Data Governance Analyst

Employment contract:

Standard / Permanent


Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal





About the job

  • The RISK Data Governance team is responsible for the lifecycle of data in RISK Systems, and the management of data goals, processes, and procedures. It defines and enforce a governance of data within RISK Systems.  The process results in an understanding of the quality, completeness, transforms and semantics of data
  • The mission of RISK Data Governance is met by
    • Defining, implementing and overseeing framework, policies, and information about feed and data
    • Integrating data governance processes across the RISK Systems teams
    • Animating data governance committees across RISK, including stakeholder management

Your Main Activities Are

  • RISK Systems Provides the bank with a comprehensive global markets risk system used to calculate market and counterparty risk capital figures using advanced method internal models validated by the regulator and supports the needs of users for risk analysis, risk reporting and credit granting for Financial Institutions. In particular:
    • Ensuring the accurate calculation of capital measures such as value-at-risk (VaR), stress VaR, Incremental Risk Charge (IRC), and Comprehensive Risk Measure (CRM) including the floor calculation, counterparty risk exposure capital and VaR-on-CVA for the perimeter covered by the approved internal models.
    • Ensuring the timely re-calibration of these models and performance of back-testing to support the usage of these models for the capital declaration.
    • Supporting the industrialisation of the credit granting and rating process for Financial Institutions.
    • Ensuring the accurate calculation of other critical risk measures such as credit value adjustments and fair value reserves, prudent valuation adjustments and day one profit that impact the bank’s P&L
    • Ensuring the timely provision of other risk measures such as stress testing and greeks required by users for limit monitoring, analysis and reporting.
    • Ensuring the timely delivery of other services based on market risk positions or sensitivities such as Disclosure of Interest and Initial Margin calculations.
    • Ensuring the availability of the systems to allow users to perform these critical tasks

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor degree
  • Advanced level of English, both written and oral
  • Ability to collaborate / teamwork
  • Analytical skills
  • Organisational skills


Why joining BNP Paribas?

· Leading banking institution

BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe’s banking history. It has a presence in 65 countries, with around 190 000 Employees – including more than 145 000 in Europe.

· Our presence in Portugal

Since 1985, BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 7.100 employees across several entities operating directly in the territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.

· International reach

Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its different entities, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success. BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions:

·         Retail Banking, a division that brings together all of the Group’s retail activities and specialised business lines

·         Investment & Protection Services that include specialised businesses offering a wide range of savings, investment and protection services.

·         Corporate & Institutional Banking division that offers tailored financial solutions for corporate and institutional client.

· Diversity and Inclusion commitment

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/paternity, 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.

· Commitment towards work/life balance

At BNP Paribas we care about our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work, being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and mentally. Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.

· Remote Working Conditions

At BNP Paribas, we embrace a Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities adapted to our hybrid working environment. To guarantee a comfortable and efficient working set-up, eligible employees are provided with both the office and home equipment, are entitled to an equipment allowance and can benefit from exclusive partnerships to purchase additional equipment at reduced prices.


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* 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.