BNP Paribas is one of the euro zone’s leading banks, strongly positioned in its two core businesses - Retail Banking, Corporate & Institutional Banking -
and present worldwide with nearly 192.500 employees in 74 countries. BNP Paribas has completed 32 years of presence in Portugal, has today more than 4000 employees in Portugal, and is one of the largest foreign institutions in the country.
Group Finance Services is a European finance operations center in Lisbon, and part of BNP Paribas Group Finance function.
This function is responsible for compiling and processing accounting and financial information in order to ensure the publication of financial information and to provide Executive Management with the necessary information for the entire Group’s financial management.
It is also responsible for the design, deployment and evolution of financial information systems.
Within Group Finance, Purchasing Solutions & Accounts Payable - Cost Accounting Services (PS&AP CAS) is in charge of the cost accounting operations and tools for the Group.
In order to face a context of rapid transformation, we are building a team of Senior Project Managers to support and ensure the successful execution of our transformation roadmap and strategic programs
eam, structuring, coordinating, supervising and managing projects. As such, the mission is to facilitate and ensure the success of projects.
All successful candidates will benefit from training opportunities and team interactions that will provide them with the required know-
Main activities :
Manage Business Case and Opportunity study for strategic projects and programs
Manage end-to-end projects, developing a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress, and ensuring the key outcomes are delivered (on-
time, within scope and within budget)
Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs, using appropriate verification techniques
Bring top down perspective and escalate any transversal issues
Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders and participate on governance meetings in order to prioritize items related to change request and incidents
Prioritize / accelerate and secure delivery of projects’ streams and tasks
Propose meaningful governance, onboard key stakeholders and coordinate their contribution
Make sure that GFS methodology, standards and controls are properly applied
Partner with other Project Managers in GFS
Perform risk management to minimize project risks
Master’s degree or equivalent in Finance / Business Management
Professional experience : 15 years of experience with at least 8 years as project manager and / or program manager
Previous experience in change management and the coordination of major transformation projects
Knowledge of Finance, Accounting and / or purchase-to-pay processes
SAP experience is a plus
Energetic, positive, proactive and results oriented
Excellent planning skills and attention to detail : needs to be the go-to person for project progress, task status, budget (forecasts / actuals), milestones, resources plans and schedules
Fluent in English (minimum C1 Level, CECRL certificate), and French (B2 Level, CECRL certificate)
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)