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About the job

  • The Project Manager contributes to the development of the FX Payments Product Offer & Tier 1 Platform Construction
  • The role is a Business position which covers all FX+ Product Development dimensions including delivery of new product features/improvements, industrialisation and performance enhancements, Client feedback & market benchmarking, investigation of new Business models / areas of growth
  • The role is global: the scope covers all CIB countries, Domestic markets and International Retail Banking territories across the globe

Your Main Activities Are

  • Product Offer & Tier 1 Platform Construction
    • Improve the product offer by scoping and managing the delivery of new FX Payments end-to-end features, as well as coordinating all stakeholders/contributors within the various organisations involved
      • Transversal features (currency coverage offering, pre-trade transparency with indicative / interactive rates at payment submission, among others)
      • Segment specific features (Retail specific, corporate specific, among others)
  • Restructure and Industrialise the FX Payments platform to make it resilient, scalable and agile
    • Drive the industrialisation of the technical platform with our IT counterparts
    • Continuously monitor and improve operational workflows to reduce operational risk and maximise STP
    • Manage the design, delivery and launch of new FX features and synchronise their activation with the roll-out team
    • Monitor FX+ Product performance to ensure its resilience, drive business development and the product strategy
  • Implement a bullet proof Conduct framework in coordination with the local businesses, ensuring the FX+ Product suite is compatible with the local market requirements
  • Help build a Tier 1 Platform close to the best-of-breed solutions on the market
    • Benchmark offers against competition, investigate potential partnerships/participation
    • Build Business cases for new FX+ Product enhancements to support the global business growth
    • Support the FX+ Product commercialisation and the features activation plan in coordination with the Rollout and Distribution team
    • Strengthen the BNPP FX+ digital offering and develop the cross-selling with new business lines or Third parties through a complete and integrated FX+ Product suite

Profile and Skills to Success

  • 3-7 years of experience in Product / Project Management or similar role within the banking industry
  • Business or operational knowledge of Transaction Banking / FX activities is a plus
  • Understanding of the treasury challenges faced by Corporate clients, specifically w.r.t payments and management of multiple currencies
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural environments
  • Fluency in English (oral and written) - mandatory

About the Team

  • The FX Payments activity is a key area of growth for Global Markets, for which an electronic platform (FX+) has been designed. FX+ is delivering automated FX solutions to support other BNPP business lines such as Cash Management, Trade Finance, Correspondent Banking, who require FX to deliver transactional services to their clients
  • FX+ Payments is a platform that manages the execution of FX within International Payments
  • FX+ is successfully implemented in 40 countries, globally generating a very significant stream of revenues for BNP Paribas
  • FX+ aims to strengthen the BNPP FX electronic offer: Enrich the transaction banking offer with a better FX execution
  • FX+ drives the cross selling with new Business lines and Third parties through a complete and integrated FX+ Product suite, involving innovative Open Banking API solutions

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
PT-11-Lisbon
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Job
FINANCE ACCOUNTS AND MANAGEMENT CONTROL
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level
At least 5 years
Schedule
Full-time
Reference
2202GMFOS9772


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