Vice President Program/ Project Manager (Emerging Technologies)


: $205,500.00 - $205,500.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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About BNP Paribas: BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries, with more than 192,000 employees, including more than 146,000 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 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) 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. Business Overview: DRIVE Americas is a solutions oriented department with a core expertise in managing and delivering transversal and transformative projects across the territory. Under the remit of DRIVE Americas, a sub-team is being established with a primary focus on digital projects. Digital projects are identified as emerging technologies which are disrupting and transforming business and operations. This includes, but is not limited to Artificial Intelligence, Distributed Ledger Technologies (Blockchain) and Robotics. Responsibilities: Manage Digital Projects: Manage and spearhead the assigned Projects from Mid to Large Scale initiatives. Build a structured framework which provides transparency to digital projects in the Americas. Ensure that all projects adhere to the Group Policies and Procedure - including proper Project Governance and reporting. Identify the dependencies and business issues to be resolved. Identify and obtain the buy-in from the Primary Project Stakeholders and Sponsor. Drive the delivery effort by maintaining project lists, organizing follow up meetings, creating and distributing meeting minutes. Ensure clear communication of goals, budget, risks, efforts involved, as well as on the progress of the project. Partner closely with all functions - Front office, Operations, Finance, IT, Compliance, Legal, Risk etc. to ensure successful delivery of business driven project objectives. Manage situations of conflict and constraints to ensure the success of the project. Contribute to the building of maximum efficiency within the Firm: Analyze the current procedures and make change proposals to improve productivity, efficiency and risk control. Work closely with the internal stakeholders to properly measure the impact of new systems/processes on the staff's workload and determine the new staffing requirements where applicable. Contribute to the successful implementation of new systems: Work with various users to clearly identify business requirements - from Front Office to Finance. Collaborate with IT to ensure that the system functionalities meet the user requirements. Propose procedural changes to take advantage of the new system functionalities. Facilitate the planning between IT and users to ensure all phases of the project are on track and that the appropriate level of testing is carried out. Minimum Required Qualifications Deal with the ambiguity of emerging technologies and the ability to articulate the business value. Communicate well with both technical and non-technical teams to drive digital projects. Demonstrated success working with SMEs and translating their technical requirements. Process and risk awareness is a key criteria for this position. Working knowledge of project management concepts. Documentation experience is essential (business requirements, process flows, procedures, GAP analysis). Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and shift gears between various topics during the project life cycle Must have experience managing a mid to large-scale project and a variety of projects at the same time. Must have a good understanding of the project life cycle and what each phase implies. Must have worked extensively with IT collaborators and experience with working with IT in regards to project costing, testing and release management. Preferred Qualifications: Proven ability to adapt and learn new processes quickly. IT Consulting/Management experience with Transformation experience is an advantage. Financial industry knowledge and experience is an advantage. Demonstrates proficiency in MS Project, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. FINRA Registrations Required: Not Applicable BNP Paribas is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, citizenship, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status. BNPPRSR Primary Location: US-NY-New York Job Type: Standard / Permanent Job: MISCELLANEOUS Education Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (3 years) Experience Level: At least 3 years Schedule: Full-time BNP Paribas has been present in the United States since the late 1800s and currently has over 16,000 employees in North America. The region is a key hub for the Banks global network of 73 countries and 196,000 employees. BNP Paribas offers its clients a full range of services from investment and retail banking to asset management services. In the United States, the two core businesses of BNP Paribas mirror the Banks global organization: Corporate & Institutional Banking and Retail Banking & Services (comprised of Domestic Markets and International Financial Services). Corporate & Institutional Banking provides capital markets, securities services, financing, treasury and advisory solutions. The Banks services are provided via four core business lines: Global Markets, Securities Services, Financing Solutions and Advisory. Clients are at the core of all of BNP Paribas services, and through developing and managing long-term relationships, our dedicated Coverage teams focus on enabling the Bank to provide integrated services to clients across a comprehensive range of products. Retail Banking in the US includes both branch networks and a range of other specialized financial services. Bank of the West serves more than 2 million household and business accounts through over 535 retail branch locations and dozens of commercial banking offices in 23 states. We also offer integrated investment services available from BNP Paribas for private and institutional investors, including Asset Management and Real Estate services through Transwestern.
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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