In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 18,000 employees* and a presence in 13 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships. 
Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 68 markets with more than 193,000 employees. It 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. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.  

BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career in an international business environment that is fast-paced, diverse and focuses on creating high-value relationships with our clients. We offer competitive salary and benefits, as well as a working environment where you’re valued as part of the team.

* excluding partnerships 


Direct Responsibilities

  • Manages operational risk and the related reporting to CIB Japan local management. 
  • Monitors and analyzes historical incidents and helps to implement valid action plan.
  • Contributes to and performs risk assessment of processes where risks have been identified, selects and documents risk areas and control plans as output.
  • Perform operational permanent controls reporting and analysis, verification of the formal evidence of controls reported and execution of controls to  the Executive Committee, Internal Control Committee or other management committees.
  • Raises actions for operational risk and permanent control awareness. 
  • OPC methodology and tools by contributing to the Group and CIB methodology and standards and adapts & completes them according to Métier / Functions  specifics.
  • Follows up and supports Inspection Generale (internal audit) and Regulators' recommendation(s).
  • In charge of relevant reporting related to the OPC area on a regular and ad-hoc basis to relevant recipients to fulfil Métier's, Territories' and Regulatory needs.
  • Contributes to prepare and to roll out Japan operational risk awareness training in e-Learning module.

Contributing Responsibilities

  • Identifies weaknesses in control for Operations, or any other business areas covered, highlighted and escalated to relevant hierarchy.
  • Proposes remedial actions and follows up of IG and Regulatory recommendations. 
  • Supports and facilitates TAC/NAC for Tokyo Branch if any assigned.
  • Contributes to develop innovation (i. e. bring ideas on new products and new processes).
  • Ensures appropriate escalation to management and/ or Second Level of Control as appropriate as soon as an issue remains unsolved beyond and above what can be reasonably handled within the considered capacity.
  • Supports and ensures AML/FS related Group Policies and execution of associated operational controls, and promptly escalates any resulting hit from analyses and decisions.
  • KYC Culture : Follows trainings about Data Quality and Data Integrity in order to spread « Know Your Data » culture.
  • Goldenization: Integrates critical data related to his/her responsibility areas under governance.
  • Data Monitoring: Implement dashboards related to the quality/ integrity of RADAR critical data related to his/her responsibility areas.

Technical and Behavioral Competencies required

  • Ability to perform a risk assessment and has a good analytical skills.
  • Ability to prepare meeting material and does the presentation.
  • Ability to work under pressure independently and prioritize multiple tasks. 
  • Ability to manage time appropriately. 
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment.
  • Proactive attitude.
  • Ability to face external regulators.

Experience and Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 4-year college education or equivalent.
  •  3+ years of experience in the financial industry or relevant in terms of operational and risk control aspects.  Securities/ IB background is preferred. 
  • Proven risk management experiences.
  • Ability to understand the documents from the Japanese financial regulators (i. e. BOJ and FSA).
  • Business level in English for speaking, reading and writing. Good Japanese language skills is preferred. 
Primary Location
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level
At least 3 years

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  • What if we told you that working in our Group may not be quite what you think? BNP Paribas business lines and careers are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole.

  • 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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