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ID: #13175     Date: 12/07/17

Location England, London
Company BNP Paribas
Salary by agreement
Job type Permanent
Sector(s): Banking jobs
BNP Paribas

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills – ability to think outside the box
  • Capacity and personal interest to deal with novelty – managing novelty is in the DNA of the team
  • Strong written & verbal communication and reporting skills
  • Ability to interact appropriately with a variety of stakeholders including technical, business and senior management
  • Strong team working and interpersonal skills
  • Technical business / transaction structure knowledge of one of the global markets or prime brokerage areas

A plus:

  • Previous exposure and knowledge of Front Office to Finance processing chains in a global markets environment
  • Proven experience in a change management role
  • Proven track record in successful interactions with peers in a non-hierarchical framework


  • Organised and delivery-focused, with attention to detail
  • Comfortable operating with a strong level of autonomy in general
  • Proactive, proposing or taking own initiatives to prevent risks / issues
  • Ability to work well under pressure and take the initiative
  • Solid work ethic and high level of motivation
  • Open mind set, ability and willingness to take on and adapt to a diverse range of business topics


  • Be a role model, supporting and fostering a culture of good conduct
  • Demonstrate proactivity, transparency and accountability for identifying and managing conduct risks
  • Consider the implications of your actions on colleagues, partners and clients before making decisions, and escalate issues to your manager when unsure.

Job responsibilities

Within a global team, UK Drive BE focuses on the business lines whose value chain is predominantly hosted in London (PCM, G10 Rates, FXLM-Commodities Derivatives and Prime Solutions and Financing), but broader perimeter can be envisaged. You will :

Provide in-depth cross-functional analysis for new business initiatives

  • Based on a close relationship with Business Representatives, gather and analyse business initiatives in order to communicate and explain them effectively to each department involved;
  • Provide operational expertise to define solutions that meet / exceed the business, operations or finance requirements
  • Assess feasibility and identify the setup, along with the appropriate level of controls, from an ITO and Finance perspective to support exceptional transaction or new activities
  • Represent Operations, Finance & IT in the approval committees for exceptional transaction or new activities committees (TACNAC process)

Document business and functional requirements

  • Design and document processes for different areas and teams (FO, Ops, Finance…)
  • As appropriate, manage key projects (vertical or horizontal), bringing them to a successful conclusion (quality / cost / delay) by a close coordination of FO and ITO departments and other functions involved to achieve the objectives initially set

Minimise operational risk

  • Seek to minimise operational risk, including but not exclusively, the risk of fraud, by implementing sufficient regular controls, by measuring operational risk and taking actions to maintain it at an acceptable level
  • Consider and/or design specific operational controls in the interest of mitigating operational risk
  • Ensure appropriate escalation to management and / or Permanent Control (or compliance as appropriate) as soon as an issue remains unsolved beyond and above what can be reasonably handled within the considered remit

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Name    BNP Paribas

Phone  +44 (0) 20 7595 2000

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