Operations Summer Analyst

by Barclays

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Rating

5/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • Summer Analyst (Optimisation team - Group Financial Crime Operations) - Led migration project for over 520 process maps in Group FCO, using Visio and IBM Blueworks Live to create/ edit process flows. - Migrated process maps to a new EPT (Enterprise Process Taxonomy) Standard to align with company data governance standards. - Interviewed over 30 SMEs to gather key process flow information and gain a holistic view of the bank’s financial crime operations. - As project lead, I presented weekly project updates to the senior leadership team (Director/VPs/AVPs). - Utilised stakeholder management skills by working across more than 10 operations teams and multiple transaction cycles. - Collaborated with Overseas teams (India) on a side project to create an optimised process flow, using lean techniques. - Created an interactive guide to help automate the migration and completed Lean process improvement courses.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • Summer Analyst (Optimisation team - Group Financial Crime Operations) - Led migration project for over 520 process maps in Group FCO, using Visio and IBM Blueworks Live to create/ edit process flows. - Migrated process maps to a new EPT (Enterprise Process Taxonomy) Standard to align with company data governance standards. - Interviewed over 30 SMEs to gather key process flow information and gain a holistic view of the bank’s financial crime operations. - As project lead, I presented weekly project updates to the senior leadership team (Director/VPs/AVPs). - Utilised stakeholder management skills by working across more than 10 operations teams and multiple transaction cycles. - Collaborated with Overseas teams (India) on a side project to create an optimised process flow, using lean techniques. - Created an interactive guide to help automate the migration and completed Lean process improvement courses.


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Summer Analyst (Optimisation team - Group Financial Crime Operations) - Led migration project for over 520 process maps in Group FCO, using Visio and IBM Blueworks Live to create/ edit process flows. - Migrated process maps to a new EPT (Enterprise Process Taxonomy) Standard to align with company data governance standards. - Interviewed over 30 SMEs to gather key process flow information and gain a holistic view of the bank’s financial crime operations. - As project lead, I presented weekly project updates to the senior leadership team (Director/VPs/AVPs). - Utilised stakeholder management skills by working across more than 10 operations teams and multiple transaction cycles. - Collaborated with Overseas teams (India) on a side project to create an optimised process flow, using lean techniques. - Created an interactive guide to help automate the migration and completed Lean process improvement courses.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Summer Analyst (Optimisation team - Group Financial Crime Operations) - Led migration project for over 520 process maps in Group FCO, using Visio and IBM Blueworks Live to create/ edit process flows. - Migrated process maps to a new EPT (Enterprise Process Taxonomy) Standard to align with company data governance standards. - Interviewed over 30 SMEs to gather key process flow information and gain a holistic view of the bank’s financial crime operations. - As project lead, I presented weekly project updates to the senior leadership team (Director/VPs/AVPs). - Utilised stakeholder management skills by working across more than 10 operations teams and multiple transaction cycles. - Collaborated with Overseas teams (India) on a side project to create an optimised process flow, using lean techniques. - Created an interactive guide to help automate the migration and completed Lean process improvement courses.


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Summer Analyst (Optimisation team - Group Financial Crime Operations) - Led migration project for over 520 process maps in Group FCO, using Visio and IBM Blueworks Live to create/ edit process flows. - Migrated process maps to a new EPT (Enterprise Process Taxonomy) Standard to align with company data governance standards. - Interviewed over 30 SMEs to gather key process flow information and gain a holistic view of the bank’s financial crime operations. - As project lead, I presented weekly project updates to the senior leadership team (Director/VPs/AVPs). - Utilised stakeholder management skills by working across more than 10 operations teams and multiple transaction cycles. - Collaborated with Overseas teams (India) on a side project to create an optimised process flow, using lean techniques. - Created an interactive guide to help automate the migration and completed Lean process improvement courses.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • Summer Analyst (Optimisation team - Group Financial Crime Operations) - Led migration project for over 520 process maps in Group FCO, using Visio and IBM Blueworks Live to create/ edit process flows. - Migrated process maps to a new EPT (Enterprise Process Taxonomy) Standard to align with company data governance standards. - Interviewed over 30 SMEs to gather key process flow information and gain a holistic view of the bank’s financial crime operations. - As project lead, I presented weekly project updates to the senior leadership team (Director/VPs/AVPs). - Utilised stakeholder management skills by working across more than 10 operations teams and multiple transaction cycles. - Collaborated with Overseas teams (India) on a side project to create an optimised process flow, using lean techniques. - Created an interactive guide to help automate the migration and completed Lean process improvement courses.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Barclays
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Barclays to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Barclays
  • Summer Analyst (Optimisation team - Group Financial Crime Operations) - Led migration project for over 520 process maps in Group FCO, using Visio and IBM Blueworks Live to create/ edit process flows. - Migrated process maps to a new EPT (Enterprise Process Taxonomy) Standard to align with company data governance standards. - Interviewed over 30 SMEs to gather key process flow information and gain a holistic view of the bank’s financial crime operations. - As project lead, I presented weekly project updates to the senior leadership team (Director/VPs/AVPs). - Utilised stakeholder management skills by working across more than 10 operations teams and multiple transaction cycles. - Collaborated with Overseas teams (India) on a side project to create an optimised process flow, using lean techniques. - Created an interactive guide to help automate the migration and completed Lean process improvement courses.


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Details

Internship (1-4 Months)

Logistics and Operations, Banking/Finance

Scotland

October 2021


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