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.
RISK Operational Risk & Control (RISK ORC) CIB belongs to the second line of defence of BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Bank (CIB).
It belongs to the Risk Function (RISK) of BNP Paribas and is under the responsibility of the Chief Operational Risk Officer for CIB.
The department has responsibility for independently challenging and supervising the Operational Risk management of CIB activities (Corporate Banking, Global Markets, Securities Services, IT, Operations, Functions) on a worldwide scope.
This is achieved by framing operational risk methodology for CIB, disseminating of a risk management culture across CIB, assessing the adequacy of the CIB operational risk management set-up, controlling effectiveness of CIB control environment, contributing to the detection, anticipation and response to risks, alerting CIB and RISK stakeholders on any significant risk issue and providing a consolidated view on CIB operational risks profile.
As the second line of defence for Information and Communications Technology (ICT), RISK ORC has responsibility for identification of key technology risks to the Bank and influencing business, functions and technology partners to take sound risk management decisions.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Integrated in the Global Iberian Centre of Excellence for the RISK ICT, the candidate will be responsible for supporting the CIB RISK ORC ICT Risk Manager in the development and implementation of the ICT risk management program including ICT third parties on the CIB activities managed and run in Lisbon, Portugal.
Framework : to assist the CIB RISK ORC ICT Risk Manager in the review, analysis and challenge of the CIB ICT risk management framework and in particular the norms & standards, consistently with RISK ORC ICT guidelines, and validate any exemption to these norms & standards.
Risk Identification & Assessment : to assist the CIB RISK ORC ICT Risk Manager to challenge and verify CIB risk identification, ensure the consistency of potential incidents quantification, conduct independent ICT risk assessment (incident review, post mortem analysis), and validate closure of permanent control actions.
Risk Treatment & Decision : to assist the CIB RISK ORC ICT Risk Manager in overseeing the risk treatment process (risk acceptance, risk transfer, risk remediation) performed by CIB, jointly participate to co-decision Committees (e.
g. NAC / TAC or similar) and / or share opinion on the ICT risks exposure with CIB RISK ORC ICT Management.
Testing : to conduct independent testing and challenge on 1st LoD CIB controls and perform 2LOD penetration tests / vulnerability scans if required.
Risk Reporting, Monitoring & Alert : to support management and CIB RISK ORC ICT Risk Manager on incidents and crisis management (e.
g. security events); to alert CIB RISK ORC ICT Risk Manager on critical points for attention to be raised to CIB RISK ORC and Senior Management
to assist in organising risk meetings, forums and committees with community members.
The successful candidate will have exposure to implementing risk management programs and / or working in an internal / external IT assessment function within a reputed consultancy / global organisation, with robust knowledge of technology, risks, architectures and related tools.
Prior IT risk experience (IT, Cyber, Vendor management etc.), exposure to the Financial Services industry, experience with GRC tools and other risk management information systems is preferred.
Negotiation, Conflict Management and Presentation skills are necessary. The individual will assist in the preparation / contribution to the development of CIB RISK ORC ICT independent testing controls and conduct Risk and Control Self-Assessment independent re-testing and validation on 1st LoD set up and performed controls.
Experience interacting with regulatory agencies is a plus.
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.
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.