Operational Permanent Control Officer
BNP Paribas
Lisbon, , PT
há 3 dias

r : 2005GFSO5141)

BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 72 countries, with more than 202,000 Employees including more than 154,000 in Europe and over 5,000 in Portugal alone.

BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, BNP Paribas has several entities operating directly in this territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.

Worldwide, the Group has key positions in its three main activities : Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises : corporate clients and institutional investors.

The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporate and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.

The main objectives of Operational Permanent Control within Oxygen Finance Services are :

  • Ensure that an operational risk management and the permanent control framework is built on a risk-based approach
  • Support Finance management team, by providing the main KPI’s, risks and control environment
  • Maintain the consistency of the Permanent Control framework, supporting Group Financial Controls team
  • Support implementation of the operational risk monitoring guidelines issued by the second line of defense (Finance, Compliance, RISK, ) based on the instructions provided by Group
  • Monitor the level of deployment of Finance's permanent operational control activities
  • As Operational Permanent Control Officer of Oxygen based in Lisbon, you are responsible for ensuring the respect and implementation of the key internal control principles of BNP Paribas Group, performing the main responsibilities for all the teams of Oxygen and FRESH (in both locations : Madrid and Lisbon).


    As a senior officer the main responsibilities are focussed on helping management of the team, leading independently the areas assigned and support junior team members on :

    Risk and Control Self-Assessment

  • Ensure that Process / Risk / controls exists and are performed by teams
  • Coordinate the identification of processes, and associate the risks with these processes
  • Guarantee the effective implementation and maintenance of the Risk Control and Self Assessment framework at the appropriate level
  • Operational Incidents Monitoring

  • Identification of historical operational risks
  • Ensure that all potential incidents are regularly updated
  • Coordinate the assessment, quantification and update
  • Follow-up and / or Initiate action plans consistent with Risk Self-Assessment
  • Support Group Policies implementation

    Ensure the correct monitoring of Permanent Documentation

    Control Environment

  • Coordinate the implementation of operational controls, analysis of control results and formalization of analyses
  • Coordinate the adaptation of generic control plans functions at operational level
  • Follow-up on Action Plans
  • Recommendations follow-up

    IT controls (access rights)

    Follow of Nearshoring / Offshoring process and SLA’s management

    Data Quality Controls

    Monitoring of Business Continuity Management processes

    Support organization in all initiatives needed to strengthen the control environment in the Hub


  • Required level of education : Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • Professional experience : Between 3 to 5 years of experience in external or internal audit, control, or risk department.
  • Previous experience in Finance or banking is a plus

  • Knowledge of Business Process modelling (knowledge of ARIS is a plus)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Experience in leading small teams 2-3 members or leading small projects
  • Experience of working in an international environment would be a plus
  • Knowledge of BNPP organization and business lines will also be appreciated
  • Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills (spoken and written)
  • Analytical skills and goal oriented
  • Strong planning and organizational skills : autonomy, capacity to manage several tasks in parallel and to prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Advanced English is mandatory; must be capable to maintain fluent conversation. French is a plus
  • Client focus
  • Ability to work with international locations and different stakeholders
  • Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.

    In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.

    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, 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.

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