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Junior Operational Risk Controller

Job type Permanent
Schedule Full time
Job Function Risk
Brand BNP Paribas
Level of experience 1 to 2 years
Apply REF: 1907RSK3152

BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries, with more than 192,000 employees – including more than 146,000 in Europe and over 4,000 in Portugal alone.

BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been the first foreign bank 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 realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

RISK Operational Risk & Control (thereafter “RISK ORC”) CIB is a second line of defense on CIB activities that include Global Markets and Corporate Banking.

As a second line of defense, RISK ORC CIB aims to provide RISK and CIB senior Management with a global, transparent, exhaustive and consistent front to back consolidated view on operational risks for CIB activities in order to contribute to the reduction of operational risk and better responds to Regulator’s expectations. The mandate also includes the constructive challenge and supervision of the Operational Risk management of CIB activities for operational risk process and themes assigned to RISK.

To that end, RISK ORC CIB relies on an effective operational risk management set up organized around four geographies (Americas, APAC, United Kingdom, and EMEA excluding UK) and two Business Lines with global reach (BP2S and Global Markets).

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting directly to the Operational Risk Testing Team Manager, the Controller will contribute to:

  • The comprehensive deployment, execution and reporting on the operational risk Control Testing Plan defined for Global Banking, with a dedicated focus on the credit process (origination, decision, monitoring and reporting):
    • Control plan definition and deployment: identification and understanding of the first line controls to verify / re-perform
    • Control plan execution: Verification and / or re-performance of controls executed by the first line to ensure the effectiveness of the control
    • Control plan reporting: preparations of the support documentation that will serve to the reporting of the control plan results
    • Remediation: support to the definition of the remediation actions in collaboration with the first line based on the control plan results.
  • The support of RISK ORC CIB Global Banking team in providing RISK and Senior Management with a synthetic, transparent, exhaustive and consistent Front to Back view of Operational Risk across activities

The work will be in direct strong coordination with:

  • The RISK ORC CIB Global Banking teams and also with RISK ORC CIB TMC (Transversal Methodology and Consolidation) team
  • With CIB first Line of Defense teams in the Front Office and in Operations

PROFILE

  • Degree in Business or Finance (or related areas)
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience within the Banking industry
  • Knowledge of the CIB businesses, products and processes
  • Experience and / or interest in the Operational Risk Management area
  • Experience in a Business Line, Audit or Risk
  • General awareness on Risk Management
  • English fluency; French will be considered a plus
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills
  • Dynamic and with a proactive mind-set
  • Autonomous and problem solver

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: RISKSEducation Level: Master Degree or equivalent (> 4 years)Experience Level: At least 1 yearSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Communication skills - oral & writtenTransversal competency: Analytical Ability