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Project Support Officer

Job type Permanent
Schedule Full time
Job Function Information technology
Brand BNP Paribas Personal Finance
Apply REF: IT 001039


What gets you out of bed in the morning? For us, it’s driving positive change and we’re looking for like-minded people with energy and a can do attitude to join our winning team.

Are you looking for that next step in your career journey and like the sound of working in a dynamic and exciting IT team that’s part of a growing consumer finance business and global bank? Like what you hear? Then read on…

The IT / Systems team at BNP Paribas Personal Finance are currently a Project Support Officer to join their established team. Within the department you will be welcomed into a wider team of around 70 colleagues, 6-8 of whom will be in your immediate project teams.

Job Purpose

To assist the IT Governance area in ensuring the Project teams are following the correct governance and processes in line with group policy.

To assist the IT department to deliver documentation and assets as per policies and procedures. This will include but is not limited to: administration, stakeholder management and communicating with internal departments

Your Key Responsibilities will include:
• Assisting in planning and arranging meetings
• Creating agendas and take meeting notes; publishing these in a timely and accurate manner
• Creating and update policy documents for both the IT Function and Projects
• Preparing status reports, specialist reports and exception reports as necessary 
• Supporting the Department in ensuring conformity to audit/compliance policies
• Ensuring the teams are working to the correct project management standards and support training to IT team on the methodology
• Managing the upkeep and accuracy of the IT Portfolio plan and Capacity plans; working closely with Head of IT Governance and ADM team.
• Working alongside key stakeholders, adapting the approach as required to deal with changing circumstances
• Communicating effectively internally within the project, as well as with other key stakeholders within BNP Paribas PF UK and at wider group level

Could this be you?

We believe it’s a positive attitude and passion to make things happen that matters most. Here’s what else we’re looking for:

- Leadership skills - the ability to drive others

- Previous experience of completing documents at various depths 

- Excellent stakeholder management skills- including at a senior level

- Previous experience of delivering detailed documentation as well as high level executive summaries

- Awareness and understanding of Governance

- Delivery focused / results driven 

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Accurate, thorough and well organised 

- Effective problem solving skills

- Experience of using Microsoft Project, Visio and SharePoint would be desirable

- Awareness and understanding of Governance

Our culture

We understand that next step in your career journey is an important one. We also know it’s all about the people as they are the ones that make our business the success it is. That’s why we provide colleagues with opportunities to make great things happen in an open and exclusive environment. 

Our culture is innovative, collaborative and fun; we challenge everyone to make a difference for colleagues, customers, partners and our community. 

Being part of the BNP Paribas global banking group means you’re part of something big; with plenty of opportunities to take on additional responsibilities and make a real difference.   

We offer

As you’d expect from being a global banking group, we can give you an award winning benefits package that gives you flexibility to choose your benefits based on what’s important to you. You’ll also have a competitive salary, a contributory pension scheme, plus life insurance and private medical insurance, not to mention the all-important 25 days holiday each year to enjoy.  

Is there a fit?

If you’re motivated to make a difference to the business and your own development, then we’d love to hear from you.

Primary Location: GB-ENG-SolihullJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYEducation Level: Not indicatedSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: ResilienceTransversal competency: Ability to develop and adapt a processReference: IT 001039