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Manager/AVP- Risk and Governance

Last update 13.06.2024

About BNP Paribas Group:

BNP Paribas is a top-ranking bank in Europe with an international profile. It operates in 71 countries and has almost 199 000 employees. The Group ranks highly in its three core areas of activity: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail banking networks and financial services are grouped together under Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, centered on corporate and institutional clients. The Group helps all of its clients (retail, associations, businesses, SMEs, large corporate and institutional) to implement their projects by providing them with services in financing, investment, savings and protection. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas enjoys leading positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and has a solid and fast-growing network in the Asia/Pacific region.

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, a leading bank in Europe 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 6000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions..

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 Business line / Function :

AFMG Team provide the support to all businesses for employees to work from office with swift utility support to manage BAU. Physical Security function is one of the function who is responsible to Provide Safe & secure working conditions in the office premises with the combination of E-Security Systems and man guarding support.  

Job Title:

AM/Manager - Risk & Governance







Business Line / Function:

Risk & Governance

Reports to:




(if applicable)



Number of Direct Reports:


Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

Audit and Controls in AFMG, check 1a & 1b in coordination with business and liasioning with respective line of defense to perform control execution. 


Direct Responsibilities

-  Design and implement control framework for Admin Functions as a whole.

-  Responsible for designing Risk mapping files as per Group Control guidelines for all the work streams of Admin functions.

-  Identify Level 1 and Level 2 controls to be performed and maintain inventory of the controls.

-  Implement Control testing program to ensure Level 1 controls are being performed and execute Level 2 controls. Report deviations/results to Admin Process Leads and Management.

-  Identify control gaps and propose solutions and ensure control gaps are adequately addressed.

-  Conducted pre-internal audit reviews to ensure that all material audit issues are self-identified.

-  Report incidents and errors and publish timely report to OPC to update in Group reporting tool.

-  Liaise with OPC, Risk ORC for review and update of controls for Risk assessment and control testing.

-  Review and Update of policies and procedure document for Admin process and sub processes and obtain sign-off as per guideline. Changes are incorporated at regular interval.

-  Conduct risk and control assessment before change in process or technology initiative to ensure any open issues are fixed before change process or technology change implemented in production.

-  Follow up on the action plans/remediation implementation of Inspection Generale (IG) for recommendations / findings.

-  Liasoning with Statutory / External auditors (Janaswamy & Associates) for recommendations / findings.

-  Review of Operational Issues / risks and analyse with root cause analysis to ensure recurrence of such issues mitigated in future.

-  Engage with Admin coordinators of respective location for review of processes and implement consistent practices (standardization of process) across the location.

-  Tracking of Head count details and monthly reconcile with HR data.

-  Conduct in house Risk & Control awareness session for Admin staff (permanent and outsourced). Sessions are conducted at periodic intervals to ensure new joiners are covered for awareness session.

-  Conduct monthly Ops and Controls agenda meeting with function leads for key business and controls update and prepare a tracker for Open action item for follow up and timely closure.

-  Follow up with Admin staff to comply with Block leave policy requirement and timely completion of Mandatory Compliance and IT Security Training.

-  Access Control Management – Timely raise sail point request for addition and deletion of staff and perform periodic review of accesses to ensure access are granted on a need to know basis.

-  Oversee Business continuity planning (BIA Assessment) and Call tree update.

-  Driving and leading Management driven projects linked to strengthening controls and cost initiatives.

-  Coordinate with business and provide inputs to OPC / PMO team for PCC meetings.

-  Coordinate with Legal and Compliance and ensure timely submission of data as requested.

Contributing Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the implementation of Permanent Control policies and procedures in day-to-day business activities
  • Ensure all requests received are assigned within the team and drives the team to achieve the expectation set by onshore
  • Active participation in regular review of operational procedural changes /requirements during processing functions / staff meetings 

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

 1.1 Good communication skills is a pre-requisite
1.2 Accuracy and rigor
1.3 Team player
1.4 Fluent in English;
1.5 Adaptable flexible approach to the working environment

1.6 Ability to work on multiple IT systems
1.7 IT literate and familiar with Microsoft Office (Excel to macro level), PowerPoint 

1.8 Flexibility to work in shifts 

Specific Qualifications (if required)

CA , CA Final appeared, or CA Intermediate cleared or any other Internal Audit Qualification

Sound knowledge of Audit and Risk & Control.
Knowledge of functional and process domain related to banking and financial services.


Skills Referential


Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)


Ability to collaborate / Teamwork


Personal Impact / Ability to influence


Attention to detail / rigor


Communication skills - oral & written


Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)


Ability to manage a project


Analytical Ability


Ability to develop others & improve their skills


Ability to set up relevant performance indicators


Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…


Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent


Experience Level

At least 5 years


Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)


KYC / AML certification


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