About the job
The ESG Data & Digital Project Manager will be in charge of one / several projects listed above ensuring their implementation
He or she will actively contribute to the definition of the ESG Data strategy of CIB in close coordination with the head of Data & Digital
He or she will support in the transversal tasks of the team, including when it comes to regular governance
Your Main Activities Are
ESG Data Strategy Define CIB ESG Data strategy, by Updating a consolidated and shared view of ESG data needs at CIB level, be it for CIB own needs or use cases, for Group requirements and anticipating future needs in close collaboration with CIB GDO and fully aligned with CIB Business Lines Define overall ESG data sourcing strategy for CIB, be it with internal or external sources of data On internal data : work in close collaboration with Business Lines to ensure implementation of required data in their respective systems On external data : ensure coordination with external ESG data providers and contribute to contract negotiations in coordination with GDO and GSS, assess their offers and identify to what extent it answers internal data needs benchmarking options for each type of data ensuring that data users are testing and choosing the best option Ensure overall consistency of sources used across CIB users, in close collaboration with CIB GDO and Group GDO Contribute to perform quality checks on ESG data and suggest potential remediation when relevant
CIB ESG Data governance Animate existing CIB ESG Data governance with regular CIB ESG Data OpCo in close collaboration with Group : in particular the streams on MARM (Methodologies / Analyses & Risk Management), Norms & Reporting, Data & Systems Different Business Lines : Global Markets, Global Banking, BP2S, CIB GDO) Be in constant link with a network of ESG Data experts at Group and CIB level to foster cross-fertilization, best practices, sharing and accelerating ESG Data CIB roadmap
ESG Data Reporting Set up target governance on reporting together with Global Banking and Global Markets, incl. definition of roles & responsibilities Keep an overview of all reporting needed at Group and CIB level Ensure consistency of ESG figures reported at CIB level for both Global Banking & Global Markets Identify opportunities to automate and industrialize reporting leveraging on internal & external sources - in close collaboration with teams in charge of League Tables reporting
Industrialization of ESG-linked controls Support the industrialization of CIB & Group CSR controls by identifying required ESG data and making sure an appropriate action plan is identified to get those data if missing today (e.
g. repository of KPIs, CSR Restriction of Activity lists)
Awareness and anticipation of emerging trends / user needs Develop a solid knowledge of all existing initiatives requiring ESG data, be they regulatory (e.
g. EU Taxonomy / Green Asset Ratio, Stress Tests) or linked to Group CSR Strategy (e.g. NZBA, specific reporting) Maintain a close relationship with Regulatory Anticipation teams in order to stay ahead of upcoming regulations directly or indirectly impacting CIB (e.
g. EU Taxonomy, SFDR) Identify emerging ESG trends with a potential data impact (e.g. Transition, Biodiversity, Positive Impact).
For example, on Transition : lead BNP Paribas effort to assess Transition Risk together with STFS and relevant stakeholders across the Group
Data providers & Market watch Organize exchanges with ESG Data providers on data needs in strong articulation with the final users and ensure seamless communication with Group GDO Keep an update of their new offers (e.
g. Transition) Carry out a market watch of ESG Data emerging players in close coordination with all relevant ESG Data experts at Group level Leverage on OS-Climate initiative to develop BNP Paribas open source culture and maximize BNP Paribas participation to this initiative
Business Intelligence / CSRevolution Develop monitoring tools for all users (be they key stakeholders at CIB level or front-officers) leveraging on existing tools and optimizing them (e.
g. ESG Dashboard, SLL Dashboard) Centralize all CIB requests for CSRevolution tools in close coordination with Group GDO
ESG Data Culture & Awareness Contribute to develop an ESG Data culture & awareness within CIB in close coordination with the Group
ESG Data client-driven opportunities Be in close contact with Business Lines users to identify their needs (ESG data for product development, for commercial purposes) Foster exchanges between different business stakeholders in order to increase innovation on SF products linked to ESG Data leveraging on more advanced Business Lines (e.
g. GM, BP2S) Participate to client meetings and identify client-related opportunities
Partnerships & thought leadership Identify selection of partnerships to be maintained linked to ESG Data Leverage on key tech-related events (e.
g. Hello Tomorrow, Vivatech and others)
Others Contribute to transversal enablers initiatives (CIR, budget)
Profile and Skills to Success
Educational and background requirements Graduated from a top Business or Engineering school Professional experience : minimum 5 in banking / investment / sustainable finance or CSR departments of private or public bodies Fluency in English is compulsory, French or another European language is a plus
Business skills Experience or interest in ESG Data Experience or interest in project management Data driven Client focused Open minded and inclusive Knowledge of the banks organization & CIB products would be a plus
Behavioral and Transversal skills Strong (written & verbal) communication skills Ability to be pragmatic and propose solutions Very structured Ability to navigate an uncertain and moving environment Ability to collaborate and build bridges with several teams and regions Ability to synthetize / simplify and solve complex issues Innovative mind Ability to work autonomously and to take initiative Personal Impact / Ability to influence Critical thinking (see the big picture and variables often missed by others)
Tools / technologies Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
About the Team
Climate change and environmental concerns are of increasing importance for CIB clients (Corporate and Institutional) as well as for BNP Paribas stakeholders, partners, retail & professional clients.
BNP Paribas is a recognized leader with an ambitious strategy on climate alignment and ESG in general, delivering a wide range of Sustainable Finance and ESG services & products to all its clients
In a context of strong acceleration on the Energy and Environmental Transitions as well as Social inclusion, increasing demands come from our clients for ESG solutions & services and, on the other side, BNP Paribas steadily reinforced its commitments to fight climate change and inequalities.
In that sense, Sustainability is now a transversal strategic pillar of the Group 2025 Development Plan
To answer to this, CIB is currently reorganizing its Sustainable Finance setup in order to better accompany its clients on this journey and more, specifically within the CIB Company Engagement teams, with two major objectives Reinforcing the industrialization of CIB setup in the most mature markets where BNP Paribas has a leadership position (SLL, SLB, Green Bonds, Green Loan), with a fully integrated risk approach Maintaining & developing our leadership on emerging sustainability topics as well client ESG advisory, thanks to innovative approaches and co-creation with our clients and partners
In this context, CIB Company Engagement Teams dedicated on Sustainability have to reinforce, industrialize and accelerate their support to internal clients (business lines and coverages) and external clients (Corporates & Institutionals, partners) of the bank on innovation solutions and business development when related to sustainable finance and associated solutions
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 190 000 Employees including more than 145 000 in Europe.
Our presence in Portugal
Since 1985, BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 7.100 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 Groups 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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