About the job

  • Your adventure within the HVP ( High Value Payment) program will allow you to develop your skills in project and program management, your capacity to manage complexity and to acquire the essential levers for a good understanding of the strategic issues. Close to CIB management and all CIB Business lines, the exposed position allows you to create a network and acquire knowledge of the Operational and functional world of BNP Paribas CIB.
  • You are recognized for your ability to convince, you arouse enthusiasm and generate commitment. You are organized, customer oriented, and able to inspire others and generate engagement.
  • Do you want to have a direct and significant impact on the modernization of business practices? This job is for you!

Your Main Activities Are

  • Within the HVP organization, you will participate in the implementation of Target Operating Model projects (including Manual Payments and Control & Governance) which consist in:
    • Identify operational processes regularly relying on manual payments, in order to industrialize and secure the current practices

    • Reinforce and industrialize controls around manual payment execution (e.g. 6 eyes, random validator, systematic justification), in order to improve efficiency of operations while reducing fraud and cash-out risks.

    • Reduce number of employees allowed to input/validate manual payments

    • Rationalize the number of manual payments platform

    • Review and challenge the overall CIB organization & governance around payment processing and control

    • Propose an optimized Target Operating Model based on harmonized processes and a streamlined organization

    • Define and deploy a share payment reference & control framework across CIB

  • As part of your missions, you will work on all or part of the following activities
    • Assist the project leaders in managing the project, ensuring a functional and cross-functional management role, as well as the associated budget envelope allowing its execution

    • Organize and guarantee the project governance committees (architecture and investment committee, project committees ...)

    • Measure and monitor the progress of the project; Develop reliable and commented reporting with the necessary alerts and recommendations to HVP Program governance

    • Participate in various studies to validate procedural changes

    • Challenge implementation solutions and identify opportunities for simplifying and optimizing IT organizations and tools (back-office applications)

    • Manage the relationship with all parts of the project (operations teams, IT, OPC)

  • As member of the TOM Transformation team, you will have significant exposure to senior ITO Management. Your scope of action may cover all CIB Business lines (Global Markets, Global Banking and BP2S), Operational, IT, Functions and Organizational dimensions

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Knowledge of the CIB Operations environment, organization and objectives of the reference organizational scope for the program

  • Knowledge of the operating mode and decision-making instances of the scope attached to the program

  • Knowledge of transformation and change management methodology

  • Mastery of the principles of project and program management as well as their governance

  • You have a very good level in English. French speaking is a plus

  • You know how to analyze operational processes with an IT component

  • Ability to analyze

  • Ability to synthesize

  • Ability to drive change

  • Be results oriented

  • Ability to communicate - orally and in writing - and coordinate

  • Organizational capacity

  • Rigor and Precision

About the Team

  • The High Value Payment (HVP) Program has been launched in 2020 to address the urbanization, resilience & control of the most critical CIB payment chains. The program is part of a wider initiative, led at IT Group level: the Cash Resilience Program (C@res).
  • Those initiatives have been launched following a series of major IT incidents, cash-out and General Inspection assignments occurred between 2018 and 2019, which have revealed governance, IT, cybersecurity and operational weaknesses.
  • If other C@res streams are more focused on the commercial payments under the responsibility of the Payment & Cash Management transversal activity, the High Value Payment program aims at addressing the payments  resulting from the other BNP Paribas CIB activities: Global Market, Global Banking (except for Payment & Cash Management), Securities Services. ALM-T activity is also addressed through High Value Payment program.
  • The HVP program objectives is to address the aforementioned topics in a multidisciplinary way, across the CIB Regions, Metier and Functions around 3 key pillars: Urbanization, Resilience & Control and through 5 streams Highway, Treasury Management, Correspondent Banking, Cybersecurity and Target Operating Model.
  • You will be required to work in a dynamic environment on a strategic subject with high visibility. Thus, within the framework of the HVP program, we are looking for Senior Business Analyst / Project Manager to be part of High Value Payment Target Operating Model Transformation Team.

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.

· International reach

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 Group’s 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.

To find out more on why you should join BNP Paribas visit https://bnpp.lk/why-BNP-Paribas-Portugal

* 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

Primary Location
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Education Level
Master Degree or equivalent (> 4 years)
Experience Level
At least 2 years

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