About the job

  • The Operational Permanent Control (OPC) Senior Analyst operates or coordinates the control framework relating to all operational risks, including Fraud, Third Party, Conduct, Compliance, Regulatory, Information & Communication Technology risks, among others
  • The OPC Senior Analyst is responsible for the deployment of internal policies and procedures issued by specialized independent control functions part of Risk teams (2nd line of defence), and for the compliance with external regulatory and supervisory requirements
  • The OPC Senior Analyst’s daily activity involves identification and assessment of risks and controls, recommendations and permanent control actions, management of historical incidents, and OPC related projects

Your Main Activities Are

  • Risks identification in key units and processes
  • Process liaison with independent control Functions (across different management levels) being consistent with the defined risk tolerance
  • Supervise the definition and follow-up of remediation plans
  • Identify and propose calibration of procedures according to the outcome of the risk assessments and other risk events (HI, control results, external events, Audit missions)
  • Define and regularly update control plans considering the risk assessment outcome, regulations or other risk events (Historical Incidents, control results, external events, Audits)
  • Define remediation plans and supervise its implementation
  • Act as a point of contact on internal and external audit missions
  • Organize findings and recommendations follow-up, either issued internally or externally (external auditors, supervisors)
  • Organize and lead committee on Operational risks and Permanent Control committees
  • Perform periodic and ad-hoc reporting
  • Lead a portfolio of projects and prepare, structure and conduct presentations for Business and Top Managers
  • Coach junior team members, contribute to their professional development and facilitate the knowledge sharing within the team

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management, Risk, Engineering or other relevant fields
  • Expertise in Control and Risk, Organization, Projects, IT, Management or Compliance
  • Knowledge of Audit, Risk Management and Operations
  • Fluency in English, both oral and written (mandatory)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills, with ability to synthesize

About the Team

  • The Operational Permanent Control department is a key component for the management of operational risks and it is an independent control function within the business (1st line of defence) with a reporting line to the head of the operating entity


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.

To find out more on why you should join BNP Paribas visit https://bnpp.lk/why-BNP-Paribas-Portugal

* 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.

Primary Location
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level

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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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