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About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, European Union’s leading bank with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24x7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 10000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

About BNP Paribas Group:

 BNP Paribas is the European Union’s leading bank and key player in international banking. It operates in 65 countries and has nearly 185,000 employees, including more than 145,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main fields of activity: Commercial, Personal Banking & Services for the Group’s commercial & personal banking and several specialised businesses including BNP Paribas Personal Finance and Arval; Investment & Protection Services for savings, investment, and protection solutions; and Corporate & Institutional Banking, focused on corporate and institutional clients. Based on its strong diversified and integrated model, the Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, BNP Paribas has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy, and Luxembourg. The Group is rolling out its integrated commercial & personal banking model across several Mediterranean countries, Turkey, and Eastern Europe. As a key player in international banking, the Group has leading platforms and business lines in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific. BNP Paribas has implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to the construction of a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group's performance and stability

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At BNP Paribas, we passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected and can bring their authentic selves to work. We prohibit Discrimination and Harassment of any kind and our policies promote equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, irrespective of, but not limited to their gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, colour, national origin, age, religion, social status, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status etc. As a global Bank, we truly believe that inclusion and diversity of our teams is key to our success in serving our clients and the communities we operate in.

About the Function :

The Chief Conduct and Control Office (“GM CCCO”) is a transversal team within Global Markets (“GM”) that is responsible for overseeing the main risks and controls, while ensuring the integrity and the sustainable development in GM’s portfolio of activities. GM CCCO has a global mandate across all platforms, with teams located in Americas, EMEA and APAC.

Within the CCCO department, the GM Operational Permanent Control & TAC/NAC[1] Coordination team (“GM OPC”) serves as subject matter expert on the Front Office (‘FO’) supervision structure, operational risks’ assessment, controls and governance. Sitting with the business and acting as the first line of defense (“1LOD”), GM OPC partners closely with FO senior management, COO, Compliance, IT & Operations and other control functions to strengthen GM operational processes. In particular, GM OPC in APAC is aiming to deliver:

(i)       Protection: continuous advisory to FO as well as ad-hoc awareness & training sessions dedicated to 1LoD

(ii)     Prevention & Risk Assessment: assessment, monitoring of the front-to-end control plan as well as definition of risk mitigation’s action plan in collaboration with the support functions

(iii)    Supervision: Governance structure with regular supervision forums with heads of business lines

*TAC/NAC refers to “exceptional Transaction Approval Committee / New Activity Committee”

Job Title:

Associate / Assistant Manager

Date:

 2024

Department:

 GM Chief Conduct and Control Office (CCCO)

Location:

Chennai

Business Line / Function:

OPC

Reports to:

(Direct)

Grade:

(if applicable)

 NA

(Functional)

Number of Direct Reports:

-

Directorship / Registration:

NA

Position Purpose

  • Purpose:

Within the CCCO department, the GM Operational Permanent Control & TAC/NAC[1] Coordination team (“GM OPC”) serves as subject matter expert on the Front Office (‘FO’) supervision structure, operational risks’ assessment, controls and governance. Sitting with the business and acting as the first line of defense (“1LOD”), GM OPC partners closely with FO senior management, COO, Compliance, IT & Operations and other control functions to strengthen GM operational processes

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will support the OPC team to advise the business lines on Operational Risk Management, promote best practices, contribute to the delivery of an effective & efficient internal control framework, and support business development initiatives while ensuring adequate governance as required by Regulators.

The GM OPC Officer will have the following main responsibilities:

* Monitoring and reporting on the FO control plan

-        Support and answer Front Office (FO) queries related with the usage of internal control tool;

-        Communicate with the support team to ensure Front-officers’ on-boarding and off-boarding in a timely manner;

-        Provide statistical analysis of the FO control plan’s participation rate to Head of Business Lines;

-        Maintain and update statistical data for FO control plan participation.

* Contribution to internal efficiency & productivity initiatives  

-        Use different tools to collect and analyse data, as well as structuring queries and performing routine maintenance of reports;

-        Streamline and automate internal reporting processes and database (Sharepoint, Excel VBA);

-        Ensure data input & control the data quality and consistency (incl. central repositories);

-        Initiate corrective actions when required;

-        Create/Maintain/Update procedural documentation and perform training to delegate tasks to offshore centres.

* Front Office permanent control reporting & awareness

-        Produce internal training materials to raise awareness on operational risks topics associated to GM activities;

-        Produce reports and presentations to GM APAC Management, Regional Heads of Business Units and internal control governance forums.

* Contribution to remediation projects

-        Support the team in organising meeting with stakeholders, drafting presentations;

-        Support the team in analysing historical incidents and identify patterns;

-        Support the team in defining remediation axes.

The GM OPC Officer makes sure he/she complies with BNP Paribas Group and CIB methodologies, tools, standards, and Code of Conduct.

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

    •    Excellent Data Management skills with coding skills (VBA, PowerBI, Python)

    -        Excellent handling of the pack-office (ppt,excel, word ..)

    -        Knowledge in operational risk methodology, internal control, business risk, internal audit or Front Office experience is a plus

    -        Good general knowledge of trading activities and Front-to-Back processes is preferred and supporting processes.

    -        Strong communication skills in written and spoken English

    -        Demonstrate ability to form and articulate an informed position through structured thinking, problem solving and prioritisation;

    -       Familiarity with the regulatory landscape in APAC is a plus

    High Ethical standard

Specific Qualifications (if required)

  • Good general knowledge of trading activities and Front-to-Back processes is preferred and supporting processes.
  • Excellent handling of the pack-office (ppt,excel, word ..)
  • Previous experience in op. risk management or similar function
  • Strong communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Demonstrate ability to form and articulate an informed position through structured thinking, problem solving and prioritisation;
  • Stakeholder management and influencing skills

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Resilience 

Attention to detail / rigor

Communication skills - oral & written

Personal Impact / Ability to influence

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Analytical Ability

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to adapt and develop a process

Ability to manage a project.

Ability to develop others and improve their skills.

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 2 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)


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