About BNP Paribas Group:

BNP Paribas is a top-ranking bank in Europe with an international profile. It operates in 71 countries and has almost 199 000 employees. The Group ranks highly in its three core areas of activity: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail banking networks and financial services are grouped together under Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, centred on corporate and institutional clients. The Group helps all of its clients (retail, associations, businesses, SMEs, large corporates and institutional) to implement their projects by providing them with services in financing, investment, savings and protection. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas enjoys leading positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and has a solid and fast-growing network in the Asia/Pacific region.

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24x7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 6000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

About Business line/Function :

ITG is a group function established recently (2019) in ISPL with presence in Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru. We collaborate with various business lines of the group to provide IT Services.

The Territory Service Center (TSC) offers a full suite of security services to Austrian and German business lines of BNP. It collaborates with the business, and strengthens Security-by-design and closely manages all areas of IT-Risk

Job Title:

IT-OPC (Operational Permanent Control) Professional



Territory Service Center



Business Line / Function:


Reports to:


ISPL ITG Manager


(if applicable)



IT Risk Cyber Governance -

IT - Risk & Permanent Control

Team Manager, TSC Germany

Number of Direct Reports:

Not applicable

Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

This position is part of the IT-Risk & Cyber Security team, which is serving all entities of the BNPP Group in Germany and Austria.

The mission of the IT-OPC Professional, in accordance with the defined policy defined, is to assure that there are no gaps left uncovered in terms of IT-Risk assessment, corresponding permanent controls, and that operational governance is in place in all IT teams. The role covers from an IT-OPC perspective, all activities which are in the scope of the served entities (local, central and outsourced activities).

Risk assessments, 1st level controls and testing of the effectiveness of IT and Information Security solutions are a major part of the daily task list.

Further tasks include outsourcing monitoring / Third Party Risk Management and assessment, monitoring and reporting of Shadow & Light-IT situations.

Support IT teams to implement compliance with BAIT/KAIT requirements and follow and control corresponding tasks and monitor regulatory changes.

Operational incident management: Monitoring and assessing IT incidents for real or potential losses.

Support of access rights controls – reconciliation and recertification of access rights in close cooperation with corresponding IT admin teams.

Close cooperation is necessary with the operational IT teams, the local OPC team and the central IT-OPC organization.


Direct Responsibilities

  • To ensure consistency of approach, methodology, reporting, business alignment of IT-OPC, including risk assessments, control frameworks, control design and effectiveness, testing, evidence, reporting
  • Provides IT-OPC expertise for the business unit/functions in his (her) area
  • Working with technology stakeholders (including operational production and development teams) to identify the top technology IT-Risks impacting the firm and formulating appropriate remediation strategies based on full understanding of business exposure and compensating controls
  • Contributes to the definition and development of the IT-OPC procedures, in line with head office policies
  • Providing independent expert advice to the IT areas on operational risk issues
  • Executing IT-Risk assessment reviews (covering 9 IT-Risk categories), identifying controls gaps and working in collaboration with subject matter experts to define appropriate mitigation plans
  • Performs 1st level analysis of IT and IT-Security controls and assesses the related impacts; supports 2nd controls and provides reports to local ORC
  • Reviews regularly the map of operational IT-Risks and corresponding controls plans and prepares management status reports
  • Checks the robustness and efficiency of the IT and IT Security controls according to the requirements defined by the IT-Risk Manager of his (her) area
  • Monitoring and oversight of existing IT-Risks, working collaboratively with stakeholders in ensuring plans are managed within timescales and escalating where appropriate
  • Contributes to the monitoring and management of IT-related nonconformities
  • Assure compliance of the IT and Information Security framework with BNPP group policies
  • Engaging with firm wide risk and control groups, including internal audit and territory control teams
  • Assistance with drafting of risk acceptance statements and co-ordinating sign-off from business and IT stakeholders
  • Maintain dashboards and control sheets
  • Accompanies internal and external audits of the IT function in his (her) area
  • Follows up progress and closure of recommendations of internal and external audits of the IT function in his (her) area, along with an appropriate reporting
  • Rolling out risk awareness actions to enhance IT-Risk culture in IT teams and business teams (e.g. remind on the need for proper software user acceptance tests before each release; need to know principle in access rights requirements)

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

  • Experience in a risk/control/compliance/governance role e.g. OPC, Audit
  • IT / IT Security experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office and related applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and SharePoint).

Specific Qualifications (if required)

  • Knowledge of Information Security principles and Information Systems Security standards like:
    • ISO 27001
    • ISO 27002
    • ISO 27005 Risk Management (Information Security Risk Management)
    • NIST Cyber Security Framework (CSF)
  • ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification is a plus

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Communication skills - oral & written

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Ability to synthetize / simplify

Attention to detail / rigor

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Analytical Ability

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…

Choose an item.

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 5 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)



Primary Location
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level
At least 5 years

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