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.
The mission of RISK is to provide
Senior Management of the Group and of the Operating Divisions, with full
transparency and dynamic analysis of the risk and clients managed by Corporate
and Investment Banking (CIB) and Investment Solutions (IS) business units, as
per the scope detailed below.
The scope of RISK is:
On Market and Liquidity risks: it
is Group-wide. RISK comprehensively covers the CIB capital markets activities,
ALM Treasury as well as the IS Business Units,
On Counterparty risk: it is Group-wide.
RISK covers all counterparty risks arising from derivative and repo
On Credit risk: credit analysis and
approval for all Financial Institutions (including Funds and SPVs), Sovereigns,
Wealth Management clients and other IS private clients,
On Insurance risk: risks generated
by Insurance activities,
Depending on mandates given, RISK
also assumes, directly or indirectly, responsibilities on the above risk
categories in specific areas of the Retail Business Units.
RISK contributes to the definition
of the Group’s risk appetite, its risk decision-making process and the
optimization of capital allocation to support the development of the Operating
The RISK ERA Systems team is part of
RISK. Its mission consists in providing the Bank with a comprehensive capital
markets risk system used to calculate market and counterparty risk capital
figures using advanced methods and to support the needs of users for risk
analysis, risk reporting and the credit process.
In this context, the Data Governance
Tool (DGT) was created to monitor data quality within RISK ERA Systems. It came
as an answer to BCBS 239 and has now become a key asset for RISK ERA Systems
and for RISK in general.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Governance Tool team is responsible for the development, support and
maintenance of the Data Governance Tool (DGT) - a comprehensive framework
created to monitor, fix and report data quality issues.
of DGT team is met by:
challenging and implementing user requirements around data quality controls
the corresponding UI and features within an AGILE framework
daily support to all DGT users (more than 400 distinct users as of June 2019).
Scrum Master must always be in touch with the DGT Product Owner in order to
translate the official, high-level roadmap into smaller pieces of deliveries.
He/she is responsible for the quality and the pace of the DGT deliveries. The
DGT Scrum Master also acts like a coach for the DGT Agile team. Indeed, the DGT
Scrum Master allows the team to become self-managing and self-organising while
coaching and guiding them on continuous delivery and continuous improvement
aspects. The Scrum Master has decent knowledge of software development
processes and procedures and guides team on areas like user story writing and
estimation, continuous integration, acceptance test driven
development… He/she must have a good understanding of agile methodology and
the releases (Sprints) in line with the high-level roadmap managed by the DGT
and run team meetings to reach an efficient (self-)organisation
stable and satisfying delivery pace at all times
development resources to have the right person in front of each item to be
Set up DGT
sprint retrospectives when necessary – the Scrum Master is also guaranteeing
the quality of the deliveries
Act like a
coach/mentor for the team
Act like a
technical advisor – potentially liaising with other RISK ERA Systems resources
– e.g. database experts, architects…
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, RISK, IT or related field
At least three years of experience with IT or data management
An experience with Agile is a plus
Knowledge of Agile methodology frameworks – ideally Scrum
Sound knowledge of JIRA and its plugins
Basic knowledge of at least one development language – e.g. Python, R…
Fluency with all MS Office tools
Problem solving/Conflict Management & Resolution skills
Coaching & Mentoring
Firm believer in Quality-first approach
Good knowledge of English (mandatory); French appreciated
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