About the job
Global Markets IT & Operations (GM ITO) is part of the value proposition of the business. DRIVE is at the heart of Global Markets (GM) and Asset / Liability Mgt & Treasury (ALMT), contributing to alignment between Front Office and Functions, playing the role of the end-to-end change lead for the GM / ALMT value chains.
Within DRIVE, the Project Implementation practice hosts the Project Leads for vertical (Front-Office to accounting) or transversal (across several FO business lines or users groups or locations / entities) projects, covering both the study and implementation phases
Your Main Activities Are
Project Managers will be responsible for the study and / or implementation phase of the projects allocated to DRIVE PI, which encompasses to Frame the project upfront, define the most adequate governance to lead the project to success and get signoff When relevant, consolidate the design the solution that the project is to deliver, with proper sign-off from clients & IT architecture & relevant contributors Build / consolidate and maintain the project plan, effectively manage unplanned events, manage dependencies and critical path Drive the project team to completion in close interaction with the Project Sponsor, ensure effective communication, continuous alignment of all contributors and timely running of governance routines Take responsibility for when appropriate some of the actions and analysis related to the project, without losing focus on the roadmap Secure the staffing of the project team, with the support of line managers and / or relevant governance body in charge of allocating resources Perform project retrospective to leverage on experience and learn lessons for improvement for the future.
The key interactions are with the project sponsor, front-office teams, operations teams, IT and Finance. Depending on the nature of the project, liaison with Compliance, Legal and Tax is required too
Will take end-to-end responsibility for Project framing Study / Design phase Execution phase Completion phase
Profile and Skills to Success
Experience in a Project Manager role - minimum 7 years
In-depth knowledge of Front Office to Finance processing chains logics
Good technical understanding of Capital Markets products (MIFID, EMIR, Dodd-Franck
Strong track record in successful interactions with peers in a non-hierarchical framework
Strong analytical skills
Strong communication and reporting skills
Capacity to interact with senior members of the organization
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills
Proven coaching capabilities
Organized and delivery-focused, with attention to detail
Comfortable operating with a strong level of autonomy, self-driven
Proactive, proposing or taking own initiative to prevent risks / issues
Ability to work well under pressure and to take the initiative
Solid work ethic, high level of motivation and resilience
Why joining BNP Paribas?
Leading banking institution
BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe's banking history.
It has a presence in 65 countries, with around Employees including more than in Europe.
Our presence in Portugal
Since , BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 7. employees across several entities operating directly in the territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.
Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its different entities, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success.
BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions :
Retail Banking , a division that brings together all of the Group’s retail activities and specialised business lines;
Investment & Protection Services that include specialised businesses offering a wide range of savings, investment and protection services;
Corporate & Institutional Banking division that offers tailored financial solutions for corporate and institutional clients.
Diversity and Inclusion commitment
BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity / paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency, which in turn increase performance and productivity.
We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.
Commitment towards work / life balance
At BNP Paribas we care about our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work, being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and mentally.
Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.
Remote Working Conditions
At BNP Paribas, we embrace a Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities adapted to our hybrid working environment.
To guarantee a comfortable and efficient working set-up, eligible employees are provided with both the office and home equipment, are entitled to an equipment allowance and can benefit from exclusive partnerships to purchase additional equipment at reduced prices.
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