Business Overview:

The Enterprise Data Management & Solution (EDMS) Department was created in 2015 to setup, drive and improve the way data is handled throughout the organization under the leadership of the Chief Data Officer. It is charged with providing leadership to drive the effective data risk management, compliance with relevant regulatory and legal requirements, and support business growth across the enterprise in the region.

The Data Governance function within EDM&S is responsible for setting up Enterprise Data Management Policies, Standards, and Procedures and providing oversight of the adoptions of these EDM Policies / Standards / Procedures throughout the enterprise. EDM&S will align data management with the Bank’s risk management framework to effectively manage the data risks incurred during the Bank’s business operations. Data Governance function supports the Bank’s business growth and data risk management through various data initiatives.

Candidate Success Factors:

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

  • Results and Impact
    • Able to influence peers and team.
    • Demonstrates good judgement when making decisions of high complexity and impact.
    • Exercise appropriate autonomy in the execution and delivery of work.
    • Responsible for driving outcomes, which have meaningful effect on team or department.
  • Leadership and Collaboration:
    • Creates trust with colleagues.
    • Acts in leadership capacity for projects, processes, or programs.
  • Client, Customer and Stakeholder Focus:
    • Able to build relationships with a mix of colleagues and clients.
    • Interacts regularly with management and department leaders.
    • Demonstrates the ability to influence stakeholders at the team level.
  • Compliance Culture and Conduct:
    • Takes full responsibility for personal actions and demonstrates courage in facing problems and conflicts.
    • Perceived as a person of high moral character; upholds corporate values and displays high ethical standards.


Reporting to the Head of Enterprise Data Governance, Data Governance Manager is accountable for defining and overseeing implementation of the data management policies, standards and guidelines to ensure regulatory compliance and support business needs across the BNPP’s Americas entities. Additional responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Manage the Data Governance Policies, Standards, & Procedures Team
  • Establish CUSO/IHC and the operating entities’ data management policies, standards, and procedures applicable to the CDO’s mandates
  • Define, drive, and manage the enterprise data governance implementation roadmap, including strategic priorities for the development of data management capabilities
  • Propose and gain approval of a KPIs to measure, monitor, and report the adoptions of EDM Policies and Standards by various business lines and functions
  • Analyze Data Risks assessments results and develop action plans to drive adoption and compliance of EDM Policies / Standards
  • Adopt / adapt required controls to properly manage data risks under CDO’s responsibilities
  • Define guidelines and collaborate with data stewards and broader data communities to implement required controls associated with EDM Policies & Standards
  • Establish and maintain accountability framework supporting cumulative responsibility to support attestation and certification of CUSO/IHC covered reports
  • Develop training strategy and programs for the Data Domain Community and EDM awareness and execution of Policies, Standards and Procedures
  • Participate and assist in administration of various governance committees to provide oversight on various data initiatives

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience in data governance, data management, or operational risk management required
  • 7 years of financial industry experience
  • 5 years of team management experience with performance management responsibilities
  • Financial product knowledge in capital markets, retail banking / lending, or commercial banking / lending
  • Experience in generating or support of regulatory reports such as BCBS 239, CCAR, etc a plus
  • Past legal / paralegal experience a plus
  • Key competencies: technical/professional expertise; strong communication, collaboration, and teamwork; strategic perspective and change leader; initiative and focus on results

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Not Applicable

FINRA Registrations Required:


  • Not Applicable

CFTC Swap Dealer Associated Person (if yes, NFA Swaps Proficiency Program is required):

  • Not Applicable

SEC Security-Based Swap Dealer Associated Person:

  • Not Applicable

The expected starting salary range for this position in New Jersey is between 129,000 to $160,000 annually. The actual salary may vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business line, and geographic/office location.

About BNP Paribas:

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach across the US, EMEA and APAC. It has a presence in 65 countries, with nearly 190,000 employees. In the United States, BNP Paribas has built a strong and diversified presence to support its client base. We continue to grow and strengthen our commitment to the US market through our Corporate & Institutional Banking activities. We are one of a few non-US banks to offer a full value chain for our clients, from trading to financing, and clearing and custody in the US with the international footprint and capacity to deliver both globally and locally. Leveraging the strength of our European roots, our network can support clients in virtually every region of the world, enabling more connectivity and efficiency wherever our clients conduct business. We take pride in our expertise and our ability to adapt while constantly looking ahead to create a more sustainable world.

The bank employs nearly 6,000 people and has a presence in the country since the late 1800s in major cities including New York, Jersey City, Chesterbrook, PA, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Denver and Washington, DC.  

As an international company with a global footprint, the unique cultures and viewpoints of our team members are an integral part of the fabric of BNP Paribas. We are a company with a purpose - to be a responsible and sustainable global leader. We aim to create an environment where our employees feel empowered to drive change, make an impact and be true to themselves. We employ talented individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, locally and globally, and are inspired by our employees who help us in cultivating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace through initiatives such as our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Forum and Employee Resource Group (ERG) communities. We strive to be a workplace where all team members can grow and thrive and offer robust training, development and mentoring opportunities to make that vision a reality. Our leaders are deeply committed to DEI and highly accessible to our employees, consistently soliciting feedback on how we can continue to support our employees to reach their highest potential.

BNP Paribas. The Bank for a Changing World -

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-NJ-Jersey City
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level
At least 7 years

Why should I apply?

Basically, why would you want to join BNP Paribas over any other company?


  • 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.

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