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Consulting & Transformation Project Manager

Last update 10.07.2024
About the job
The Project Manager’s mission is to facilitate and ensure the success of projects while striving for the continuous improvement of the project management methodologies and associated tools and techniques.

About the Team

Consulting & Transformation (C&T) is part of the COO scope and its goal is to advise BNP Paribas’ Management, participating in the framing, design and implementation of projects and operating models aimed at supporting global CIB Functions & Business lines, having both a global and local mandate
Project Management solutions team is part of the C&T perimeter in Portugal. The Practice aims at supporting CIB growth and transformation by providing Project Management expertise, focused on:
  • Design and implement new operating models based on new business activities, services and products
  • Accompany the teams in their transformation journey by driving the change and acting as trusted advisor of international and local sponsors
  • Enable the operational implementation of the business strategy, by acting as "Smart PMO", coordinating resources and ensuring communication among all stakeholders across regions
  • Identify disruptive, tactical and strategic quality improvement and cost reduction opportunities
  • Support the business in the assessment of the quality and capacity of an existing model
  • The team provides services to all business lines worldwide and manages an international portfolio with cross-border projects

Your Main Activities Are

  •  Advise, manage or lead projects ensuring that the key project outcomes are delivered
  •  Ensure meaningful project structure and governance, and the management of key stakeholders
  •  Provide method and expertise to frame and execute projects, or specific project streams, on time, on quality and on budget
  •  Organize and manage meetings and workshops using pertinent techniques and providing perceptive results
  •  Support clients in implementing project outcomes and follow-up outcomes with clients
  •  Support or manage the preparation and delivery of presentations and reporting for clients and management
  •  Provide continuous support to the other team members, including coaching opportunities
  •  Facilitate the knowledge sharing within the team
  •  Contribute to the continuous improvement of the team and its methodologies

Profile and Skills to Success

  •  Master’s degree in Economics, Management, Engineering or related areas
  •  2 to 3 years of relevant experience in Project Management, preferably in Finance Sector
  •  Experience in defining new operating models
  •  Fluency in English, both oral and written
  •  Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  •  Ability to manage a project’s full life-cycle: assessing, design and implementation
  •  Excellent communication skills, along with the ability to manage or facilitate workshops, meetings and trainings
  •  Ability to understand, explain and support change
  •  Strong time management and organizational skills and critical thinking ability

Why joining BNP Paribas?

· Leading banking institution

BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe's banking history. It has a presence in 65 countries, with around 190 000 Employees - including more than 145 000 in Europe.

 · Our presence in Portugal

Since 1985, BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 7.100 employees across several entities operating directly in the territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.

· International reach

Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its different entities, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success. BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions:
Retail Banking, a division that brings together all of the Group’s retail activities and specialised business lines;
Investment & Protection Services that include specialised businesses offering a wide range of savings, investment and protection services;
Corporate & Institutional Banking division that offers tailored financial solutions for corporate and institutional clients.

· Diversity and Inclusion commitment

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/paternity, 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.

· Commitment towards work/life balance

At BNP Paribas we care about our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work, being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and mentally. Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.

· Remote Working Conditions

At BNP Paribas, we embrace a Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities adapted to our hybrid working environment. To guarantee a comfortable and efficient working set-up, eligible employees are provided with both the office and home equipment, are entitled to an equipment allowance and can benefit from exclusive partnerships to purchase additional equipment at reduced prices.
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  • What if we told you that working in our Group isn’t quite what you might think? At BNP Paribas, we do a multitude of different jobs that are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole. Whether through everyday tasks or major projects, doing one of our jobs means making a personal commitment to taking sustainable action.

  • 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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