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HR Compensation & Benefits Officer

Apply REF: 1906HRM2888

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.

In the context of BNP Paribas Portugal fast growing pace, the HR Reward team is responsible for all the Compensation & Benefits activities such as Benefits and HR Policies harmonisation and Salary benchmarking, amongst others.


  • Conduct yearly Compensation Review Process:
    • Budget preparation
    • Data quality assurance
    • Close process monitoring with the Business and HR Business Partners
    • Reporting & Certification
  • Control & monitor employee mobilities and job promotions (compensation wise)
  • Conduct salary and labour market research or liaise with external providers to define benchmarks
  • Ensure that compensation practices are in compliance with current laws and regulations
  • Benchmark benefits, and related practices, to ensure appropriate positioning in market
  • Work closely with Group regarding compensation plans or other Group-driven activities
  • Conduct periodic audits/controls, prepare and present reports
  • Contribute to ongoing and to be started projects such as:
    • Flexible Benefits scheme implementation
    • Benefits harmonisation
    • HR Policies harmonisation
    • Job Evaluation implementation
  • Contribute to the HR Operational Permanent Control, by conducting necessary controls and following the established processes
  • Proactively contribute to the team development identifying improvement opportunities
  • Inspire, train on-the-job and motivate the team members


  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent work ethic and strong Culture fit with HR (collaborative spirit, interest in people issues, sense of confidentiality)
  • Independent and with high level of initiative, able to proactively take on challenges and able to deal with pressure and deadlines
  • Very good analytical, synthesizing and data crunching skills
  • Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude, being driven by results and high performance
  • Rigor and reliability with outstanding organizational and time-management abilities, attention to details
  • Strong presentation, communication and listening skills
  • Ability to perform successfully in a strong teamwork environment, within the team and across different teams
  • Project management skills preferably in HR field is desired
  • Good knowledge of the Portuguese labour law
  • Good knowledge of the Portuguese labour law
  • Fluent in English is mandatory
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) package advanced level

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.

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.

Primary Location: PT-11-LisbonJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: HUMAN RESOURCESEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 2 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / Teamwork, Resilience, Organizational skills, Attention to detail / rigorTransversal competency: Ability to manage a projectReference: 1906HRM2888