IT Project Manager / Business Analyst - Client Management

BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career opportunity in an international, challenging business environment characterized by high pace and diversity with focus on creating valuable relations with our customers. We offer a competitive salary & benefits package and also an excellent work environment where you’re valued as part of our team!

About BNP Paribas in Asia Pacific ( www.apac.bnpparibas )

In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 15,000 employees* and a presence in 14 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships.

Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 74 countries with more than 190,000 employees. It 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. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.

BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career opportunity in an international, challenging business environment characterized by high pace and diversity with focus on creating valuable relations with our customers. We offer a competitive salary & benefits package and also an excellent work environment where you're valued as part of our team!

* excluding partnerships

Position Purpose
Act as a Project Manager cum Business Analyst in the APAC region for core banking applications.

Key Responsibilities
Project Manager
To take ownership of the full Project Management Lifecycle of projects from across the APAC region for multiple core banking applications across various business lines.
• Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes
• Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
• Communicate project details and schedules to the Business as required
• Maintains project documents repository in Sharepoint
• To apply standard quality assurance methodology
• Use standard tools and templates for reporting and change requests
• Risk monitoring on quality, delay and costs, reporting of any major issue or deviation to management
• Conduct workgroup and steering committee meetings
• Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, QA plans, schedule, and scope changes
• Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations
• Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required
• Participate in Change Control Board (CCB) meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks

Business Analyst
Deliver the appropriate documents required by projects or enhancement requests
• Collection and review of user requirements
• Ability to think creatively and have a passion for solving complex challenges
• Obtain sign-off of user requirements
• Prepare functional specifications
• Obtain sign-off for functional specifications
• Prepare test scenario
• Conduct systems integrated testing
• Conduct users training
• Users acceptance test planning
• Coordination of users acceptance testing
• Obtain sign-off for users acceptance testing
• Provide effort estimation for enhancement requests

Competencies (Technical / Behavioral)
The following qualities are also expected from the candidate:
• Service-oriented attitude with strong commitment to client satisfaction;
• Good interpersonal skills;
• Ability to consolidate action plans and report progress status;
• Ability to adapt to a new environment and to work under pressure towards tight deadlines;
• Excellent oral and written communication;
• Ability to manage changing priorities;
• Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion;
• Demonstrated strong analytical skills;
• Team player demonstrating initiative;
• Proficient in SQL;
• Background in application development process, Agile, Waterfall, JIRA;
• Demonstrated ability to work with and manage remote teams.

Specific Qualifications Required
Bachelor's degree in Banking & Finance or related field with more than 10 years of previous business analyst and project management experience in the banking industry having relevant expertise and achievements in credit risk and regulatory reporting activities.

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