We are looking for

Vice President - Change & Solutions Americas

Apply REF: COR001827

About BNP Paribas:

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 72 countries, with more than 202,600 employees, of which almost 155,000 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 realize 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 European 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.


Business Overview:

The Change & Solutions Americas organization works closely with BNPP’s executive management and senior leadership to design and implement high-level, strategically important projects, and shape the development of the Bank in the region (US, Canada, and Latin America). The team delivers value across the CIB Americas and Bank of the West platforms through an integrated and agile approach with deep international interconnectivity across departments, and a strong focus on servicing internal clients.

Change & Solutions Americas delivers change-the-bank initiatives including strategic planning, business development, operating model transformation, process reengineering, and advanced analytics (i.e., Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning). These initiatives cover the full change management value chain from strategy to implementation.

The organization provides its employees with the high-intensity, high-impact training of top-tier consulting firms combined with access to the resources of a premier global investment bank. Our staffing model provides significant independence, international exposure, and opportunity for innovation, allowing you to develop both technical and soft skills. You will be afforded significant autonomy at an early stage and will have the opportunity to work on critical projects directly with senior and executive management. Your work will play a significant role in influencing the future of the Bank.

The team is highly collaborative internally and with clients across the Bank. Engagements can span multiple business lines, functions, and/or regions within various BNP Paribas entities enabling employees to build a strong network upon which to build their career.

Candidate Success Factors:

Candidates will be measured on the following four performance drivers which will dictate how individual impact is considered on the Americas platform:

  • Results and Impact
  • Leadership and Collaboration
  • Client, Customer and Stakeholder Focus
  • Compliance Culture and Conduct


Project management and thought leadership

  • Independently drive project delivery day-to-day. Manage day-to-day stakeholder relationships and deliverables under the periodic direction of a Director
  • Develop and apply strategic thinking and content knowledge. Apply appropriate problem solving structures to projects (e.g., market entry/analysis, multi-year strategy, process efficiency, target operating model, remediation)
  • Stimulate creative problem solving for clients and project team based on the above structures
  • Maintain familiarity with financial services sector best practices and trends via desk research, ongoing training, etc.s

Client leadership

  • Develop advisory relationships with senior management (C-Suite, MDs) across BNP Paribas' Americas region
  • With a Director, scope, staff, and launch new projects in alignment with emerging client needs
  • Effectively influence key stakeholder involvement and decision making on projects

Team leadership

  • Manage and motivate teams of Assistant Vice Presidents and Analysts
  • Maintain strong personal mentorship and guidance relationships with junior team members from diverse backgrounds (during, and outside of, project delivery)

Minimum required qualifications:

  • 7+ years of relevant experience with a top-tier management consulting firm or a relevant internal consulting / corporate strategy team, with active leadership experience
  • Experience in and / or significant exposure to the financial services industry

Required Competencies:

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to respect deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and work collaboratively within a team
  • Industry knowledge
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • A keen intellectual curiosity and sense of drive

Preferred qualifications:

Education and Work:

  • MBA or an advanced degree from a top-tier program preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to take on leadership roles on critical projects while providing highest quality results to senior clients
  • Proven record of working with and presenting to senior management
  • Foreign language fluency preferred
  • International experience preferred


FINRA Registrations Required:

  • N/A

BNP Paribas is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, citizenship, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status.

Primary Location: US-NY-New YorkJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: MISCELLANEOUSEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 7 yearsSchedule: Full-time Reference: COR001827