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Project Manager Trainee

Apply REF: 1902GFS2247
BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 192,000 employees – including more than 146,000 in Europe and over 4,000 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.

BNP Paribas is recruiting for its European Finance Operations Center in Lisbon, part of the Group Finance function. Group Finance is responsible for compiling and processing accounting and financial information in order to ensure its publication and to provide Executive Management with the necessary information for the entire Group’s financial management.

Within the Group Finance Services, Transformation team is responsible to support the management of the center and run projects that impact the organization, namely the integration of new activities. A Trainee function is available to support the management in the build-up of GFS and contribute in the implementation of projects. We are looking for someone who is passionate about organization, has initiative and autonomy, and is able to adapt to the needs and priorities.


  • Participate in the implementation of the new projects in the organization
  • Support the implementation of the new internal processes
  • Partner with Project Managers to support the development of GFS organisation
  • Verify and monitor that the documentation is updated and in line with the applied processes
  • Collect and present data needed to manage consolidated dashboards (KPI and others reporting)
  • Support local initiatives via projects with all people involved (definition and follow-up of the plan, actions and resources…)
  • Contribute to transversal support activities of GFS
  • Contribute to "Role & Responsibility" RaDAR program by applying Quality & integrity criteria to his/her perimeter/scope of responsibility


  • Bachelor degree in  Finance or Business
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Fluent in English (B2 Level, CECRL certificate)
  • French is a plus
  • Quick self-starter, pro-active attitude, autonomy
  • Organizational skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work with international locations
  • Strong team spirit
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and to respect priorities
  • Excellent communication skills (spoken & written)
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

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.

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.

Primary Location: PT-11-LisbonJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY TRANSFORMATION AND BUSINESS ANALYSISEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: Not IndicatedSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / TeamworkTransversal competency: Analytical Ability