Transformation and Governance Vice President

Employment contract:

Standard / Permanent


Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico





About BNP Paribas Group

. BNP and Paribas merged in 2000 to create BNP Paribas. BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financial and advisory services to its clients including large corporates, public institutions and financial institutions. BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in over 70 countries, with more than 180,000 employees, including more than 140,000 in Europe. The Group has three operating divisions: Commercial, Personal Banking & Services (CPBS), Investment & Protection Services (IPS) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, Corporate and Institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg). BNP Paribas enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.

About BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking (

Fully integrated in the BNP Paribas Group, BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) is a leading provider of solutions framed in three business lines: Global Markets, Securities Services and Global Banking all offered to two client franchises: corporates and institutional, and operates across EMEA (Europe Middle East Africa), APAC (Asia Pacific) and the Americas. The bank is a global leader in Debt Capital Markets and Derivatives. It is a top European house in Equity Capital Markets and it has leading franchises in Specialized Financing. In Securities Services, it is a top five House worldwide: it provides multi asset, post trade and asset servicing solutions for institutional participants in the investment cycle, from the buy-side and sell-side to corporates and issuers. BNP Paribas CIB strives to service the global economy by providing solutions to its clients in financing (ECM, DCM, specialized financing), flow banking (trade finance and cash management), financial advisory (M&A, project finance), global markets (interest rates, credit, foreign exchange, equity derivatives), risk management, and securities services.


About BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking in Mexico

BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking has had a representation office in Mexico since 1966. Since then BNP Paribas has played an important role in financing Mexico’s development into the 21st century. BNP Paribas was one of the founders of Banco Nacional de Mexico (Banamex), one of Mexico’s largest banks, at the end of the 19th century, and stayed as a minority shareholder until the nationalization of the banking system in 1982. BNP was first established in Mexico more than half a century ago also acting as an important shareholder in Banco del Atlántico until 1982

BNP Paribas Mexico is expanding and has started operating in 2021 a full-fledged Mexican bank to better serve its clients through local operations performing local and global markets activities. Operations out of BNP Paribas Mexico include in particular trading and market making activities on interest rate derivatives, forex (spot and forward), bonds, repos and reverse repos on MBonos, UDI and Bonos. The coverage activities focusing on Mexican corporate and institutional clients will remain and expand.



BNP Paribas CIB Mexico COO Office – Transformation and Governance Vice President (“T&G VP”)

Job Positioning and Description


COO Office


CIB Mexico Chief Operating Officer (COO)




All CIB business lines and Functions, entities and establishments present in Mexico



Key responsibilities in relation with CIB Mexico (all CIB entities):

Strict compliance with the BNP Paribas Code of Conduct: Display an exemplary behaviour aligned with the Mission, Values and Rules of Conduct covering all 7 angles: customers’ interests, financial security, market integrity, professional ethics, respect for colleagues, group protection and involvement with society.

Support CIB Mexico COO, by having a broad view of his/her priorities, both strategic and functional, and serving as an integrator of work streams. The T&G VP will facilitate the link between the COO and the broader organization.

The T&G VP will support the COO in it’s Territory Management mandate by coordinating project teams, linking local and regional domains, ensuring all transformation initiatives and its progress are well visible to Senior Management allowing their proper steering.  The T&G VP is, accordingly, a key coordination member of the “Project Validation Committee”. On top of this coordination role, the T&G VP ensures consistency between the Bank’s strategy and local teams’ priorities. Additionally, the T&G VP will aid the COO on its responsibilities as, Head of ITO and CCCO, providing support and coordination, supporting the BaU of the Senior Committees (those where the COO is Chairman or committees positioned as transversal/strategic) serving as secretary or key contributor, while coordinating with other Committee’s Secretaries (e.g. Transversal Operational or Domain Operational committees) ensuring adequate motion of those and reaching key deliverables.

The T&G VP role embodies predominantly a support area to the Chief Operating Officer, managing end-to-end projects, coordinating audit activities within the scope of the COO Functions, and providing support to ensure adequate motion of the Corporate Governance defined and structured by Senior Management and supporting the Chief Operating Officer in BaU matters.



Main Responsibilites


Serve as Secretary of Functions strategic committees within the scope of the Chief Operating Officer, and coordinate key meetings around operational strategy. Mexico OpCo Secretary role includes coordinating meeting scheduling and updates, producing main presentation, sending minutes and following up on action items with owners

Governance support

Provide strategy support, supporting a link between the Bank’s operational strategy, adaptation of the operating model and how local teams work

Transformation &

BaU support


Operational Strategy: Definition, Implementation and Review


Help define a strategic vision and roadmap on all Operating domains: 1LoD to 3LoD

Transformation and Adaptation

Help define a detailed medium and long term strategic operating plan, applied to all the métiers (when needed/ensuring no overlap with metiers’ operating officers) and functions

Help for the operational implementation of the defined operational strategy

Monitor, review (and reassess if needed) the operational strategy


Expense monitoring and business management control: Mexico Office’s Performance Monitoring, in strict coordination with CIB Finance Mexico


HC, project expenses and general budgetary tracking (by provider, cost centre, cluster)

Governance support

Performance analytics

Business intelligence

Reporting and communication on those metrics

Help organizing the semi-annual budget and forecast exercises

Support the links with the wider ITO, Finance and Central Functions community in discussing and coordinating the Territory’s expenses budget


Committees and Forums


Assist in the definition of a clear Committees and Forums governance

Governance support

Help organize those Committees and Forums

Participate in those Committees and Forums

Monitor and follow up on Committees and Forums key takeaways

Serve as secretary of CIB Mexico Operating Committee (OpCo), including coordinating meeting scheduling and updates, producing main presentation, sending minutes and following up on action items with owners. Serve as Secretary of other management committees as required.


Day-to-day Support


Provide ad-hoc analysis to facilitate decision-making

BaU support

Mediation with functions and métiers on key topics (operating strategy, operational set up, etc.), ensuring there is no duplication/overlap with other operational and support functions.

Provide support in the oversight of Outsourcing management by having continuous interactions with the Outsourcing Coordinator and ensuring the effectiveness of Outsourcing Management Committee (OMC) meetings and action items

Coordinate regional reporting on behalf of the COO and alignment, coordination of COO Management Forums, Town Halls, Communications etc.

Identify opportunities in process areas, challenging team members to always look for most efficient ways to deliver, leading conversations between teams, and encouraging and facilitating collaboration


Projects and other


In strict coordination with other PMO ensuring efficiencies (no overlapping) serve as Project Manager of CIB Mexico wide projects excluding Information Technology domain (coordination of information from SME and project project experts, locally and regionally for process adaptation, corporate reorganization and medium to large developments) for change-related initiatives; support teams with tools and methodology to properly manage their projects

Transformation, Adaptation and Projects

Provide support for specific key projects

Ensure constant follow-up on project deliverables from workstreams

Key contributor to project sizing phase (budget, resources, etc..) rigorous tracking of projects budgets and financials

Resolve issues and blocking points that do not require escalation

Coordinate with PMO & escalate issues to COO when required

Support the definition and framing of projects (objectives, governance, roadmaps, deliverables)

Provide support and coordination for COO N-1 management in planning, designing, executing, monitoring and controlling project tasks

Secretary to the Mexico Project Validation Committee, ensuring proper coordination of all project teams contributing to the Committee, in Mexico and abroad.

Competences and Experience


·       6 or more years of experience in a business management, strategy consulting or project management

·       Experience in organizing and directing multiple teams and departments

·       Experience in planning and leading strategic initiatives

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills – proficient with MS PowerPoint and clean/executive deliverables and working documents.

·       Proven success in a project coordination role, with strong project-reporting skills

·       Nimble business mind, focused on developing creative solutions

·       Proven change agent


Candidate Success Factors:

Candidates are measured on the following four performance drivers, which will dictate how individual impact is considered on the Americas platform:

  • Results and Impact
    • Able to influence peers and team.
    • Demonstrates good judgement when making decisions of high complexity and impact.
    • Exercise appropriate autonomy in the execution and delivery of work.
    • Responsible for driving outcomes, which have meaningful effect on team or department.
  • Leadership and Collaboration:
    • Creates trust with colleagues.
    • Acts in leadership capacity for projects, processes, or programs.
  • Client, Customer and Stakeholder Focus:
    • Service attitude
    • Able to build relationships with a mix of colleagues and clients.
    • Interacts regularly with management and department leaders.
    • Demonstrates the ability to influence stakeholders at the team level.
  • Compliance Culture and Conduct:
    • Takes full responsibility for personal actions and demonstrates courage in facing problems and conflicts.
    • Perceived as a person of high moral character; upholds corporate values and displays high ethical standards.




Skills matrix – requirements for the position



Not required






Ability to collaborate/team work

Decision making



Personal Impact/ability to influence

Attention to detail/rigor



Organizational skills





Ability to deliver / results driven


Active listening



Communication skills (oral/written)


Client focused



Ability to pass  on knowledge


Critical Thinking



Ability to synthetize/simplify


Creativity/innovation/problem solving








Understand, explain and support change


Analytical ability



Project management


Process development/adaptation


Business anticipation/strategic evolution

Ability to inspire others


Develop others/improve their skills


Networking development/leverage



Ability to setup relevant performance indicators


Ability to manage/facilitate committee, seminar, training.



Ability to conduct a negotiation


Ability to embody diversity, equity and inclusion


Customer development/relationships

Internal Audit




Organisation and strategy



Digital knowledge and innovation


Financial Markets


Client and regional knowledge


Investment & Wholesale Banking



Finance & Budgeting




Finance/tax knowledge



Financial/performance analysis

Rules and norms



Budget steering

Regulatory reporting


Brand & Communication knowledge




Editorial content

Event/Seminar organisation


Community Management

Brand Image


Social Media/Media management

Communication support


Compliance knowledge




Financial Security

Market integrity


Know your client

Protection of Interests of clients



Professional Ethics

Regulatory Banking Organisation


Risk Management











Law and regulations




Corporate/labour law



Litigation and dispute

Tax law


Information Technology





IT Business and testing

IT Infrastructure


IT Production and operation



IT Development

IT Risk and Cybersecurity


Facilities and services




Operational management

Archiving and general services


Purchases, supply, provider relations

Security & safety


Operations and processes:




Transaction processing/data capture

Fund Accounting/asset services


Middle office operations

Middle office operations


Human resources




Contractual and Payroll

Employee relations


Health and wellness

Assessment and evaluation


Compensation and benefits

Learning and development






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