Do you like challenges, a structured framework, the prospect of optimizing and innovating? You are known for your originality and want a certain freedom to think while sharing your knowledge and ideas?
... Come help us contribute to the growth of our Canadian platform!
You will benefit amongst other things from:
Access to social volunteer and recreational programs, via our many Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
Opportunities for career development through active internal mobility and our innovative training program: Canada Academy
A brand new workspace, flexible, comfortable and easily adaptable to your needs: remote work opportunities, standing desks, innovation lab., open meeting rooms and spaces
MISSION AND OBJECTIVES
Responsible for the research, coordination and management, specifically planning, designing, budgeting, execution and closure of assigned projects for a specific business.
Scope of projects may include (but is not limited to) simplifying processes, improving efficiencies, and addressing issues arising from changing business needs, compliance/regulatory requirements, installation or coordination of emerging technologies, new systems and applications etc.
Acts as primary point of contact, information hub, and escalation point for smaller projects within an assigned function for all stakeholders including all functional departments, Clients, and Third Party Suppliers
-Consolidate project status reports across all entities to create weekly and monthly detailed portfolio reports.
-Ensure weekly project status reports and documentation are updated and stored in appropriate SharePoint location for easy access for Senior Management.
-Establishes and conducts meetings to communicate objectives, expectations, project roles, status updates, track open issues, and work with all groups and clients to resolve issues as required.
-Scopes project and develops Implementation Project Plan and Change Control process for distribution to project participants.
-Gathers and reports project costing, identifies risks and develops risk mitigation plans. Develops measurable project goals and objectives and monitors progress toward achievement.
-Drives implementation consistency and quality through execution of project management best practices. Responsible for the project until deliverables are completed.
-Identifies and manages project dependencies and critical path items while ensuring project quality and utilizing and following appropriate methodologies.
-Develops detailed project plans including documentation, testing and executing protocol, tasks, budgets, timelines, and status metrics/.
-Conducts project post mortems and communicates lessons learned in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
-Participates in establishing policies and procedures that are consistent with overall company policies and operating objectives.
-Liaise with the business, development team and technology on an ongoing basis. Responsible for effective communication to all business partners and users to ensure that critical strategic decisions are vetted and well thought out prior to implementation.
-Evaluate data gathered from multiple servicing and other source systems reconcile differences, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to understand and distinguish optional user requests from business requirements.
-Conduct user acceptance testing as it relates to the technology solutions.
-Work independently with users to define concepts and under direction of project managers.
-Advises and leads in the planning and implementation of projects and strategic initiatives for the business unit/ department.
-Drives business team members to define business needs through utilization of effective elicitation techniques.
-Evaluates data gathered from multiple sources, reconciles differences, and ensures consistent approaches, data interpretation, and results measurements are employed.
-Performs other duties as assigned
TRAINING AND OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Requires advanced knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
-May have practical knowledge of project management.
-Requires 5 years minimum prior relevant experience.
-Proficiency in MS Project, Visio and Excel or other project management software. Experience in creating macros and dashboards in Excel for reports.
-Bachelor's Degree in Business Management or similar degree.
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.