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By Joining RISK Portugal at BNP Paribas, you will be part of a dynamic, talented and expert team, with a global coverage. You will be able to develop your knowledge through career development plan and internal mobility. The journey starts here.

About the job

  • The RISK Data Governance team is responsible for the lifecycle of data in RISK Systems, and the management of data goals, processes, and procedures. It defines and enforce a governance of data within RISK Systems.  The process results in an understanding of the quality, completeness, transforms and semantics of data
  • The mission of RISK Data Governance is met by
    • Defining, implementing and overseeing framework, policies, and information about feed and data
    • Integrating data governance processes across the RISK Systems teams
    • Animating data governance committees across RISK, including stakeholder management

Your Main Activities Are

  • Apply knowledge of risk management to the context of risk data management
  • Use market and counterparty risk domain knowledge to identify risk management data problems and manage them through the DMC
  • Improve service provision to the business by identifying and prioritising at the DMC the data issues, flaws in strategic data management that are assessed to impact data strategy
  • Manage relationships with key senior stakeholders across RISK globally and outside of RISK to ensure that the office of data strategy supports risk managers and the bank
  • Influence and support team members by leading decision making and applying experience of the bank, IT and risk management to complex problems.  Coach and help junior staff to gain experience and perspective
  • Apply knowledge to drive structured problem solving, both directly and within the team
  • Lead the agenda of data governance for RISK Systems
  • Manage a number of critical Committees for RISK systems but also managing contributions with and for RISK MFI also : these key committees are the DMC, the MCL OpCo and other relevant Data committees
  • Maintain the governance and decisions in the DMC
  • Maintain the framework and requirements of data governance across the DMC domain
  • Measure, report and action about the effectiveness of the data governance framework
  • Manage the data governance committees
  • Manager Counterparty and Market risk OpCo meetings
  • Manage stakeholders across RISK, MFI, GM, CIB and Finance as appropriate

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Advanced level of English, both written and oral, is mandatory
  • Knowledge of Risk Systems and Risk Management
  • Understanding of market and counterparty risk


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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* 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
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level
At least 1 year

Why should I apply?

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


  • 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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