BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 72 countries, with more than 202,000 Employees – including more than 154,000 in Europe and over 5,000 in Portugal alone.
BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been one of the first foreign banks 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 realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.
The Transformation – Smartsourcing Practice is part of the Change Management department of BNP Paribas in Portugal. The Practice aims at supporting CIB growth and transformation by providing advisory and end-to-end delivery services (assessment and business cases, project framing, execution, closure) for in/outsourcing projects. The team, made of 25+ individuals, supports all businesses in Portugal and has developed over the past years a solid experience and expertise to delivering projects, industrialising as much as possible the execution phase while complying with internal outsourcing policies and local regulations.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Support nearshoring projects delivery
Ensure appropriate staff allocation to project portfolio in line with business needs and priorities (capacity and resource management)
Act as single point of contact for the team vis-a-vis onshore and local stakeholders
Manage project managers to deliver projects on scope, on time and on quality
2. Ensure value-added contribution of the team to nearshoring efforts of BNP Paribas in Portugal
Duly challenge project assumptions where and when required
Animate the team via regular instances for information and best-practices sharing
Produce appropriate project reports for reporting and decision-making purposes
3. Improve delivery methods and governance and team’s ways of working
Contribute to the enhancement of the nearshoring standard methods and governance
Implement optimal local governance for project delivery and reporting purposes
Ensure maintenance and foster usage of digital and collaborative tools within the team
4. Consolidate delivery team
Support recruitments, onboarding and training of new team members
Contribute to the evolution of the service catalogue and offerings
Collaborate at Practice’s and Change Management levels to define and execute vision and strategy
5. Develop people
Provide daily coaching and regular performance feedback to team’s members
Support definition of standard transformation roles and job descriptions
Ensure development of soft and hard skills within the team according
Master’s Degree in Management, Finance, Economics or Engineering
Minimum of 8 years of experience in project management is required
Previous experience in managing teams would be highly appreciated
Excellent command of English. French is a plus
Previous experience in an investment banking and/or strategy and management consulting would be appreciated
Mastery of project management methodologies and tools
Proficient command of Microsoft tools
Strong written and verbal communication
Highly organised and able to multi-task
Energetic, proactive, determined, drives change, positive, goal-focused and consistent
Create an open and supportive atmosphere, encouraging others to express themselves
Capable of delivering impactful presentations to the internal clients
Proven emotional and situational intelligence to influence positively clients towards change
Provide honest and independent advice
Act with discretion, privacy, confidentiality
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.
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.