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Data Analyst Credit Risk

Job type Permanent
Schedule Full time
Brand BNP Paribas
Level of experience 1 to 2 years
Apply REF: 2001RSK4201

BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 192,000 employees – including more than 146,000 in Europe and over 4,000 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 realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.


This role is within RISK I2S, one of the five Business domains of RISK - BNP Paribas Group risk function. The

RISK I2S domain has responsibility of the credit risk profile of all Institutional clients, intragroup entities and Market Infrastructures and related credit approval process, including all BP2S business lines and activities.

Specifically, this role will be within the Credit Risk Control Team (CRC). CRC acts as a second level control team within RISK. In that respect, the head of CRC has a dual reporting line to the head of RISK Corporates and RISK I2S. CRC’s main responsibilities are to ensure:

- The conformity of credit and counterparty risk with credit committee decisions

- Monitoring of exceptions to alert and anticipate undertaken risks

- Reporting of Credit Risk exposures



Within this team, the role of the Risk Process and Data Analyst will consist in working transversally with the operational CRC and Credit Analyst teams (in Lisbon and in the hubs) on rationalization, harmonization and industrialization of control and reporting processes. This role will require a dynamic problem-solving approach to achieve real added value via the re-engineering, improvement and streamlining of processes and reports via a variety of technologies (R, Python, Excel VBA…). Initiative will be needed in proposing innovative solutions for achieving concrete gains in terms of process improvement.

Responsibilities will include, among other tasks:

  • Analyze and re-engineer processes around Excess Management and Risk Monitoring in order to harmonize, gain efficiency and reduce operational risk related to existing practices

  • Create and maintain the inventory of automated process for RISK I2S CRC & CSA teams



Education: Graduate in relevant subject (e.g. Computer Science, Finance, Mathematics, Sciences)

•Experience: 0-3 Years

•Languages: English


- Strong analytical skills

- Excellent problem solving skills and initiative

- Relevant expertise in computing/data science techniques and technologies

- Ability to work autonomously

- Advanced knowledge of VBA and/or SQL

- Good knowledge of R and/or Python. Experience in other relevant technologies and computing languages a positive. Experience in data visualization also a positive.

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.

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.

Primary Location: PT-11-LisbonJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: RISKSEducation Level: Master Degree or equivalent (> 4 years)Experience Level: At least 1 yearSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: AdaptabilityTransversal competency: Ability to develop and adapt a process