Supplier Risk Trainee

November 24, 2023

Supplier Risk Trainee


  • Internship
  • PT-11-Lisbon
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About the job

  • The Supplier Risk Trainee in the Procurement & Performance entity in Lisbon has as its main objective to support the assessment of  Suppliers before and during a contractual relationship, in order to protect BNPP from financial, strategic, reputational and legal risk. This involves the support of carrying out risk analysis before and during a collaboration with any Supplier, helping the buyers in their decisions

Your Main Activities Are

  • Assist the Supplier Risk Analysts evaluating the risk (financial health / risk of financial failure, economic dependency between supplier and BNPP, financial security, General Data Protection Regulation, IT/Cyber-security risk, Operational risk, Corporate Social Responsibility) for existing suppliers (monitoring activity) and new suppliers (onboarding activity)
  • Help on the preparation Group and Entities Risk Sourcing Committees (gathering Group Strategic Sourcing, heads of Entities Procurement team, Compliance, Legal and Risk departments), which objective is to review the Group and Entities risk level exposition to its suppliers by: Gathering risk evaluations of suppliers in coordination with buyers; Managing watch list changes (entries and exits); Supporting buyers in the definition of remediation plans and ensuring follow-up; Analyzing local remediation plans with Entities Procurement teams and identifying multi-entry supplier
  • Support buyers by: contributing to the on-demand supplier risk assessments; Monitoring different alerts and information regarding the suppliers; assist the analysts providing risk opinion on critical situation
  • Contribute to the continuous update of internal and external tools according to the risk assessments performed
  • Actively participate in the processes improvement whenever applicable

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or Economics, Finance and Accounting
  • Good knowledge in MS Office pack and Microsoft Excel
  • Fluent in English
  • Motivation to work in the Compliance and, Risk and Controls fields
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team
  • Organizational skills, rigor and good attention to detail


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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