Vice President
BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Banking
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2d ago

At BNP Paribas Canada, it is our employees which make the difference... Our 75 nationalities are part of our diversity!

Do you like challenges, a structured framework, the prospect of optimizing and innovating? You are known for your originality and want a certain freedom to think while sharing your knowledge and ideas?

  • Come help us contribute to the growth of our Canadian platform!
  • You will benefit amongst other things from :

  • Access to social volunteer and recreational programs, via our many Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Opportunities for career development through active internal mobility and our innovative training program : Canada Academy
  • A brand new workspace, flexible, comfortable and easily adaptable to your needs : remote work opportunities, standing desks, innovation lab.
  • open meeting rooms and spaces


    Hiring Manager : Head of Americas Enterprise Architecture


    IT Architecture Americas is a transversal team responsible for ensuring the global alignment to the end-to-end control framework over IT decisions, process, and approvals for the Americas region.

    This team works as an extension to the Global CIB Architecture team with coordination and support from an array of architects and solution designers from various business lines (Global Markets, Corporate Banking, ALMT, BP2S, etc)


    Responsible for the CIB Functional Architecture for the Americas region in collaboration and functionally reporting to Central Architecture team in Paris

  • Contribute to the strategic evolution of the applications and technical / functional architecture landscape
  • Contribute to and align with BNPP CIB standards, norms and approaches to technology
  • Contribute to the definition and maintenance of Golden Principles to be respected within each functional layer and their interactions
  • Support and contribute to the global efforts to develop and maintain technology cartography in various perspectives
  • Review the regional inventory of applications, platforms, processes and their alignment / opportunities to the business strategy and controls
  • Contribute to standardize and industrialize the IT services provided
  • Accountable for supporting the IT and Business Functions

  • Assist management and sponsors where necessary with the choice of target architecture for strategic projects involving Front-to-Accounting .
  • Help project teams to complete the necessary documentation for the purposes of the various Architecture Committees following EAGLE methodology and group governance mandates.
  • Ensure the compatibility of accepted choices with the choices already validated in terms of standard application and functional architecture in the Business

  • Liaise with Global team to express regional needs, constraints and risks related to technology architecture
  • Consulted for the Architecture communications plan

  • Contribute to the promotion of architecture requirements for projects to ensure their compliance with the CIB Functional and Data standards and BNP Group Standards
  • Contribute to the Technical Architecture communication strategy and various operating committees (OpCos)
  • Informed of new technology setup

  • Technology, platforms and Infrastructure directives, strategies and roadmaps globally for respective functions areas
  • New policies, procedures and changes to compliancy at Global Level

    Training and occupational experience

  • A Bachelor's degree from accredited university
  • 10+ years relevant experience including 5 to 8 years of experience as an EA, Functional Architect, management consultant or a functional management lead
  • 2+ years’ experience in financial institutions
  • Strong understanding and respect the rules and principles of the EA (Enterprise Architecture)
  • Strong architecture modelling and design with a knowledge of development methods and tools
  • Experience of one or more architecture methodologies such as TOGAF or Zachman
  • Excellent problem solving skills, being able to develop solutions to complex requirements
  • Ability to understand and summarize complex and / or functional / data issues
  • Ability to think and work at both a low level of detail and a high level of abstraction, with an understanding of the interactions and benefits of each.
  • Highly developed written communication skills both in document production and development of architecture models
  • Excellent presentation skills, with experience of presenting complex technology and strategy concepts to a wide range of stakeholders, understanding their views and positions and how these views will influence proposed solutions
  • Essential specific requirements

  • Deep understanding of the Capital Markets and Global Banking applications and data architectures
  • Experience with one of the big four consulting firms or equivalent in similar engagements
  • About BNP Paribas

    With more than 200,000 employees in 72 countries, the Group serves nearly 32 million individual customers and 850,000 professionals, entrepreneurs, SMEs and large companies.

    BNP Paribas is a leading bank in the euro zone and a leading international banking player.

    Did you know? In 2019, BNP Paribas named World’s Best Bank for Corporate Responsibility 2019

    About BNP Paribas in Canada

    With more than 900 employees, BNP Paribas Canada continues to attract experts from diverse fields as well as ambitious young talent from around the world.

    We are proud to offer our employees a rewarding and international workplace where they can build their professional careers by honing their skills, meeting challenges and enriching their knowledge of the financial industry.

    A recruitment policy that promotes equality and diversity :

    BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer. BNP Paribas recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and other protected status (Employment Equity Act).

    Part of BNP Paribas dedication to diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion is clearly reflected on how we believe and live diversity and inclusion all together.

    As such, one of BNP Paribas’ initiatives is hosting Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) which are focused on equality of gender, sexual orientation and learning from other cultures.

    We can assist with access to job offers for people with disabilities who may be unable to use our career site - please contact us by email canada recrutement at ca.

    bnpparibas (dot) com or by phone on 514-285-6000

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