Lithuania has a great IT infrastructure and World Class talent making this country a perfect breeding ground for opportunities. The decision to choose Lithuania made by Barclays has paid off– today Barclays is amongst the largest employers. Our history of achievements tells a story of reliability, high quality, and strategic products and services delivered for the group. Barclays keeps unlocking the potential of our Lithuanian residents – today those talents working with us, create and develop large, interesting and complex products, processes and services for Barclays group at a global scale – creating great added value for the group.
- Functions: IT
- FTE: 1100
- EST: 2009, Vilnius
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Opened in 2009 as a GBS with a projected team of 170, the center has now grown to become one of the four main centers in the Lithuanian GBS sector. With 1150 employees, the center now offers a diverse range of services globally – from developing IT systems and infrastructure, to managing IT projects, ensuring security for Barclays’ banking systems, solving IT incidents, and developing new mobile apps and other business functions. Center also participates in numerous initiatives that help to improve education in Lithuania, provide professional guidance for students, and promote entrepreneurship.
Rise Vilnius – the local version of the Rise start-up partnering space that Barclays has only established in 7 locations worldwide – is evidence of the strong bonds the company has with Lithuania. More than that, it marks a commitment to building strength in the resource that has allowed the company to scale up its operations in Lithuania – the local talent.
- Awarded Shared Services firm of the year in the CEE region at CEE Shared Services and Outsourcing Awards 2015
- Awarded National Champion in the European Business Awards 2016 (Best Employer category)
- Since the opening, every year BGOL appears among the TOP Lithuanian employers in different surveys