Assistant Manager / Manager – GM Project Management – FO Support

Employment contract:

Standard / Permanent


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





Job Description


About BNP Paribas Group:

BNP Paribas is a top-ranking bank in Europe with an international profile. It operates in 71 countries and has almost 199 000 employees. The Group ranks highly in its three core areas of activity: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail banking networks and financial services are grouped together under Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, centred on corporate and institutional clients. The Group helps all of its clients (retail, associations, businesses, SMEs, large corporates and institutional) to implement their projects by providing them with services in financing, investment, savings and protection. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas enjoys leading positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and has a solid and fast-growing network in the Asia/Pacific region.


About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24×7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 6000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.


About Businessline/Function :

BNP Paribas’ Global Markets division offers consistent client service and innovative solutions for investment, hedging and financing opportunities across asset classes and geographies, as well as cross-asset strategy and economics to help our clients make informed decisions. Global financial institutions, corporate clients, private banks and distributors trust BNP Paribas Global Markets to provide offers based on their needs. With a wide array of industry-leading services to choose from, the division offers clients a complete suite of asset classes via a fully integrated platform and is recognized globally as an industry leader.



Job Title:

Assistant Manager




Front office Support



Business Line / Function:

FO Support – Project Management

Reports to:




(if applicable)




Number of Direct Reports:


Directorship / Registration:



Position Purpose

The COO Office is one of main departments supporting the business. The main teams are Sales and Trader Assistants, Electronic Client Service, Global Data Client Analytics and Business Management. You will be part of a new team created within the Business Management team in charge of managing internal outsourcing projects (nearshoring/offshoring), from start to finish. It can be related to the set-up of new teams in Portugal or existing teams’ mandate extension. The other members of the team will be based in London and Mumbai.

You will be in charge of the end-to-end project management, from the framing of the initiatives to the risk assessment step, the implementation phase until completion/closure of the projects.

Those Projects require engaging with:

–         The On Shore Stakeholders

–         The Off and Nearshore Organization

–         The Bank’s functions or SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) that need to be involved in the validation Process



Context & Responsibilities

·       Frame the project upfront, define the most adequate governance to lead the project to success and get signoff;

·       Build/consolidate and maintain the project plan, effectively manage unplanned events, manage dependencies and critical path;

·       Drive the project contributors and stakeholders to completion, in close interaction with the Project Sponsor; ensure effective communication, continuous alignment of all contributors and timely running of governance routines;

·       Take responsibility for some of the actions (when appropriate) and analysis related to the project, without losing focus on the roadmap;

·       Perform project retrospective to leverage on experience and lessons learned for continuous improvement. The key interactions are with the project sponsor, front-office teams, , functions SPOCs / SMEs, of which Risk, Compliance, Legal and Tax.  

What we are looking for


·       Experience in a project manager role (Experienced PM level)

·       Experience in leading nearshoring programmes

·       Strong track record in successful interactions with peers in a non-hierarchical framework. 

·       Strong communication and reporting skills. 

·       Organised and delivery-focused, with attention to detail. 

·       Solid work ethic, high level of motivation and resilience. 


·       Good knowledge of Front Office Organization and products

·       Capacity to interact with senior members of the organisation

·       Good level of Autonomy

·       Experienced in working with people and stakeholder in different location and time zone

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

·       Experience in Project Management, Business Management.

·       Knowledge of BNPP systems would be a plus

·        Strong communication and reporting skills. 

·       Good Project Management Skill

·       Good Analytical Mindset

Specific Qualifications (if required)

·       Minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience working in Financial Services or Technology related Industry

·       Bachelor’s degree in IT, Finance,  Business, Technical or similar related field

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Critical thinking

Communication skills – oral & written

Attention to detail / rigor

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)


Analytical Ability

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to understand, explain and support change

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Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 5 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)