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CIB Portugal Solutions – Senior Project Manager

Contract

Standard / Permanent

Location

PT-11-Lisbon

Country

Portugal

Job function

OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY TRANSFORMATION AND BUSINESS ANALYSIS

Apply REF: 1711CHM0208

BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) is a leading European investment bank with global leadership in many of our businesses. We are part of the BNP Paribas Group, a financial institution with solid foundations and a proven ability to adapt to change. BNP Paribas CIB, with nearly 28,000 employees in over 50 countries, can offer you an exciting and truly global start to your career, a career where you, your ideas and your development matter.

 
Project Management Teams:
 
In a changing world, a global Group such as BNP Paribas is forced to constantly adapt. To face this context of rapid transformation, CIB Portugal Solutions decided to develop permanent teams for project management. The goal of these teams is to support and ensure the successful implementation of its transformation projects, the execution of the transformation roadmap and follow up on the strategic programme.
 
We are searching for someone who has a proven track-record as a Project Manager and who is eager to work and learn about Corporate and Institutional Banking. Both positions may require travelling abroad in business or for training purposes.
 
Senior Project Managers
 
Project managers are expected to integrate and strengthen the CIB Portugal Solutions Project Teams to help on structuring, coordination, supervision and project management. As such their mission is to facilitate and ensure the success of transformation projects, whilst striving for the continuous improvement of their team’s project management methodologies and related tools.
 
All successful candidates will benefit from several training opportunities and team interactions that will provide them with the required banking know-how to allow them to drive transformation into the core of BNP Paribas.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES: as a Senior Project Manager you will advise or manage end-to-end projects, ensuring the key outcomes are delivered:
  • Provide methodological / expertise support to deliver the ongoing initiative
  • Bring top down perspective and escalate any transversal issues
  • Prioritize / accelerate and secure delivery of projects’ streams and tasks
  • Propose meaningful governance, onboard key stakeholders and coordinate their contribution
  • Foster positive change environment across clients’ teams
     
A Senior Project Manager is expected to work on projects related with:
  • The implementation of new client’s routes
  • New ways of working
  • Leveraging on data for clients service improvement
  • Adaptability of information systems
  • Improvement of operational systems
 
REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • Education, Qualifications and Training:  Business School or Engineering School (Preferential)
     
  • Business experience:
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in project management required
    • Previous experience in an investment banking and/or strategy consulting will be appreciated
       
  • Work Based Competencies:
    • Mastery of project management methodologies and tools
    • Excellent command of English (writing and speaking (fluent in French is a plus)
    • Proficient command of MS tools
    • Strong written, presentation and verbal communication
    • Highly organized: able to multi-task (i.e. work on several initiatives at same time)
    • Ability to think strategically and step back to have perspective view on our business
    • Ability to simplify complex information in a clearly organized, appropriate and visually interesting manner
    • Strong attention to detail: needs to be the “go-to person” for project progress, task status, budget (forecasts/actuals), milestones, resources plans and schedules
       
  • Behavioural Competences:
    • Able to take on the Facilitator role, mobilizing project contributors with ease
    • Client service mind-set: able to understand client’s thoughts and feelings and to put internal client / project needs in front of everything else
    • Energetic, proactive, determined, drives change, positive, goal focused and consistent
    • Seek to achieve the objectives set within the defined timeframe, by acting with tenacity, and by balancing costs and profits
    • Create an open and supportive atmosphere, encouraging others to express themselves
    • Capable of delivering impactful presentations to the internal client, adopting a communication style which is open, critical and constructive (ability to independently interact with senior management)
    • Proven emotional and situational intelligence to influence positively clients towards change
    • Provide honest and independent advice
    • Act with discretion, privacy, respecting confidentiality
Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.
 
BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

 

Primary Location: PT-11-Lisbon Job Type: Standard / Permanent Job: OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY TRANSFORMATION AND BUSINESS ANALYSIS Education Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (3 years) Experience Level: At least 3 years Schedule: Full-time
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