Operational Risk Intern

Employment contract:

Standard / Permanent


Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal





About the job

  • The Operational Risk Profile Analysis & Capital (ORPAC) team is part of the RISK function within BNP Paribas Group. It has a key role to play in the development of a strong risk management framework for the bank
  • The ORPAC team is in charge of servicing RISK managers, Senior Management of the Bank (Group CRO, General management, Board) and also Regulators (ECB, EBA, ACPR, among others), focusing on offering value-added analyses on operational risk, meant to monitor and alert on the evolution of the operational risk profile of the bank

Your Main Activities Are

  • Develop operational risk related reports and analyze the evolution of operational risk profile at Group level, Pole level, Business Lines level and regional level
  • Contribute to the Group regulatory reports/requests concerning operational risk losses
  • Develop an efficient, consistent, and agile analysis framework for operational risk, considering new innovative technologies
  • Discover a transversal, data-driven and dynamic place for Risk Management
  • Interact with various stakeholders in Portugal, Europe, and other Regions
  • Help in the analysis of Operational risk in relation with different stakeholders
  • Develop your analytical and data skills working with data visualization tool
  • Know better the Bank, its environment, and the strategic initiatives, by implementing and sharing innovative solutions, driving new initiatives, or participating in existing projects

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Masters Degree in Finance / Economics and/or Accounting                
  • Advanced level of English, both written and oral
  • Adaptability
  • Communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to collaborate / teamwork
  • Resilience
  • Analytical ability


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.


To find out more on why you should join BNP Paribas visit https://bnpp.lk/why-BNP-Paribas-Portugal


* 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.