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Global Markets IT PMO

About the job

  • We are looking for an experienced IT Project Management Officer – Program Management and Transformation within Global Markets IT to oversee and manage various projects within our organization. This PMO role will support the Prime IT ExCo and the ADM Managers in the effective running of the domain by acting as a central point of co-ordination and control working with the Business Manager.
  • The candidate will be responsible for implementing both new initiatives and enhancements to existing functionality to meet business needs, regulatory needs and for overall platform maintenance/resolution of technical debt for the Prime Technology Perimeter
  • Initiatives will support the Program Management and Transformation perimeter of Prime Technology to manage IT specific projects or transversal projects in partnership with the organisation
  • Specifically the candidate will be responsible for leading  key Global  initiatives. This role sits within the Global Transversal Program Management team, allowing for opportunities to explore other topics within Prime Technology and beyond

Your Main Activities Are

  • Main areas of focus are: Headcount, Financial and Portfolio IT/Business Management; Processes and Methodology; Co-ordination, onboarding,  communication and liaison; and Adhoc support for Global Head of Prime Services and Chief of Staff
  • Support (with a view to owning) the Budget Process for PS&F IT
  • Coordinate and organising calls with Region SPOC
  • Monitor clarity Live TBDs and related resource planning (Man Days/Years)
  • Administration of TBD’s and resource profiles (via Clarity tool), i.e. Declare a joiner/mover/leaver
  • Track and maintain the hiring pool while actively engaging resource managers to ensure accuracy of HC phasing and MY effort
  • Generate weekly hiring reporting metrics and status
  • Align with regional SPOCs to get feedback and remediate where needed
  • Track and monitor HC/MY trajectory globally for the Prime IT perimeter
  • Prepare HC & Budget vs F’cast MY reporting and review on monthly basis
  • Track and report HC with special approvals/Cash envelopes 
  • Provide inputs to partner ITCMS/ Pillar heads/ Other PMO/Team members as necessary
  • Organisation Chart maintance, spot headcount and budget/forecasting support
  • Act as a PS&F IT SPOC for the GMIT Portfolio Mgmt function
  • To execute requirements as prescribed by GMIT Portfolio Mgmt function. Including: Business Milestones monitoring (Clarity), Project Status Report Updates (Clarity), TechBoard tracking, ad hoc governance exercises
  • To build and maintain an effective communication with PM and Management and promote awareness of the GMIT Portfolio management processes within PS&F IT
  • To monitor and remediate non adherence to GMIT lifecycle by projects

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor's Degree (3 - 5 years) in Information Technology, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as an Global and/or Financial organisation with senior management reporting or related role
  • Financial IT business knowledge or experience 
  • Clarity PPM knowledge software
  • Complex and analytical report building
  • Experience in IT Project management knowledge and methodology is a major plus
  • Very good analytical skills and statistical reporting skills which involves attention to detail
  • Proficient in project and program management principles as well as their governance
  • Proficient in budget management principles
  • Good project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively convey complex information with simple, high impact communication, at all levels of the organisation
  • Very good experience with project management tools and software, including Microsoft applications (SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken)


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 3 years

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