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HR Operational Permanent Control Trainee

Last update 29.05.2024

About the job

  • The Operational Permanent Control (OPC) Trainee will learn how the Control framework operates relating to all operational risks within Human Resources, including Fraud, Conduct, Compliance and Data Privacy risks, and others risks types
  • The OPC Trainee with support Human Resources in the deployment of internal policies and procedures, in alignment with the other control functions (such as Compliance, Fraud, Data Privacy), and for the compliance with external regulatory requirements

Your Main Activities Are

  • Support the team in the execution of the risks identification process, and the framework in place to mitigate risks
  • Support the team in the execution of the controls ihnerent to the activity
  • Support the team in the review of their procedures, by monitoring the current library and ensuring that the procedures designed by the teams are identified, updated, properly stored and communicated to the relevant stakeholders within the Operating Entity
  • Learn how to manage historical incidents by alerting the management and the independent control functions, if needed, on key incidents
  • Support the team in the collection of incidents, report and update in the incidents database, including suspected and attempted fraud cases
  • Support the team in the analysis of the incidents in a timely manner and define, jointly with the relevant stakeholders, the correctives measures be implemented to mitigate risks
  • Follow-up or initiate the implementation of remediation actions and the unfolding of long term incidents
  • Support the team in the governance of the activity, by helping in the support documentation to any committee on Operational risks and Permanent Control committees

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Human Resources or related fields
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Fluency in English
  • Attention to detail, with the ability to develop and adapt a process
  • Ability to collaborate with others


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.

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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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