FRESH – Senior Business Analyst – Risk Reporting

May 8, 2024

FRESH – Senior Business Analyst – Risk Reporting


  • Standard / Permanent
  • PT-11-Lisbon
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About the job 

  • Risk Dedicated Solutions is in charge of delivering dedicated solutions for RISK reporting streams and supporting RISK missions and transformation

  • RDS 09 – Risk Reporting & Analytics team aims to provide support services to its users in the creation, maintenance and evolution of BI solutions, enabling RISK teams to produce different dashboards for the Group’s credit & operational risks (e.g. risk profile steering, risk measures, risk monitoring, etc.)

  • The systems involved are: SAS Risk, a platform that allows RISK users to prepare data, produce several analysis and reporting for credit analysts, top management and regulators; DARK (Data Analytics RisK), a platform that allows RISK SGCP users to go further in their reporting by producing dashboards which are user-friendly, dynamic and configurable; and DERIK RB (DEclic data for RisK efficiency Retail Banking), which provides users with an industrial tool to manage information coming from alerting systems
  • In Lisbon, the team will be in charge of building a new reporting platform to industrialize the needs expressed by RISK EM team and support the several initiatives launched by other business teams, more particular, those related to the implementation of RISK Data Services framework
  • The objective is to understand the needs expressed by the business team and then to implement a coherent solution, based on the existing group service offers

Your Main Activities Are

  • Understand and analyse the needs coming from the business team, proposing sustainable solutions in line with the entity’s strategic plan and converting them into detailed requirements and functional specifications
  • Involve all relevant stakeholders in the process of definition and validation of any new requirement, assessing all potential impacts;
  • Lead functional workshops with business teams or main contributors
  • Contribute to the deployment of RISK Data Services functionalities / achievements (use cases, historical data, operational target model, etc.)
  • Participate in the decommissioning of obsolete IT systems
  • Test all specified functionalities to ensure the quality of the developments produced by the team and the adequacy of the feature with the expressed need
  • Ensure the implementation of the new features and changes in production environment
  • Follow the go live process, compare the impacts towards expectations and propose adjustments when needed
  • Increase the satisfaction of the internal customers and various contributors, through regular communication
  • Act as a reference in the function and capitalize on the gathered experience to share knowledge, train and coach others

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science
  • At least 5 years relevant professional experience as a business analyst
  • Previous banking experience
  • Knowledge of credit risk
  • Knowledge SQL
  • Knowledge of SAS, Tableau, Dataiku, Apache NiFi and/or JIRA
  • Deep knowledge of BI architectures
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Good communication skills and proficiency in English (spoken and written)
  • Client focused
  • Excellent attention to details
  • Strong analytical mind, problem solving, results driven
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication and ability to report (simplify complex information in a clearly organized and visually interesting manner, adapting it to the different stakeholders)
  • Personal impact and ability to influence
  • Decision making
  • Ability to manage a project
  • Ability to develop and adapt a process
  • Ability to understand, explain and support change
  • Ability to manage and facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training
  • Proactive attitude with ability to work in a fast changing and demanding environment
  • At ease with multi-tasking

About the Team

  • FRESH is an IT framework encompassing Projects & Systems of Finance and RISK functions that brings together a community of 1.600 experts coming from Finance, RISK and IT backgrounds, with a strong focus on efficiency, proximity, agility and time-to-market
  • It is a new worldwide organizational model that contributes to tackle major challenges of Group’s transformation of today and tomorrow, building the best offer for Finance and RISK community through a progressive rotation towards new technologies and best practices
  • FRESH is a unique organization within BNP Paribas, part of IT Group yet actively managed through an innovative partnership with Finance and RISK


Why joining BNP Paribas?

· Leading banking institution

BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe’s banking history. It has a presence in 65 countries, with around 190 000 Employees – including more than 145 000 in Europe.

· Our presence in Portugal

Since 1985, BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 7.100 employees across several entities operating directly in the territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.

· International reach

Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its different entities, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success. BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions:

  • Retail Banking, a division that brings together all of the Group’s retail activities and specialised business lines;
  • Investment & Protection Services that include specialised businesses offering a wide range of savings, investment and protection services;
  • Corporate & Institutional Banking division that offers tailored financial solutions for corporate and institutional clients.

· Diversity and Inclusion commitment

BNP Paribas 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.

· Commitment towards work/life balance

At BNP Paribas we care about our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work, being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and mentally. Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.

· Remote Working Conditions

At BNP Paribas, we embrace a Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities adapted to our hybrid working environment. To guarantee a comfortable and efficient working set-up, eligible employees are provided with both the office and home equipment, are entitled to an equipment allowance and can benefit from exclusive partnerships to purchase additional equipment at reduced prices.

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* Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.

* In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.

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