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Junior Business Project Manager

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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.



Within the CIB pole of BNPP, Client Management Due Diligence teams (DD teams) are in charge of onboarding new clients efficiently and responsible for the recertification process for existing clients. The role of the EMEA Due Diligence Coordination and Governance team is to ensure that those Due Diligence teams across EMEA have a consistent approach. CLM EMEA DD Coordination team ensures that the target operating model defined at Global level is implemented across the region, monitor that production targets are reached and maintained in each country in line with central plan, monitors that quality targets are reached in each country and deploys a KYC quality assurance framework in all countries. The team also makes sure that work is coordinated globally with local oversight to ensure adherence to all relevant local laws and regulations, works closely with the business to understand the clients and provide a service that clients value. It also must work with Compliance to ensure that it provides what the Regulators require. Team is located in Brussels, London, Paris however its scope covers all EMEA Due Diligence teams (28 countries).

The bank has decided to develop a platform in Lisbon in order to support all EMEA DD teams. One of the main objectives will be to support the deployment of this platform (preparation, implementation, follow up) in Lisbon and liaise with the EMEA countries to ensure good communication and transition. To coordinate the deployment and maintenance of the platform, we need a dedicated person in charge of the follow-up, monitoring and coordination on behalf DD EMEA Management (Business Management Role) along with other missions.

Main missions

The Junior PMO will receive a training to understand the context and be able to use specific tools related to their mission (especially Due Diligence tools and reporting tools)

On this scope, the main missions will be:

  • prepare, monitor and follow up the different waves of deployment of the Lisbon platform on EMEA countries (Risk assessment, Transformation committee, communication to all stakeholders, follow up on recruitment, follow up on training plan and resources ramp up, liaise with facilities and IT teams, coordinate and maintain proper documentation (SLA, BCP, OPC)

  • Monitor Production: discuss capacity/resources to manage production, monitor volumes and quality, monitor training and SOP, define and prepare KPIs to report to the management

  • Coordinate the implementation and deployment of Target Operating Model defined by central teams at local level (including policies, SOP, processes and IT deployment)

  • Gather feedback from team on existing set up and tools: business and tools requirements/enhancements and liaise with central teams

Competencies required


  • CIB environment (organization and métiers) appreciated but not required

  • Project management techniques

  • Planning and time management

  • Risk management

  • Data management

  • Analytics tools

  • Skills:

  • Good written and spoken English

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), SAP Business Object

  • Able to manipulate big set of data, analyze them and provide dashboards and analysis on the activity

  • IT literate to adapt and understand our systems

Behavioral abilities:

  • Ability to work in a team

  • Communication skills

  • Proactivity & ability to investigate on topics linked to data quality autonomously

  • Curious and inventive when faced with challenging problems

Experience & Education

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience, within Financial Services environment


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: FINANCE ACCOUNTS ET MANAGEMENT CONTROLEducation Level: Master Degree or equivalent (> 4 years)Experience Level: At least 2 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to synthetize / simplifyTransversal competency: Ability to develop others & improve their skills