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Operational Risk Framework

Job type Permanent
Schedule Full time
Job Function Risk
Apply REF: RISK-200220-001-LL


MISSION AND OBJECTIVES


The mission of RISK ORC is to oversee the effective and efficient functioning of the Operational Permanent Control (OPC) framework implemented by business lines and functions (1st line of defense or 1LOD), as well as the measurement and management of Operational Risks (OR).  They serve in an independent oversight capacity, as part of the 2nd line of defense (2LOD), ensuring that the 1LOD is fulfilling its Permanent Control (PC) objectives and requirements. RISK ORC’s scope includes the CIB business line, and its supporting operational units and transversal functions across the Americas (US, Canada, Brazil & Latin America).


MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  •    Dissemination / oversight of operational risk management procedural framework

o    Transpose the global operational risk management methodology defined by RISK ORC at Group level

o    Review Global procedures to determine local impact and ensure alignment

o    Track key initiative launched by RISK ORC, including: Risk Control Self-Assessment check and challenge, Key Risk Indicator gap analysis, and independent control testing efforts. Ensure consistency amongst teams in how these efforts are deployed.

  • Operational risk audit / exam management (IG / Regulatory findings and control framework oversight)

o    Ensure proper implementation and oversight on all IG and Regulatory findings that relate to RISK ORC

o    Follow up on RISK ORC recommendations and ensure closure by properly preparing and archiving all artifacts

-  Operational risk management training


TRAINING AND OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

  • The successful candidate will have previous experience acting as a central point of contact for several teams and assessing information for consistency.
  • Strong organizational / analytical skills with an ability to collect, organize, analyze, disseminate and manage information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required for active interaction with multiple stakeholders, as well as management.
  • Ability to influence, negotiate and articulate simple clear messages on complex topics.
  • Ability to conceptualize issues and translate into solutions.
  • Pro-active spirit and dynamic attitude.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science such as Engineering, or Physics OR a Finance related degree such as Economics, Accounting or Certified Public Accounting (CPA).

ESSENTIAL SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS


  • An undergraduate degree in RISK Management or a business related graduate degree (MBA) is a plus.
  • A detailed understanding/experience in Operational Risk Management is a plus.
  • Knowledge or previous engagement with various control-related regulatory frameworks (SOX, SEA 17a-5) or other internal control standards (ex. COSO 2013) is a plus.


A recruitment policy that promotes equity and diversity:

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.

We pride ourselves in applying non-discrimination rules to all our recruitments.

We will only contact the candidates selected who meet the job requirements in terms of training and experience.

About BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 195,000 employees, including more than 148,000 in Europe. 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, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.

About BNP Paribas in Canada

In Canada, BNP Paribas is one of the dominant foreign banks in the country and is committed to building its platform even further. Since becoming the operational hub for the Group’s activities in North America in 2013, it has grown significantly to reach more than 700 employees and is expected to continue growing in the coming years. With the continued development of technology and financial fields, BNP Paribas Canada continues to attract experts with diverse backgrounds as well as young and ambitious talent from across the globe. With the international mobility and capacity that very few companies can offer, BNP Paribas prides itself in providing a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow.

Primary Location: CanadaJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: RISKSEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 3 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Organizational skillsTransversal competency: Ability to conduct a negotiationReference: RISK-200220-001-LL