivery under pressure.

  • Demonstrate exceptional analytical skills.

  • Break down a function, operating model or project into its constituent parts and build it back up better.

  • Ambassador for the firm's values demonstrating integrity and courage in their convictions.

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.

About Barclays in the US

Barclays offers corporate and investment banking and credit card services in the US. Our 10,000 US colleagues are located in offices across the country, with headquarters in New York City. In 2017, Barclays announced plans to create a world-class campus in Whippany, New Jersey, for our Technology, Operations and Functional teams in the US. Other principal locations include Delaware, Nevada, Ohio and Maine.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details.

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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. 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.

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, 401k, 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.

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