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Operational Risk Senior Analyst, CCG & CMG Regional OPC

Apply REF: ITO001826

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


Position Purpose

For the scope of Corporate Clients Group (CCG) and Capital Markets Group (CMG) APAC and as part of the first line of defense, the CCG and CMG Regional OPC is responsible for the execution and continuous improvement of the Non-financial risks management framework covering the identification, measurement and management of Operational Risks – in close partnership with the business. 
For the performance of its mission, the OPC team will adhere to the OPC Group mission statement and the APAC OPC Charter, and  will comply with the regulatory obligations of BNP Paribas, with General Management instructions and with market best practices ; and will act under the oversight of and in collaboration with the independent second line of defenses (in particular Risk ORM and Compliance)


Under the lead of Regional Management and Head of CCG CMG OPC APAC, this position will be responsible for the identification, measurement and management of operational risk for CCG and CMG APAC. In particular, he/she is responsible for the following:  

•    Contribute to the annual update and continuous evolution of the Regional Risks and Controls Self-Assessment (RCSA) and OPC Generic Control Library (GCL) through analysing underlying activities and triggers in close collaboration with regional business heads, operation teams, and 2LOD functions 
•    Ensure the adoption of Regional RCSA and deployment of applicable OPC GCL in APAC territories, by taking lead in discussion with territory OPC, business heads and functions 
•    Ensure timely execution of controls on CCG CMG OPC Operational Control Library (GCL) and clear archiving of control evidences and reporting of control results in ORUS and management committee (Internal Control Committee and Permanent Control Committee) 
•    Contribute to the proposal of remedial action plans to address control findings in discussion with action implementation owner and relevant functions and follow up on their implementation 
•    Support incident management by coordinating with stakeholders on root cause investigation, remediation plan definition and implementation, and to ensure clear reporting on Incident reporting system  
•    Support ad-hoc deep-dives of control frameworks, in line with business concerns on non-financial risks and integrate results in regional RCSA / OPC GCP update 
•    Assist in coordinating investigations / missions / inquiries from internal audit, regulators, or 2LOD and follow up on the implementation of recommendations 
•    Participate in permanent control committees and prepare committee materials that provides accurate and meaningful data on operational risk management framework 
•    Coordinate New Activity Committee (NAC) & Transaction Approval Committee (TAC) process and contribute to reviewing the new activity / transactions from an operational risk perspective 
•    Assist in the follow up of TAC NAC conditions including performance of Post Implementation Review (PIR)
•    Duty to alert on fraud or significant failures to operational management and Risk ORM, and promote operational risk monitoring and control culture
•    Contribute to providing feedback to Head of Business on risk/controls (escalation of significant incidents / control findings, status update on audit / regulatory recommendations, proposition of new controls etc.)
•    Participate on ad hoc basis to projects such as those led by Transversal OPC within the APAC CCCO Office 
•    Faciliates/provides refresher trainings to business to enhance awareness on operational risk management topics and TAC NAC process  

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

•    Strong Analytical and critical thinking skills 
•    Autonomy in risk identification and problem solving 
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills, ability to communicate with senior management in clear and concise manner 
•    Takes initiative on continuous improvement 
•    Attention to detail 
•    Ability to work under pressure 
•    Act with integrity 
•    Follow and spread the BNPP driving forces which are Agility, Client Satisfaction, Compliance Culture and Openness 

Specific Qualifications (if required)

•    Bachelor Degree or Master Degree 
•    Over 6 years of experience, with Operational Risks exposure 
•    Experience in Corporate and Investment Banking (Advisory, Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets, Structured Finance etc.) would be a plus 
•    Experience in multi-cultural environment     

Primary Location: HK-Hong Kong (HK)-Hong KongJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: PERIODIC CONTROLEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 5 years Reference: ITO001826