Head of Banks| ICB Americas Job at Barclays International, New York, NY

  • Barclays International
  • New York, NY

Job Description

Barclays Overview

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

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.

Working Flexibly

We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life.  If you would like some flexibility, then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

The US Financial Institutions Group (FIG) covers institutional clients across Banks, Broker-Dealers, Fintech, Funds & Asset Managers, Bank Companies, and Bank Brokers who are based in the US, Canada and Bermuda. ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

About US FIG Banks Coverage

The Banks Corporate Banking Coverage team covers clients within the Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB) classified as regional, national and global banks. The International Corporate Bank provides a suite of transaction banking products including trade, cash management, clearing, debt and FX to institutional and corporate clients globally. The team is responsible for client coverage, revenue generation, coordination and management of credit commitments, in addition to governance of the Bank relationships in the portfolio. The team works closely with stakeholders across the FIG product suite, Credit, Compliance, Operations, Barclaycard (Card & Payments), and the Investment Bank.

Overall purpose of role

The position is a client relationship management role in the International Corporate Bank (ICB). The banker will represent our Banks banking practice. He/She will be responsible for delivering a broad range of corporate and investment banking solutions to a diverse group of Financial Institutions within the Banking sector. The role has heavy emphasis on idea generation and business development. The ability to collaborate with coverage partners across geographies and time zones, as well as coordination with Investment Banking and Markets teams is required for success. The role requires an experienced banker capable of driving business and making meaningful connections with Senior level treasury and bank relations management and key decision makers for the assigned portfolio. The successful candidate should have strong payments, corporate finance, credit and treasury services expertise and strong transaction execution skills. In addition to client coverage, the ability to drive strategy with Barclays’ governance framework and risk tolerance, and lead a team of junior and senior bankers is an integral part of the role.

Key Accountabilities

- Initiate and maintain strategic dialogue with clients across core ICB platform capabilities, identifying and executing on opportunities that increase wallet share while delivering the appropriate financial returns

- Collaborate the client coverage efforts of multiple internal business partners

- Coordinate CIB balance sheet commitments with regional and global partners, including credit and loan syndication teams

- Strictly comply with all regulatory and Barclays rules, policies, and procedures

- Make an active contribution to Barclays International’s culture and community


Stakeholder Management and Leadership

- Ability to operate at all levels of the internal and external stakeholder base

- Provide cultural leadership through recognizing and valuing differences

- Key internal stakeholders include ICB leadership team, global CIB FIG leadership team, Heads of Product, Investment Banking Coverage, Markets and Cards & Payments leadership, risk, compliance, servicing and operations

- Key external stakeholders include clients, external industry bodies, media

- Act as team lead and line manager; Support, develop and coach team members

- Member of US FIG Leadership team for Corporate Banking

Decision-making and Problem Solving

- Own, manage and deliver against ICBA business objectives (revenue, cost and broader KPI’s)

- Contribute to key commercial decision making and demonstrate sound commercial judgement complemented by appropriate risk awareness

- Identify and present growth opportunities to the Head of ICBA FIG and global FIG leadership

Risk and Control Objective [This section is mandatory for all role profiles and must not be deleted]

- Demonstrating general knowledge of international payments regulation (focus on US, UK, Europe, India and UAE) and Anti-money laundering/compliance best practices.

- Completing Due Diligence on high, medium and low risk clients

- Delivering continuous improvements to BAU high risk governance process and procedures for the sector

- Taking ownership of high quality objective credit applications, ensure robust ongoing monitoring and control and that sound judgement is exercised at all times.

- Building an effective working partnership with credit colleagues

- Ensure compliance with mandatory Risk policies and procedures relating to credit conformance and regulatory, operational, legal risk and Financial Crime.

- Managing ‘Early warning list’ customers to reduce risk, ensuring proactive and timely referral to Credit and Business Support colleagues.

- Responsible for embedding a clearly articulated risk culture within CIB which reflects Barclays Purpose and Values

Person Specification

Personal attributes essential to performing role:

- Communication

- Influence

- Collaboration

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree or MBA preferred

- Prior Credit Risk Accreditation required

- Minimum of 10 years of experience of CIB relationship coverage, delivering corporate banking products and services to Banks sector clients

- Specialized knowledge of the Banks sector including financial statement analysis, credit analysis, and experience in loan/trade origination and deal execution to the Banks sector

- Excellent communication and presentation skills

Purpose and Values

We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.

Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.


We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.


We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.


We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.


We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.


We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do; our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.


Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.


Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.


Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.

Salary Rate / Minimum : $190,000

Salary Rate / Maximum : $300,000

The minimum and maximum salary/rate information above include only base salary or base hourly rate. It does not
include any another type of compensation or benefits that may be available.

USD 190000 to 300000

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Permanent employment, Bank staff,

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