IT Strategy Project Management Officer

Employment contract:

Standard / Permanent


Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal





About the job


·         CIB IT has deployed a new TOM with the following objectives and in alignment to Group initiatives:

o   IT Governance simplification:

§  Streamline the governance and reporting framework across:  i) Business / IT  ii) Entity, CIB ITO, Cluster and Group, iii) External Regulators / Audit

§  Strengthen oversight of IT Performance, Quality and Risk through the consistent adoption of the simplified framework

o   IT Management agility:

§  Clearly separate IT animation/strategy committees (e.g. CIB IT ExCo) from regulatory mandated IT governance committees (e.g. CIB IT OPCO)

§  Adoption of ITG v6 procedures, rules and requirements & PMS & GTS KPIs


·         With the deployment of the CIB TOM and leveraging the existing organisation managed under 10 IT domains, the IT Strategy & Governance domain has the functional role to define the framework, develop and operate the annual CIB IT strategy management procedure with Entities, Regions and Transversal functions across CIB IT, ITO and liaise with IT Group

·         As such CIB IT Strategy & Governance domain is looking for a Project Management Officer to join the team and assist in 1) updating the CIB IT 2025 IT strategy, including IT entities, Regions and Transversal functions, 2) participating for the draft the L3 Procedure(s), 3) Assist IT entities to conform and formulate to the IT Group CSSI* requirements, and 4) Monitor and report progress on CIB IT Strategy and Entities CSSI


Your Main Activities Are


·         The primary responsibility of PMOs is to handle the support for project management thereby providing the necessary support for the decision-making process to all stakeholders

·         Drive and coordinate CIB IT Strategic Plan and Roadmap in accordance with the overall Group IT and CIB ITO Strategy, and in the context of the business-aligned strategies and objectives of CIB IT Entities, Regions and CIB IT Transversal clusters

·         Monitor and where relevant steer the Entity CSSI (Comite strategique des systemes d’informations) topics to ensure alignment and optimisation of transversal IT strategy

·         To be familiar at Entity level with key strategic initiatives and programs and their implementation at CIB level

·         Play an advisory role (alerts, risks and recommendations) for project, portfolio, program or senior manager

·         Guarantee reliable and commented reporting with the necessary alerts and recommendations. Ensure compliance with guidelines and regulations

·         Provide decision-making support to all actors involved


Profile and Skills to Success

·         Academic background in Management and/or Information Technology

·         At least 5 years of experience in Technology and Project Management within the financial industry

·         Ability to manage a project – planning and forecasting, task management, meeting facilitation

·         Proficient in MS tools (excel, powerpoint, word)

·         Attention to detail/rigor

·         Communication skills – oral & written

·         Fluency in English, written and spoken




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 clients.

· 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.