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Agile Team Leader

Apply REF: 1904GFS2541

BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 72 countries, with more than 202,000 Employees – including more than 154,000 in Europe and over 5,000 in Portugal alone.



BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been one of the first foreign banks 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.



Recently BNP Paribas established a European finance operations centre in Lisbon, with 235 positions, and part of the Group Finance function. Group Finance Services (“GFS”) is responsible for compiling and processing accounting and financial information in order to ensure the publication of financial information and to provide Executive Management with the necessary information for the entire Group’s financial management. It is also responsible for the design, deployment and evolution of financial information systems.



Within GFS, the Finance Solutions and Services is responsible for evolutions and maintenance of Group financial systems.


FAST team works with end-users in the BNP Paribas Group Finance department and Entities Finance departments: Group Reporting and France Reporting teams, Accounting Control and Certification teams. The team is composed by tactical analysts/developers with confirmed level working for Group Finance department.  These tactical solutions should be taken over Information Technology teams for strategic solutions.





As Application Management team leader, your responsibility is to:


  • Manage and coordinate a team responsible for Development of tactical solutions and Production Monitoring for those solutions 
  • Monitor team activities (quality, job completeness and deadline)
  • Organize and plan the team works during the year and manage capacity planning
  • Ensure all necessary governance are in place, working and correctly documented
  • Produce activity KPIs (Key Performance Indicator) and dashboards
  • Report regularly to the Application Support Domain Manager
  • Collaborate with the Agile team based in Paris
  • Contribute to the Data Quality program by applying Quality & integrity criteria to his/her perimeter/scope of responsibility.





  • Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Engineering or Management;
  • Experience as a Team Leader;
  • Experience of development in Mainframe IBM Z/OS  (Easytrieve, JCL, REXX, Cobol)  and Windows (VBA, Access, VBS, JS, .NET);
  • Previous Banking experience is a plus;
  • IT Service Management training and/or certification is a plus (ITIL, ISO 20000, etc.);
  • Infrastructure experience is a plus;
  • Rigorous and organized;
  • Availability and customer orientation skills; 
  • Pro-active attitude with ability to work in a fast changing and demanding environment;
  • At ease with multi-tasking, strong team spirit;
  • Strong analytical mind, problem solving, planning & organisation skills;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word);
  • Fluent in English (B2 Level, CECRL certificate);
  • Knowledge of French  (minimum B1 Level, CEFRL certificate).


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.



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.


Primary Location: PT-11-LisbonJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: FINANCE ACCOUNTS ET MANAGEMENT CONTROLEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: Not IndicatedSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Attention to detail / rigor, Ability to collaborate / TeamworkTransversal competency: Analytical Ability