In a changing world, unprecedented challenges require unmatched talent. Join one of Montreal's Top Employers in 2023. We are a dynamic and growing organization having its main establishment located in downtown Montreal and part of a leading international banking institution fully committed to building a more sustainable future. Note that the position may be in the Canadian Branch of BNP Paribas or in one of its subsidiaries based in Montreal.
The position at a glance
In order to support the delivery of the Growth, Technology, and Sustainability (GTS) plan for the Americas and centralize core corporate functions, the Bank has created a new department, Enterprise Services (ES).
Enterprise Services team encompasses Premises, Enterprise Data Management Solutions, Procurement & Perfomance (P&P), Third Party Management Office and Location Strategy for CIB Americas. In addition, the Vendor Management Operations team was created to further support the platform’s growth and ES 2025 Strategic vision. This organizational evolution will notably contribute to the Enterprise Services Client First culture by streamlining and enhancing the end-to-end operations related to vendor management for our internal stakeholders. Vendor Management Operations (VMO) is the merger of the operational activities of the Third Party Management Office (TPMO), Procurement and Accounts Payables teams, all performed out of Canada and ISPL.
The candidate will report locally to the Head of Vendor Management Operations.
The candidate must have the ability to support vendor management operations and maintain strong Procurement processes while continuously adapt to additional controls and workflows to ensure compliance with the CIB North America (NAR) platform.
- Analyze data, reconcile various data sources to develop required reports on a regular basis to track and monitor various areas of Vendor management to optimize procure to pay controls & ensure data integrity;
- Assist with the vendor operational activities for NAR in collaboration with teams in India to contribute to end to end vendor management experience for stakeholders;
-Assist with invoice approvals, coversheet & SIF facilitation and offboarding of vendors
-Contribute to onboarding requirements for contingents and cost center management
-Liaise with internal departments on various vendor management inquiries;
-Prepare presentations/ reporting related to VMO program, for the senior management, OpCo, Risk committees
-Participate on improvements to our BNP Paribas North America Vendor management standard tools ( and processes optimization in compliance with regional controls
-Provide support to internal clients on Vendor related topics
-Work closely in collaboration with partners in Procurement, Third-Party Management Office and Account Payables to contribute to the development of efficient Vendor management processes,
-Work transparently with the various stakeholders in US and in Canada
The strengths and skills that will help you succeed
-Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, engineering, economics or applied sciences
-3+ years’ experience in procurement preferred
-Strong communication and analytical skills
-Knowledge of the English is required
-Functional French (preferred not a must)
-Strong work ethics and ability to work with confidential information
-Interpersonal skills to successfully collaborate with various teams of professionals and liaise with internal and external groups/ individuals, locally, regionally and globally
-Ability to analyze complex situations in a timely and effective manner
-Critical thinking while considering impact on overall business.
-Experience and knowledge with supply management tools/ software including procurement and project management programs ( i.e. Ariba, IQN, Hiperos, Ivalua) – an asset
-Experience with Power BI (PBI) is preferred
-Proficient in MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, Visio
What’s in it for you
In addition to competitive compensation, we offer flexible benefits including a family and spouse insurance program, a defined contribution pension plan and paid days for volunteering. Hybrid work arrangements, such as remote working up to 50% and flexible working hours are available for most positions. BNP Paribas provides excellent training and personal development programs, as well as opportunities for career development within the company and internationally.
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What you need to know
- We will review candidates as they apply, so don’t wait to submit your application;
- If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. BNP Paribas will work with you to ensure that you are able to participate fully in the process;
- You must be legally eligible to work in the Greater Montreal area and, if applicable, hold a valid work or study permit. Physical presence in BNP Paribas’ office(s) is an essential function of this position;
- Given the vast majority of our clients, both internal and external, are based outside of Quebec and Canada, specific language requirements may apply. These will be clearly mentioned in the qualifications of the position;
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) at the heart of our commitments
At BNP Paribas all employees are on an equal footing allowing us to create a work environment that values and respects people for their talents, skills and competences.
BNP Paribas recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability, age, and other protected status (Employment Equity Act and Canadian Human Right Act).
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BNP Paribas is the top bank in the European Union and a major international banking establishment. Present in 65 countries, with more than 190,000 employees, the bank holds key positions in several areas of banking and financial services.
BNP Paribas’ mission is to contribute to a responsible and sustainable economy by financing and advising its clients according to the highest ethical standards, while striving to respond to essential concerns in terms of the environment, regional development and social inclusion.
Since 1961, BNP Paribas has supported large Canadian companies and institutions in their business development by offering a full range of specialized financial services and investment products.
With over 1,200 employees, BNP Paribas in Canada continues to attract experts from diverse fields as well as ambitious young talent from around the world. We are proud to offer our employees a rewarding and international workplace where they can build their professional careers by honing their skills, meeting challenges and enriching their knowledge of the financial industry.
Our certifications and partnerships
- Montreal Top Employer 2023
- Canada's Best Diversity Employer 2023
- Women in Governance – Parity certified - Gold certification
- CCDI Consulting Inc. (Canadian Center for Diversity and Inclusion)
- Pride at Work Canada
- Rainbow Accreditation issued by Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC)
- ROSEPH – Grouping of specialized organizations for the employment of persons with disabilities
- Part of Les Affaires top 300 companies in Quebec
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Why should I apply?
Basically, why would you want to join BNP Paribas over any other company?
BECAUSE YOU'RE THE KIND OF PERSON WHO WANTS...
What if we told you that working in our Group isn’t quite what you might think? At BNP Paribas, we do a multitude of different jobs that are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole. Whether through everyday tasks or major projects, doing one of our jobs means making a personal commitment to taking sustainable action.
Feeling good about your job means bringing your whole self to work and being who you are. It’s also about having the resources you need to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Both of these are major commitments at BNP Paribas.
At BNP Paribas, developing your skills is as important to us as it is to you. And the skills you learn with us will help you through the rest of your working life.