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AI Discovery Expert

Apply REF: 2001CHM4209

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.

Worldwide, 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, corporate and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.


BNP Securities Services in Lisbon recruits an AI Discovery Expert in order to contribute to the digital transformation of Securities Services Operations thanks to the identification of processes leveraging new technology capabilities (RPA, Natural Language, Virtual Agent and others)


  • Be a change agent and drive opportunities to embark people on a new digital way of working
  • Support and collect automation opportunities with the help of different AI stakeholders (management, process owner, business…)
  • Build the appropriate business cases and Validate the prioritization with the business
  • Ensure the global methodology framework is being used
  • Deliver and manage the opportunities pre-define phase as part of the prioritization process
  • Facilitate close cooperation between players
  • Assist business Sponsor in the opportunity discovery
  • Assist process review and opportunity qualification
  • Liaise with other digital and AI teams in Portugal to provide a single discovery process among all


  • At least 3 years’ experience in implementation projects leading with Artificial Intelligence and Automation (mandatory)
  • At least 3 years’ experience in building AI and Automation specifications (preferable)
  • At least 3 years’ experience in running continuous improvement projects (preferable)
  • Fluent in English (mandatory)
  • Organization and analytical mindset
  • Agile methodology skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility and Collaborative mindset
  • Reporting
  • Team spirit
  • Process Analysis and functional design
  • Ability to understand project actors (scriptors, IT legacy & SME)
  • Exposure to new technologies in the field of AI
  • Client Delivery business knowledge

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: OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY TRANSFORMATION AND BUSINESS ANALYSISEducation Level: Not indicatedExperience Level: At least 3 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / TeamworkTransversal competency: Analytical AbilityReference: 2001CHM4209