Project Manager (Associate)
BNP Paribas
Montréal, QC, CA
6d ago

r : TRANS-070520-001-MAP)

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Manager of the department

MISSION AND OBJECTIVES

The Transformation team actively supports the strategic initiatives across CIB activities and functions in various capacities including high level governance oversight, advisory to project or program managers and hands on project management for transversal strategic projects.

Within this team, the Canada Transformation team is a transversal team which actively manages the portfolio of Transformation projects impacting Canada (Near / Offshoring, End-to-End / Process RE-engineering, Digital transformation).

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage Transformation Projects covering the following activities :

Process assessment of identified areas within the bank, including identification of scope, roadmap, business case and risk assessment

Work closely with sponsors, functions and all impacted teams to define best strategies and challenge them in terms of operating model, methodology, governance and planning

Organize and prepare Project and Steering Committees, including documentation and preparation of meetings

Produce project reports; request, collect, analyze, query, verify consistency and completeness and integrate weekly status reports from project work streams

Monitor projects deliverables, timeline, risks and dependencies with project managers to ensure the completeness and adequacy of deliverables

Monitor and report changes vs. initial target, analyze variances, report on actual vs. budget using available project management tools (HC & Financials tracking)

Keep updated action and issue logs, contact list, project distribution list and other registers

Ensure the end-to-end reporting of the process transformed leveraging on appropriate dashboard of activity and KPIs

Contribute to the execution of the CIB Americas digital strategy within the mandate of efficiency projects or process re-engineering under responsibility :

Through the identification of solutions to bridge gaps in system functionality aiming to reduce time and risk associated with manual manipulation (etc.

macros, data aggregation platforms, workflow tools, minor IT development)

Either directly implementing the solution or partnering with the Digital Lead or coaching operational teams to enable them to carry out the execution

Contribute to the team reporting and monitoring

TRAINING AND OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE

BA or MS in engineering, finance, business or related discipline coupled with excellent academic credentials

At least 3 years’ experience minimum as process reengineering or transformation project managerfor a company with a global footprint in a multicultural environment

Green belt certification will be a plus

Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Advanced technical skills particularly working with spreadsheets and databases

Comfort working with workflow and data analysis tools (Power BI, Alteryx, ThinkCell)

ESSENTIAL SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

Bilingual : English and French

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS

Energetic, flexible and self-motivated team player with strong organizational skills

Desire to take ownership of objectives and drive results

Agile, dynamic, with a problem-solving and analyticalmindset

Attention to details

Very strong work ethic and ability to deal with confidential information

Understanding of project management methodology through work experience or education

Demonstrable experience in managing successful projects with Lean / Six Sigma and / or other process re-engineering methodologies

Ability to go beyond existing frameworks by suggesting new ideas which are suitable for clients and / or the organization

Change management skills :

Understanding and dealing with the different steps of how people go through a change and the change process

Detecting, analyzing and measuring risks related to people, entities and activities in the organization

Strong written, presentation and verbal communication :

Ability to communicate clearly project objectives and requirements

Capacity to present results convincingly at middle and senior management level

Write sharp and straight-to-the-point executive summaries, emails

A recruitment policy that promotes equity and diversity :

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.

We pride ourselves in applying non-discrimination rules to all our recruitments.

We will only contact the candidates selected who meet the job requirements in terms of training and experience.

About BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 195,000 employees, including more than 148,000 in Europe.

The Group has key positions in its three main activities : Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) 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, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.

In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending.

BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States.

In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also 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 in Canada

In Canada, BNP Paribas is one of the dominant foreign banks in the country and is committed to building its platform even further.

Since becoming the operational hub for the Group’s activities in North America in 2013, it has grown significantly to reach more than 700 employees and is expected to continue growing in the coming years.

With the continued development of technology and financial fields, BNP Paribas Canada continues to attract experts with diverse backgrounds as well as young and ambitious talent from across the globe.

With the international mobility and capacity that very few companies can offer, BNP Paribas prides itself in providing a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow.

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