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Transition Manager

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About BNP Paribas Group:

Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 74 countries with more than 190,000 employees. It 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. In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 15,000 employees* and a presence in 14 markets, it provides clients with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs, and continues to develop its franchise in the region.

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas Group, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Mumbai and Chennai, we are a 24x7 global delivery center. We partner various business lines of BNP Paribas such as Corporate and Institutional Banking, Wealth Management, Retail Banking through three verticals - Information Technology, Operations and Finance Shared Services.


About Businessline/Function :

ISPL FSS is set up as a Shared Service Centre and works on an Extended Plus model, within a defined governance structure. It is a Global hub and delivers services to CIB/BOW Finance teams across the geographies. It is organized by 7 work streams and provides services across 29 countries


Job Title:

Transition Project Manager







ISPL Mumbai

Business Line / Function:

CIB Finance

Reports to:




(if applicable)

Manager / AVP


Number of Direct Reports:


Directorship / Registration:



Position Purpose

Finance Transition manager will be responsible for managing all the transitions end to end which are coming from global locations and getting offshored to ISPL Mumbai / Chennai.

Individual must possess strong expertise in the area of Transition & Project management, Stakeholder management, Cost management, Internal Reporting & Governance for Finance shared services business management.


Direct Responsibilities


·        Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as relevant stakeholders across the organization

·        Design Target operating Model, Create RACI and conduct risk assessments for migration of respective processes / services from various locations across globe to Finance shared services

·        Must have strong stakeholder / client management skills i.e. ability to liase and coordinate with senior management i.e. Legal, Finance, Compliance, Tax, Admin, CEO’s / CFO’s etc.

·        Must have strong cost management skills with expertise in the area of budgeting, forecasting, highlighting critical metrics such as Payback period, NPV, BCR etc.

·        Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis

·        Update and document all changes as per Organization procedure and change control framework. Conduct periodic reviews of relevant changes with change management board for approval

·        Ensure management of  SLA (Service Level Agreements) for respective services across regions


Contributing Responsibilities

·        Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals

·        Preparing weekly/ monthly dashboards and provide update to senior management highlighting current progress, risks, challenges and dependencies to relevant stakeholders

·        Schedule steering committee meetings as agreed in Governance model with relevant stakeholders

·        Ensure documentation of all tasks, activities using standard templates and maintain repository for future references

·        Individual must contribute in designing dual platform for shared service center

·        Contribute in creating COE (Center of excellence), standardization, streamlining, creating to be state roadmap


Technical & Behavioral Competencies

Must be efficient in MS Office, Microsoft Project and SharePoint

Domain knowledge on Accounts payable is an added advantage

Specific Qualifications (if required)

Graduate in any discipline with expertise in project and transition management

MBA in finance is a plus

Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Client focused

Decision Making

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Communication skills - oral & written

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to manage a project

Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…

Analytical Ability

Ability to develop and leverage networks

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 7 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required) MBA in finance is a plus

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

MBA in finance is a plus

Primary Location: IN-MH-MumbaiJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY TRANSFORMATION AND BUSINESS ANALYSISEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 7 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / Teamwork, Decision Making, Adaptability, Ability to deliver / Results driven, Proactivity, Client focused, Critical thinking, Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving, Communication skills - oral & writtenTransversal competency: Ability to understand, explain and support change, Analytical Ability, Ability to set up relevant performance indicators, Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution, Ability to develop and leverage networks, Ability to manage a project