BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries, with more than 192,000 employees including more than 146,000 in Europe and over 4,000 in Portugal alone.
BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been the first foreign bank 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 realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.
Compliance is a Global Group Function which helps ensure that BNP Paribas remains a trustworthy Bank, not only by complying with laws and regulations, but also with their spirit.
It is also a function on the move, which regulatory, geopolitical and societal changes place more and more at the crossroads of the strategy and everyday action of the Bank and its customers, and has to ensure the security of the Group, its business lines and territories, which implies adapting to the growing demands of regulators, customers and public opinion.
Compliance has 3.400 employees over the world, working over the five following expertises : Know Your Client, Group Financial Security, Personal Ethics, Market Integrity, and Protection of Interests of Clients (PIC)
In the context of the Compliance 2020 strategic plan, the Function has decided to create a Hub in Lisbon to host various transversal operational activities, with a focus on EMEA scope.
The Lisbon Compliance Hub is currently recruiting a Senior Project Manager. The main purpose of this role is to support the ramp up of the Lisbon Compliance Hub platform, in close coordination with the head of Lisbon Compliance Hub, Paris project Teams and Lisbon support functions.
This project manager will report hierarchically to the Head of the Lisbon Compliance Hub.
Actively contribute to the ramp up of the Lisbon Compliance Hub :
By acting as local facilitator for global initiatives from Head-Office
By working closely with all Lisbon Support functions in order to anticipate any issues or constraints that may put at risk the expected ramp up (IT, Facility Management, Finance, OPC / BCP, Human Resource )
By participating to Smartsourcing initiatives steercos (when relevant)
By following-up implementation of activities
By raising alerts to his head and Paris Smartsourcing Project Team in case of issues and proposing solution
By identifying opportunities for further mutualisation between teams or for further improvement in processes operated by the Hub
By ensuring that the services are described and properly documented in SLA documents, with relevant details, especially on the roles of different parties.
By contributing to the Lisbon Compliance Hub reporting
Actively contribute to the Finance Performance Management of the Lisbon Compliance Hub
By ensuring that the monthly Staff reconciliation is conducted in a timely manner by each Manager
By analysing the reports provided by Local Finance versus Budget figures
By providing on a quarterly basis the applicable allocation keys for invoicing and reporting purposes
By maintaining a track record of the invoices submitted to each beneficiary
By supporting the Local Managers in any query raised by the beneficiary related to the invoices
By supporting the Lisbon Head of the Compliance Hub in the preparation and delivery of the Pre-Budget and Budget processes in coordination with Compliance Finance Onshore and Local Finance
Responsible for the team management :
By recruiting candidates, providing adequate training / coaching, defining responsibilities and setting individual and collective objectives in line with relevant operational policies
By assessing performance regularly and providing recommendations on compensation and objectives
By providing guidance, training and support needed to achieve objectives
Responsible for managing stakeholder relationships :
By acting as the Compliance Hub correspondent in line with the Territory Competency Centers Committee’s Governance and in any matter appointed by the Head of the Lisbon Compliance Hub
By maintaining regular communications with the Paris Project Team
By informing regularly his / her management and providing monthly activity report and contributing to any other reports required by the management
Experience of 5 years in the banking industry / advisory
Solid project management experience
Compliance culture would be considered a plus
Fluent in English (both oral and written communication)
Understanding of French also an advantage
Excellent team spirit
Ability to work with different cultures and multidisciplinary teams
Communicative and self-confident
Risk oriented profile with strong analytical and investigation skills, strong attention to details
Rigorous, well-organized with a structured and logical approach
Reliable and with a good conduct approach
Ability to work within a change process environment
Client focus (both internal and external), creating synergies between different interlocutors
Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.
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.
PT-11-Lisbon Standard / Permanent COMPLIANCE Education Level Not indicated Experience Level