In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 18,000 employees* and a presence in 13 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships. . 
 
Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 68 markets with more than 193,000 employees. It 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. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.  

* excluding partnerships

At BNP Paribas, we passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected and can bring their authentic selves to work. We prohibit Discrimination and Harassment of any kind and our policies promote equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, irrespective of, but not limited to their gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, colour, national origin, age, religion, social status, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status etc. As a global Bank, we truly believe that inclusion and diversity of our teams is key to our success in serving our clients and the communities we operate in.

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Position Purpose


The Business Continuity Management (BCM) department is responsible for the banks’ overall Business Continuity Management System in Hong Kong.  The department resides under Project & Governance (P&G) team and advises the HK COO for all Business Continuity/ Crisis Management related scenarios.

The Team focuses on planning, implementing, monitoring, reviewing, maintaining and improving the local Business Continuity Management setup.

Moreover, the team is responsible for ensuring compliance with Group Requirements/ Policies for Business Continuity, Operational Resilience and ensuring regulatory requirements is satisfied.

Responsibilities

Direct Responsibilities
•    Leading the team and governing the banks Business Continuity Management programme
•    Advisory in the formulation of BCM strategy and solution for business units and local management
•    Manage the implementation and day-to-day tasks related to Business Continuity Planning, Procedure creation and projects execution. Coordinate disaster / business recovery activity during crisis situation. Detail responsibilities are listed below: 
•    Contingency Planning and Risk Management
o    In conjunction with IT and other functions and business unit, Identify and review potential business interruptions scenarios, develop strategy to safeguards against these interruptions and implement recovery policy/ procedures/ alternative solutions in the event of business interruption. Setup a consistent BCM program with appropriate governance, including budget aspects. Faces HK Regulators in case of inquiries from their part on matters related to the BCM
•    Business Recovery
o    Develop safeguards and business recovery plans/ procedures governing the business recovery site (remote/ cross backup) and operation associated with the organization. Ensure that the setup BC facilities (e.g. Everbridge, BR site, etc.) with proper documentation are up-to-date for BC activations. Coordinate periodic drills/ testing proving, at minimum, assurance that transfer to BC facilities can be done from start of business day and, preferably, at any point of time during business day
•    Ensure BC documentation (Master BC, CMT, Pandemic, Risk Analysis, department BIA/ BC plans...) is uptodate and comply with standards
•    Conduct and Coordinate BC training to CMT members/ BC Correspondents/ Employees
•    Review to ensure BC maintenance and BC projects are conducted according to Global and Local requirements as described in Control Plan for BC
•    Responsible for periodic drills, test, desktop exercises, outsourcing, peer reviews….
•    Providing periodic BC related updates on local events to local, regional and group management

Contributing Responsibilities
•    Support the BC budget analysis providing details and explanations of the actual budget compared to the forecast
•    Based on a close relationship with Business and other Functions Representatives, gather and analyse business initiatives and market mandatory changes in order to communicate and explain them effectively to each department involved for BC related subjects 
 


Technical and Behavioural Competencies required
•    Good inter-personal & communication skills, analytical mind-set & self-motivated
•    Demonstrate Strong Leadership skills and to advise management on the range of solutions available during a crisis
•    Good Interpersonal skills and to be able to motivate various coordinators/ stakeholders
•    Good in written English, report writing & presentation, and fluent in spoken English, Cantonese and/or French (added advantage). 
•    Ability to deal successfully with multiple tasks across different business verticals
•    Ability to work in an dynamic environment
•    Ability to face external regulators and to participate in industry wide workshop

Experience and Qualifications required

•    Experience in Business Continuity Management
•    Proven Strong Business Analysis and Project Management Capability 
•    Be able to understand regulatory requirements and constrains in the area of BCM
•    Business Level English language skills and French (added advantage)
•    Technical skills (MS products like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio) 
•    Basic knowledge on IT infrastructure (e.g. Avoid single point of failure)

Primary Location
HK-Hong Kong (HK)-Hong Kong
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Job
OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY TRANSFORMATION AND BUSINESS ANALYSIS
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level
At least 3 years
Reference
ITO002149

Why should I apply?

Basically, why would you want to join BNP Paribas over any other company?

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  • What if we told you that working in our Group may not be quite what you think? BNP Paribas business lines and careers are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole.

  • Feeling good about your job means bringing your whole self to work and being who you are. It’s also about having the resources you need to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Both of these are major commitments at BNP Paribas.

  • At BNP Paribas, developing your skills is as important to us as it is to you. And the skills you learn with us will help you through the rest of your working life.

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