Senior Project Manager – IT

February 6, 2024

Senior Project Manager – IT


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

  • Senior Project Manager – IT mission consists in the definition, design and implementation of a solution that meets a new IT requirement expressed by a client, taking into account the resources allocated, the deadlines and the Group’s applicable best practices of IT Governance

Your Main Activities Are:

  • Ensure end-to-end responsibility for achieving the IT project’s objectives in line with the commitments made to the Business, while complying with the entity’s strategic priorities, IT governance processes and the sponsor’s expectations
  • Steer the entire IT project and coordinate all the people involved and contributors
  • The go-to contact person for the It project
  • Ensure the knowledge of IT Projects Governance in the Group and their correct application to the project context
  • Act as a reference in the function and capitalize on the gathered experience to share knowledge, train and coach others
  • Perform the recipe of the 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

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in Information Technology
  • Previous banking experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Good communication skills in English, written and spoken 
  • Decision making skills
  • Client focused


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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