GM APAC Non-Financial Risks Officer (FTC – 3 Months)

Employment contract:

Standard / Permanent


Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan





Position Purpose

The Chief Conduct and Control Office (“CIB CCCO”) is a transversal team within CIB that is responsible for overseeing the main risks and controls, while ensuring the integrity and the sustainable development in CIB’s portfolio of activities. CIB CCCO has a global mandate across all platforms, with teams located in Americas, EMEA and APAC. 

Within the CCCO department, the GM Operational Permanent Control & TAC/NAC  Coordination team (“GM OPC”) serves as subject matter expert on the Front Office (‘FO’) supervision structure, operational risks’ assessment, controls and governance. Sitting with the business and acting as the first line of defense (“1LOD”), GM OPC partners closely with FO senior management, COO, Compliance, IT & Operations and other control functions to strengthen GM operational processes. In particular, GM OPC in APAC is aiming to deliver:
1. Protection: continuous advisory to FO as well as ad-hoc awareness & training sessions dedicated to 1LoD 
2. Prevention & Risk Assessment: assessment, monitoring of the front-to-end control plan as well as definition of risk mitigation’s action plan in collaboration with the support functions
3. Supervision: Governance structure with regular supervision forums with heads of business lines

*TAC/NAC refers to “exceptional Transaction Approval Committee / New Activity Committee”


Direct Responsibilities

The successful candidate will advise the business lines on Operational Risk Management, promote best practices, contribute to the delivery of an effective & efficient internal control framework, and support business development initiatives while ensuring adequate governance as required by Regulators. The GM OPC Officer will contribute to the three following permanent control streams: 

1. Protection 

  • Strengthen FO to End control set up through the declaration, investigation, analysis of operational risk incidents
  • Contribute to determine risk reduction actions & coordinate ad-hoc global remediation plans
  • Drive the Métier in the answer, follow  up and closure of any internal or external recommendation
  • Materialize, maintain & improve the FO control plan 

2. Prevention / Risk Assessment 

  • Develop and manage operational risk monitoring measures and reporting (e.g. KRI, Risk Control Self-Assessment (‘RCSA’) including Conduct.
  • Contribution to the rationalization, cleaning, efficiency of controls while reducing risks
  • Conduct training and awareness sessions aiming to strengthen a risk mitigation culture. 

3. Supervision

  • Validation process: Coordinate the internal validation of exceptional transactions, new activities, proprietary custom index or automated trading strategies; Provide advisory to FO and Functions on operational risk assessment throughout the validation process. Ensure adherence to the relevant policies & proper implementation of actions points.
  • Coordinate and contribute to the internal control Governance forums and provide advisory on operational risk governance. 

The GM OPC Officer makes sure he/she complies with BNP Paribas Group and CIB methodologies, tools, standards, and Code of Conduct.

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

  • Proven relevant operational risk methodology, internal control, business risk, internal audit or Front Office experience
  • Good general knowledge of trading activities and Front-to-Back processes is a must and supporting processes.
  • Strong communication skills in written and spoken English (additional language skills is appreciated)
  • Demonstrate ability to identify key risk and contribute to the control framework for a wide variety of situations with the ability to act autonomously;
  • Demonstrate ability to form and articulate an informed position through structured thinking, problem solving and prioritisation, 
  • Stakeholder management and influencing skills
  • Familiarity with the regulatory landscape in JAPAN
  • High Ethical standard 


As the leading European Union bank, and one of the world’s largest financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence in the region since 1860, BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financial services for corporate, institutional and private investors spanning corporate and institutional banking, wealth management, asset management and insurance. 

We passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and encourage applicants of all backgrounds, including diversity of origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion applicants who may be living with a disability. We have a number of internal employee networks in place to empower our staff to act and challenge the status quo.

BNP Paribas PRIDE is highly active in favour of the LGBTQIA+ community
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BNP is committed to financing a carbon-neutral economy by 2050. The Group is a founding member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and has set up its own Low Carbon Transition Group to support its clients through their energy transitions.

More information 
BNP Paribas – Diversity & Inclusion Journey 
BNP Paribas – The Bank Of Green Changes 

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