Smart Sourcing Implementation Project Manager

Employment contract:



Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal





#Project Management #Risk Assessment #Nearshoring #Drive #Financial Markets

About Global Markets

  • Global Markets is BNP Paribas’ capital markets business within Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB), delivering solutions across asset classes, and industry-leading services for clients including Institutional, corporate, private banks and retail distribution networks. Our Portugal Platform (Porto and Lisbon) is a major HUB in Europe and certainly unique in the country by its size and its scope of activity, with all Front Office roles present (Trading, Sales, Research, Structuring, Quant & Engineering, Business Dev and Support, Marketing & Client Support, Risk Management, Data Analytics and Machine Learning…). We are growing fast with the ambition to become even more relevant for the worldwide activity, which presents many short and long-term opportunities

Your Main Activities Are

  • As part of your role, you will be in charge of the coordination of TPRM topics across the entity, and the management of internal outsourcing projects.:
      • Coordination of TPRM topics across the entity
        • Actively contribute to the overall governance of the Outsourcing risk management framework
        • Provide outsourcing expertise and administrative support to the Beneficiary or involved parties along the Outsourcing lifecycle
        • Contribute to the management and monitoring of outsourcing contracts and documentation
      • Project Management
        • Support he Beneficiary in the preparation and organisation of internal outsourcing projects 
        • End-to-end project management, from the risk assessment step to the implementation phase, until effective closure of the project
    • TPRM Coordination – Main point of contact on the Outsourcing risk management framework across the entity
    • TPRM Coordination – Monitoring of the internal contracts inventory and Outsourcing Arrangements Register
    • PM – Build/consolidate and maintain the project plan, effectively manage unplanned events, manage dependencies and critical path
    • PM – Interact closely with project contributors and stakeholders (Business SPOCs, Subject Matter Experts, i.e., Compliance, Tax, Legal, HR, Data Protection Office, IT Security etc.)

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Maths/ Engineering/ IT/ Science
  • Between 4 and 7 years of relevant working experience in Project management, Operational Risk, Engeneering, IT or/and Data Analytics
  • Fluency in English both oral and written (mandatory)
  • Knowledge in:
    • Risk Management
    • Organization and strategy
    • Office Pack
  • Skills
    • Ability to collaborate / Teamwork
    • Analytical Ability
    • Ability to develop and adapt a process
    • Organisational skills

About the Team

  • 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
  • As part of your role, you will join a new newly created team, sitting within the Business Management team. The team is in charge of coordinating and managing Third Party Risk Management topics (TPRM) for Global Markets, whether it is related to internal outsourcing (nearshoring and/or offshoring of activities) or external outsourcing (external providers)

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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