Project Management Quality & Support Officer
Standard / Permanent
OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY TRANSFORMATION AND BUSINESS ANALYSIS
BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 192,000 employees – including more than 146,000 in Europe and over 4,000 in Portugal alone.
BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, BNP Paribas has several entities operating directly in this territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.
Worldwide, 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, corporate and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.
Global Markets – DRIVE is at the heart of Global Markets (GM) and Asset/Liability Mgt & Treasury (ALMT), contributing to alignment between Front Office and Functions, playing the role of the architects (end-to-end) of the Global Markets / ALMT Value Chain.
Within DRIVE, the Project Implementation practice hosts the Project Leads for vertical (front-office to accounting) or transversal (across several FO business lines or users groups or locations/entities) projects, especially for their implementation phase, ensuring that Governance, Transparency and Traceability are implemented for any project.
The DRIVE Project Implementation covers GM and ALMT business lines globally. The DRIVE PMO covers all projects managed by DRIVE PM.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage and facilitating the portfolio management process
Capture project requests and ensure each request has sufficient information to assess the project
Keep an up-to-date repository of projects
Help in managing PM resource capacity to assess resource availability for new projects
Ensure that flagship projects managed by DRIVE PM are setup in Clarity
Control that Clarity setup follows evolving project management standard set out by GM and CIB PMO
Promote standards project’s management practices
Communicate on GM/CIB/DRIVE project management standard principles
Communicate and promote the use of standard templates
Ensure that Project Management standards are followed
Perform regular assessment of projects to ensure standards project’s management practices are followed by Project Managers
Gathering of project data and production of information for management review
Track the status of all projects based on updates from the PMs
Standardise the way this information is compiled and reported to management, according to management needs
Build projects’ dashboard to provide a clear way to keep track of the status of projects’ portfolio
Be a source of guidance and advice for Project Managers
Provide guidance and coaching to novice project managers or new project managers who need to understand how the organisation runs projects.
Maintain documentation of principles, standard and templates which are supporting Project Implementation
Knowledge of portfolio and project methodology
Good knowledge of the Clarity application is a plus
Good knowledge of MS Office suite, especially PowerPoint
Organised and delivery-focused
Great attention to details, precise and tidy
Clear, concise, to-the-point communication
Self-driven, comfortable operating with a large level of autonomy
Proactive, propose initiatives to improve quality and prevent risks / issues
Ability to work well under short deadlines at times
Solid work ethic and high level of motivation
Enthusiastic and positive attitude
Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.
In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.
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