Assistant Manager - Transition & Change (Project Management)
Standard / Permanent
Job title: Assistant Manager
Department: Assets and Fund Services
Sub-department: Transitions and Change
Reports to: Manager
Based at: Chennai
Implementing & following the Transition and Change Methodology to develop a best-in-class function for the Chennai Hub in consultation with different business groups within BNP Paribas Group.
Plan and execute the transiting of functions from various BP2S locations to Chennai.
Working with the Chennai business unit to bed in the transiting process, until it runs as BAU.
Work on internal projects within Chennai to develop it into a center of excellence.
Responsibilities will include working with various project and operational teams in other BP2S locations as well as Chennai, carrying out Business Analysis, planning Project management, and IT development.
Ensuring Governance is strictly adhered to and obtaining buy-in from international locations.
Ensuring necessary project documents are signed off and captured for Audit purposes.
Participate in Quality initiatives and ensure best practices are followed and implemented.
Chair meeting with various stakeholders (internal and external) to update progress on projects.
Take ownership and accountability of the Transitions and Change function in Chennai.
Number of staff supervised:
2 to 3
Graduation/Post Graduation with specialization in Finance / NCFM Certified
PMP or PRINCE2 certification is strongly preferred
Total years of experience
6 to 8 years
Relevant years of experience:
Minimum 4 to 6 years
Knowledge and skills required
Very strong project management skills in transitions and change.
Should be capable of managing 3-4 simultaneous projects.
Very strong communication and senior stakeholder management skills.
Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
Solid technical understanding of the Fund Services business is expected, including strong knowledge of financial markets and trading/settlement/custodian/fund services processes.
Should have hands on experience in understanding systems and processes.
Should have headed up and managed multiple Transition projects in his/her current role and had migrated atleast 4 processes to India.
Demonstrated commitment to continuous process improvement is preferable.
Overseas experience preferable.
Job specific competencies
Complete commitment to provide professional, intelligent and timely responses to our clients’ needs and to changes in the market.
Oral: Expressing ideas effectively in individual and group situations. Adjusting communication style to match the needs of the audience.
Written: Expressing ideas clearly in all written documents. Using professional, appropriate language at all times, and adhering to the use of the BNPP Email Protocols.
Work effectively with team members to accomplish goals, Respect the needs of others and displays integrity in dealing with team members.
Continuous Improvement and adaptation
Generate creative solutions to problems, Ability to plan work ahead and to prioritize workload in an organized manner. Always looks for ways to improve services and processes.