Operational Risk Manager GB EMEA – Traditional Trade & ALM-T

June 17, 2024

Operational Risk Manager GB EMEA – Traditional Trade & ALM-T

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  • Permanent
  • ES-Madrid-Madrid
  • RISK
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RISK ORM CIB TEAMS MISSIONS AND POSITIONING

“RISK ORM CIB” ­is the second line of defence for BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Bank (CIB). This department is placed under the responsibility of CIB’s Chief Risk Officer and reports functionally to the RISK Function of BNP PARIBAS Group.

RISK ORM CIB assumes the independent challenge of CIB’s Operational Risk Management Framework covering on a worldwide basis, all CIB’s activities (Global Banking, Global Markets, Securities Services, IT, Operations, ALMT, Support Functions) and all the operational risks (business risks and transversal risks such as ICT, TPRM, Data Protection…).

“RISK ORM CIB – Global Banking, CIB Functions EMEA & ALM-T” is part of RISK ORM CIB, acting as the second line of defense oversighting the risks related to CIB Global Banking activitiesCIB Support Functions and ALM-T, in EMEA region. We comply with our regulatory requirements in terms of operational risk management providing to CIB and RISK’s Senior Management a challenged consolidated view of the ORMF and contributing to the dissemination of risk management culture within CIB.

“RISK ORM Spain is part of our EMEA central governance and overseethe operational risks for Spain territory, as well as for other EMEA territories remotely (through dedicated teams).

GLOBAL ASSIGNMENT & REPORTING

  • Ensuring the coordination for the business activities under his scope of oversight at EMEA level, building a consolidated view via the implementation of appropriate governance (with the Risks Managers across EMEA, the first line of defense, other RISK colleagues…).
  • Assessing the maturity of first line of defense operational risk management system and the deployment of regulatory and Group requirements.
  • Defining and delivering an annual second line of defense controls plan enabling to form an opinion over first line of defense set up and their controls’ design / effectiveness, this can be associated with recommendations if the controls’ do not enable appropriate risks’ mitigation.
  • Challenging the identification and the analysis performed by the first line of defense over operational risks incidents, to ensure appropriate remediation actions are implemented and will enable to avoid recurrence.
  • Exceptional transactions, assessing the new risks’ exposure and the adequation of the ORMF, preparing and participating in associated validation committees.
  • Reviewing the consistency of risk scenarios proposed by first line of defense (description, hypothesis, quantification…).
  • Reviewing first line of defense’ s Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) exercise, to ensure:
    • Appropriate risks’ identification, assessment, and ranking.
    • Existence and effectiveness of the controls’ framework associated with the key risks identified.
    • Effective mitigation of major residual risks through appropriate remediation actions or risk’s acceptance.
  • Ensuring global consistency of the risks profile which should include all the risks components, this implies collecting and integrating the elements on transversal risks such as Fraud, Third party, ICT, Data protection, ESG…
  • Ensuring follow up of recommendations and remediation actions plans.
  • Organizing the ICC (Internal Control Committee) for his activity with first line of defense and contributing to the reporting over operational risks,
  • Ensuring transversality organizing sharing of information and good practices or common works with other RISK Functions, taking part to Group transversal projects.
  • Disseminate operational risk management awareness toward our first line of defense partners.


MAIN ACTIVITIES:

The Operational RISK Manager forms the second line of defense opinion over the operational risk management framework (ORMF) of the activity covered, contributes to the documentation and the monitoring of the operational risk profile, and is an active member of the governance instances for is perimeter such as “New activity / New transaction Committees”, “Internal Control Committee” …

He is precisely in charge of:

  • Ensuring the coordination for the business activities under his scope of oversight at EMEA level, building a consolidated view via the implementation of appropriate governance (with the Risks Managers across EMEA, the first line of defense, other RISK colleagues…).
  • Assessing the maturity of first line of defense operational risk management system and the deployment of regulatory and Group requirements.
  • Defining and delivering an annual second line of defense controls plan enabling to form an opinion over first line of defense set up and their controls’ design / effectiveness, this can be associated with recommendations if the controls’ do not enable appropriate risks’ mitigation.
  • Challenging the identification and the analysis performed by the first line of defense over operational risks incidents, to ensure appropriate remediation actions are implemented and will enable to avoid recurrence.
  • Exceptional transactions, assessing the new risks’ exposure and the adequation of the ORMF, preparing and participating in associated validation committees.
  • Reviewing the consistency of risk scenarios proposed by first line of defense (description, hypothesis, quantification…).
  • Reviewing first line of defense’ s Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) exercise, to ensure:
    • Appropriate risks’ identification, assessment, and ranking.
    • Existence and effectiveness of the controls’ framework associated with the key risks identified.
    • Effective mitigation of major residual risks through appropriate remediation actions or risk’s acceptance.
  • Ensuring global consistency of the risks profile which should include all the risks components, this implies collecting and integrating the elements on transversal risks such as Fraud, Third party, ICT, Data protection, ESG…
  • Ensuring follow up of recommendations and remediation actions plans.
  • Organizing the ICC (Internal Control Committee) for his activity with first line of defense and contributing to the reporting over operational risks,
  • Ensuring transversality organizing sharing of information and good practices or common works with other RISK Functions, taking part to Group transversal projects.
  • Disseminate operational risk management awareness toward our first line of defense partners.


BUSINESS SKILLS

• Good understanding of the CIB’s activities (products, processes, and control framework), but not limited to Traditional Trade or to ALM-T activities.

• Interest and/or experience in the Operational Risk Management in banking industry

• Audit experience appreciated.

• Language: fluent English as mandatory, knowledge of French and Spanish would be an asset.

BEHAVORIAL SKILLS

• Coordination capacity

• Initiative, dynamism

• Analytical and synthetic skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills, communication, assertiveness/ negotiation


BENEFITS

  • Training programs, career plans and internal mobility opportunities, national and international thanks to our presence in different countries
  • Diversity and Inclusion Committee that ensures an inclusive work environment. In recent years, several employee communities have been created to organize diversity and inclusion awareness actions (PRIDE, We Generations and MixCity)
  • Corporate volunteering program (1 Million Hours 2 Help) in which employees can dedicate time out of their working hours to volunteer activities
  • Flexible compensation plan
  • Hybrid telecommuting model (50%)
  • 31 vacation days

BNP Paribas Group in Spain is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. 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.

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