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Program Manager / Program Governance - Risk Banking Sector


Standard / Permanent



Job function




About BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas has a presence in 75 countries with more than 180,000 employees, including 140,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its two core activities: Retail Banking & Services (comprised of Domestic Markets and International Financial Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin 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 and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.



The IT IHC Risk Team is part of the Information Technology Group which works simultaneously on a wide range of projects arising from business, strategic initiatives, regulatory changes and reengineering of existing applications to improve functionality and efficiency.


The Intermediate Holding Company ("IHC") program structured at the U.S. level across poles of activities of BNP Paribas provides guidance, supports the analysis, impact assessment and drives adjustments of the U.S. platform’s operating model due to the drastic changes introduced by the Enhanced Prudential Standards ("EPS") for Foreign Banking Organizations ("FBOs") finalized by the Federal Reserve in February 2014, implementing Section 165 of U.S. Dodd-Frank Act.


We are recruiting a Senior Program Manager (Program Governance ) candidate to join the IHC Risk IT Perimeter and will be responsible for program communication and governance activities.




  • Work with development/delivery teams across IHC Group throughout system implementation and delivery to ensure all communication is streamlined and transversal teams have appropriate transparency to teams delivery statusPro-actively communicate and collaborate with business clients to stake holders. Insure all program communicate is performed on timely basis
  • Act as the first line of contact to interface with Global Risk Management and Global Finance business users.
  • Collaborate with Risk, Finance, IHC IT Transversal teams on all program topics including RAG status, Status communication etc. 
  • Accountable for preparation of Statement of Works reviews
  • Accountable for resource management and resource planing including ownership of groups budget and forecast activtiies.









  • General experience working within Risk and Finance in at a program management and governance capacity. 
  • Strong understanding of SDLC and Program Governance Topics 
  • Knowledge of resource onboarding and program effort forecasting 
  • Ability to work autonomously or as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely to sort out issue under time constraint.
  • Excellent English oral and written skills. Working knowledge of French is a plus.



  • Advanced computer skills, particularly MS Office (MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Working knowledge in accounting terminology.



  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team.
  • Comfortable working across geographically disbursed teams with management in different location
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely to close issues under time constraint.
  • Excellent English oral and written skills. Working knowledge of French is a plus.
  • Ability to lead a metrics teams and influence across peer groups




A recruitment policy that promotes equity and diversity:

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.

We pride ourselves in applying non-discrimination rules to all our recruitments.