BNP Paribas is a key player in international banking, has a presence in 68 countries, with more than 193,000 employees, including nearly 148,000 in Europe. The Group supports all its customers - individuals, associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs and institutions – in the success of their projects through its financing, investment, savings and protection solutions in a changing world.

Corporate & Institutional Banking division offers tailored financial solutions for corporate and institutional clients. BNP Paribas has 200 years history in Europe and a firm position in Romania for more than 15 years. 

In its Corporate & Institutional Banking BNP Paribas also enjoys strong positions in the Central Europe region, with branch offices in 5 countries (Hungary, Check Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece), serving 9 countries.

BNP PARIBAS, Romania Branch is looking for

Operational Permanent Control Officer

for Central Europe Region

In permanent full time contract, hybrid mode


  • Perform regularly analysis of the operational risks,
  • Perform follow-up within business units in order to assess both effectiveness and efficiency of existing controls,
  • Ensures that all qualified events are adequately translated to operational historical incidents, and registered within necessary tools / escalated via proper channels,
  • Analyze Operational Risk incidents (incident description, investigation, quality review) and perform a follow up according to internal procedures (action plans, etc.),
  • Implement the Operational Risk and Permanent Control methodologies and tools according to internal guidelines and local regulatory requirements; permanent review and update,
  • Identifies the key processes and key units for analyzing the risk, interviews the process owners and related experts, as well as consults with the management in order to regularly identify / analyze the main risks.
  • Formalizes / ensures appropriate formalization of the risk cartographies for all Business Lines/Functions applicable.
  • Provide appropriate risk reporting to Management, Committees and others,
  • Follow up the implementation of recommendations (internal and external audit, regulatory bodies, etc.) and prepare a status report for the 2OPC Group after their request,
  • Establish visibility of the Internal control system status - monitor regular update of procedures, provide an input to improve existing procedures and processes within the operational framework,
  • Be involved in the Exceptional Transaction and New Product (TAC / NAC) validation process,
  • Prepare / collect information for organizing Internal Control Committee (ICC) and Territory Internal Control Committee (TICC),
  • Contribute to Projects where OPC has assigned tasks (GDPR, Protect and Control etc.).

What qualities do we look for?

  • University degree, experience from banking (min 3 years)
  • Good knowledge of the bank and its activities and products
  • Knowledge of the fundamental principles of operations and their processing system
  • Fluent English language – both spoken and written
  • MS Office (word, excel, power point) – advanced level
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to negotiate
  • Extensive communication skills
  • Ability to take a global approach and good sense of risk
  • Ability to analyses and be critical
  • Responsiveness, initiative

What we offer?

  • a competitive remuneration package and flexible benefit package
  • diverse product portfolio and complex job functions
  • inspiring networking opportunities regionally in Central Europe and internationally within a global Group
  • being part of a prestigious, ethical and sustainable global company
  • working with a diverse team and belonging to an inclusive community
  • market leading trainings, on-the-job training program
  • attention to employee well-being and work-life balance
  • flexible working environment, with partial home-office opportunity
Primary Location
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level
At least 3 years
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  • 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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