• Barclays

Case Study: Barclays

“JGA Recruitment have often surpassed expectations and perform well across all metrics. Barclays has a stringent diversity and equal opportunities policy as well as stringent requirements for each of the roles we recruit for. JGA provide Barclays with exceptional service levels and are responsive, efficient and a pleasure to work with.” Marie Grainger – Associate Director Payroll & Benefits I HR Services

Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs 140,000 people.

Business Requirement

UK Payroll function relocation from central London to Dorset with just 1 months notice before implementation with a significant communication and relocation challenge presenting real operational challenges that had to be overcome.

Recruitment Requirement

Relocation to new surroundings created vacancies including a Payroll Project Manager and 2 Payroll Administrators to handle increased workloads and specific project management and transition expertise for a newly restructured payroll function across the organization.

Recruitment Activity Performance

Payroll Project MangerTimingPayroll AdministratorTiming
CVs submitted2Day 5 4Day 5
Interviews arranged2 (50%)Day 6-10 2 (50%)Day 6-10
Placements made1 (100%)Day 122 (100%)Day 12