Business Overview:

CIB technology is seeking a Senior Project Manager / Business Analyst for Security and Market Data IT team. 

*Physical presence in BNPP’s office(s) is an essential function of this position. BNPP requires all of our employees to be vaccinated in order to access its offices, subject to reasonable accommodations for reasons related to disability or religion.

Candidate Success Factors:

Candidates to be measured on the following four performance drivers, which will dictate how individual impact is considered on the Americas platform:

  • Results and Impact
    • Impacts division and influences peers and team
    • Demonstrates good judgement when making decisions of high complexity and impact
    • Relies on limited guidance for most complex decision making
    • Is responsible for driving outcomes which have meaningful effect on team or department
  • Leadership and Collaboration
    • Creates trust with department leaders
    • Acts in leadership capacity for large projects, processes, or programs for a team
  • Client, Customer and Stakeholder Focus
    • Able to build relationships with a mix of intermediate and senior colleagues or clients
    • Interacts regularly with management and department leaders
    • Demonstrates the ability to persuade and influence stakeholders at the team level
  • Compliance Culture and Conduct
    • Takes full responsibility for personal actions and demonstrates courage in facing problems and conflicts
    • Perceived as a person of high moral character; upholds corporate values and displays high ethical standards”


  • Lead the new initiatives and enhancements to existing functionality to meet new business or regulatory needs for Security and Market Data platform
  • Define potential solutions at a high level, ensuring that any proposed solution meets the overall Domain standards in terms of functionality and architecture
  • Convert business requirements into Functional specifications and System requirements
  • Explain the functional/system requirements to the development team
  • Setup and coordinate meetings associated with various project work-streams.
  • Liaise with IT teams negotiating deliveries on the dependencies of the specific work-streams.
  • Escalate blocking issues to the appropriate level of management.
  • Provide regular reporting of deliveries against key milestones, proactive notification of risks and issues
  • Investigation of any issues, determining root causes and obtaining resolution.
  • Develop Test Procedures for various deliverables, in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Conduct qualification of releases, System Integrated testing, User Acceptance testing
  • Prepare User guides, Business Cases, Training Material, Production Support procedures
  • Take ownership of project deliverables against agreed scope, budget and timeline.
  • Drive project delivery by maintaining project plans, organize status meetings, and prepare minutes. Develop user training and user guides.
  • Ensure that all projects follow the Group Policies and Procedure – including proper Project Governance and reporting.
  • Provide reporting to various Governance Operating Committees and Steering Committees to ensure project statuses are accurate, informative and timely. 
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with Sponsors and Stakeholders

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years’ experience as a Project Manager / Business Analyst working exclusively on projects within Global Markets;
  • 4+ years’ experience working on Security Referential and Market Data

Essential Project Delivery Skills

  • Strong Business analysis and documentation skills with ability to think logically to analyze problems and define efficient solutions;
  • Ability to develop, implement and execute a structured testing approach.
  • Experience of designing or re-engineering processes to support the business function.
  • Knowledge of analysis methodologies (e.g AGILE user stories).
  • Good understanding of Equity/ Fixed Income security reference and Market (Pricing) data from Bloomberg, Markit and Reuters with ability to interpret business requests and translate to a functional solution
  • Knowledge of trade life cycle
  • Excellent verbal / presentation and written communication skills with the ability to document clear and concise business and functional requirements documents;
  • Good interpersonal skills to work effectively with representatives of a diverse range of departments globally;
  • Ability to:
    • Work both independently and with a team in a dynamic environment;
    • Prioritize, organize own work and manage time effectively;
    • Work within an environment with high pressure on timeliness and quality of deliveries;

Essential Technical Skills

  • Understanding complex systems, analyzing, resolving issues, identifying feasible/pragmatic solutions, ability to present options and to provide clear concise summaries including relevant advantages/disadvantages to allow a business decision to be taken
  • High standard of documentation, including writing clear and concise functional requirements.
  • Liaising with a dispersed set of stakeholders (functionally and geographically).
  • Good knowledge of MS Project, Excel, Access, Visio and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to write basic/ Intermediate SQL
  • Process flow documentation experience.
  • Comfortable manipulating and presenting data.
  • This is a non-technical role but a strong appreciation of IT and the ability and experience to effectively communicate with technology are essential.

Preferred Qualifications;  

  • Good understanding of  Equity and Fixed Income products and their trade life cycle, including an understanding of data flows between the respective systems
  • Compliance and Regulatory impacts
  • Hands on experience working with Securities Static data, Market data/ prices

FINRA Registrations Required: 

Not Applicable

CFTC Swap Dealer Associated Person (if yes, NFA Swaps Proficiency Program is required):N/A

Not Applicable

SEC Security-Based Swap Dealer Associated Person:

Not Applicable

About BNP Paribas:

In the United States, BNP Paribas has built a strong and diversified presence to support its client base. We continue to grow and strengthen our commitment to the US market through our Corporate & Institutional Banking activities.  We are one of a few non-US banks to offer a full value chain for our clients, from trading to financing, and clearing and custody in the US with the international footprint and capacity to deliver both globally and locally. Leveraging the strength of our European roots, our network can support clients in virtually every region of the world, enabling more connectivity and efficiency wherever our clients conduct business.

BNP Paribas’ Corporate & Institutional Banking services corporate clients and institutional investors offering tailored solutions in financing, cash management, and advisory services to companies via Corporate Banking, in capital markets via Global Markets, and in securities custody and administration via Securities Services.  As the asset management arm of BNP Paribas, BNP Paribas Asset Management offers high value-added solutions to individual savers, companies, and institutional investors.

The bank employs nearly 14,000 people and has a presence in the country since the late 1800s in major cities including New York, Jersey City, Chesterbrook, PA, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Denver and Washington, DC.  

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach across the US, EMEA and APAC. It has a presence in 68 countries, with more than 193,000 employees.  The Bank offers a comprehensive range of banking, investment and financial services solutions through three main fields of activity: Retail Banking for the Bank’s retail-banking networks and several specialized businesses including BNP Paribas Personal Finance and Arval; Investment & Protection Services for savings, investment and protection solutions; and Corporate & Institutional Banking, focused on corporate and institutional clients. Based on its strong diversified and integrated model, BNP Paribas 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.

We take pride in our expertise and our ability to adapt while constantly looking ahead to create a more sustainable world.

BNP Paribas. The Bank for a Changing World.

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.

Primary Location
US-NJ-Jersey City
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level
At least 7 years

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