Control Functions

Join one of the teams that take care of our people and help us manage risk

We're a global organisation, employing over 85,000 people and serving 48 million customers. Our Control Functions team support us, working across many different disciplines, from helping us hire the right people to meet our aims to advising senior leaders on changes we need to make to protect against risk.

Job areas

  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to advise on issues that affect our business.

    What we do

    The compliance team oversees the regulated activities that Barclays undertakes. They’re responsible for setting out regulatory policies, keeping senior management informed about regulatory issues and monitoring conformance reviews.

    The team includes experts in three main disciplines: regulatory compliance (including privacy and large shareholdings); anti-money laundering, sanctions, anti-bribery and corruption; and operations.

    Why join us?

    Compliance is a critical part of our business: changes to economic conditions and regulatory requirements make our compliance department a busy place. Many of our compliance team members work with senior business leaders, helping to keep Barclays up to date with the latest thinking on control and regulation.

    As a compliance professional, you could be working on the latest developments, contributing your talent to our team.

  • Advise on the legal and regulatory issues that affect our business

    What we do

    We protect and support Barclays, collaborating with colleagues in each of our businesses. Our work includes competition, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, employment, intellectual property, litigation, enforcement, financial crime and transaction support. We also oversee regulatory relationships and regulatory strategy and policy, and we manage legal related investigations.

    Why join us?

    Frequent changes in banking law and regulation mean our team is never short of challenges and opportunities. If you share our values, you’ll enjoy contributing your skills and experience to our diverse team.

  • Risk is integral to the breadth, ambition and construct of Barclays and is engaged in every facet of the banks operations. It's a dynamic environment where the best people can build careers of great depth and variety. It’s not just about what we do, but how we do it at Barclays. And that’s our real difference. 

  • Contribute to a strong governance and control environment

    What we do

    Barclays' internal audit team (BIA) assesses how effectively risks are being controlled, reports any issues it identifies, and advises the business on risk management.

    We share lessons learned and help management to make positive changes to business processes and the way they are controlled.

    What it’s like to work with us

    The BIA team is spread around the world, covering all businesses areas and functions. We work alongside some of the most senior and influential people at Barclays. We have subject matter experts who provide specialist support to all our auditors around the world, and our employees are encouraged to communicate and share their knowledge.

    To join us, you’ll need excellent analytical and communication skills, deep knowledge of the business and detailed technical knowledge. We’ll give you a learning and development plan that will help you reach your true potential through both training courses and professional qualifications.

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