Standard / Permanent
BNP Paribas Group
BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 75 countries, with more than 189,000 employees, including more than 146,000 in Europe. 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, corporates and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.
About BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking
Fully integrated in the BNP Paribas Group, BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) is a leading provider of solutions to two client franchises: corporates and institutionals, and operates across EMEA (Europe Middle East Africa), APAC (Asia Pacific) and the Americas. The bank is a global leader in Debt Capital Markets and Derivatives. It is a top European house in Equity Capital Markets and it has leading franchises in Specialized Financing. In Securities Services, it is a top five House worldwide. BNP Paribas CIB strives to service the global economy by providing solutions to its clients in financing (ECM, DCM, specialized financing), flow banking (trade finance and cash management), financial advisory (M&A, project finance), global markets (interest rates, credit, foreign exchange, equity derivatives), risk management, and securities services.
BNP Paribas Securities Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the BNP Paribas Group, is a leading global custodian and securities services provider backed by the strength of an integrated bank. It provides multi asset post trade and asset servicing solutions for institutional participants in the investment cycle, from the buy-side and sell-side to corporates and issuers. Covering over 100 markets, offices in 34 countries and over 8,800 employees, the BNP Paribas network is one of the most extensive in the industry. We bring together local insight and a global network to enable clients to maximize their market and investment opportunities worldwide.
The Target Operating Model Integration Program Manager is responsible for leading the delivery of all aspects of the Arrow Integration plan to ensure the successful end of the Transition period and the necessary transformations to enable the US Go to Market operating model for the rollout of the 40 Act business offering.
The overall program is a multi-millon dollar transformation program and the candidate should become a trusted partner in the Program Management team as well as the BAU Management teams, both delivering into the program as well as recipients.
The selected candidate will effectively collaborate with global stakeholders and influence, where applicable, in order to ensure best outcomes for the US business models and for the Global best of breed systems.
The planning for the transition and transformation across all work streams to ensure the delivery of the Technology and Business solution change, as well as the operational readiness to enable implementation into BAU Operations.
Co-ordinate a variety of projects and initiatives which will be running in parallel
Ensure that programmes meet their time, cost and quality deadlines
Establish and maintain the various aspects of governance, including facilitation of decision making, managing key forums and meetings, addressing issues and risks, reporting status against milestones, budgets and deliverables
Contribute to identification of Target Operating Models, together with the associated Roadmap
Initiate, scope and resource programmes
Manage programme risks, issues and dependencies to identify and control potential problems
Intervene and guide in the event of issues
Adapt and respond to changes
Work to resolve conflict and seek compromise and buy-in
Ensure effective communication, such that there is the ability to facilitate timely and accurate decision-making across the business.
Engagement with legal advisors, counterparties, clients, vendors or other external parties to ensure BNPP considerations are taken into account
Develop and maintain strong engaging relationships with key stakeholders (internal and external)
Develop and motivate staff
Handover Programmes to Business-As-Usual
Develop a positive client relationship via thought leadership & direct engagement
Minimum Required Qualifications
5+ years of project / programme delivery
4+ years of experience in various tools for management e.g. MS Project, MS Excel, MC Visio
- 3+ years of experience within the Financial Service Sector
Ability to discern industry trends and communicate those trends to key stakeholders
Extensive experience among regional and global industry groups including demonstrated thought leadership activities
Experience in the Security Servicing Industry.
- Professional programme / project management accreditation (e.g. PMP)
- Experienced in applying project management methodologies to organise and co-ordinate complex or large business and process change programmes.
- Advanced Programme Management Skills
- Experience in delivering Business Change
- Experienced people manager, with ability to motivate
- Analytical and problem-solving skills
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written & verbal), with ability to explain complex and technical concepts in straight-forward fashion
- Experienced in establishing and improving customer relationships (internal and external)
- Outstanding relationship management skills with an ability and willingness to work with, lead and influence, people at all levels across the organisation
- Ability to work with external parties such as clients, vendors and counterparties effectively
- Exceptional organizational, presentation & negotiation skills
- Flexible, adaptable, change oriented
BNP Paribas is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, citizenship, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status.