Client Integration Project Manager

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!

BNP Paribas in Asia Pacific -

In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 17,000 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.

Position Purpose

BNPP is further developing its corporate banking activity in the APAC region and targeting to attract new large corporate clients expecting a comprehensive set of solutions including cash management, liquidity management, trade finance, supply chain finance etc…
As such BNPP SG is looking for an experienced client implementation IT project manager / coordinator, able to support complex end to end onboarding activities for large corporate banking clients in the APAC region, to expand his client integration team skillset in Singapore

Key Responsibilities

Direct Responsibilities
• Support major client onboarding deals in the region primarily for Cash Management and Liquidity Management (in particular Cash Pooling) products
• Manage all IT aspects around Channel (such as H2H, SwiftNet, EBICS or BNPP proprietary channel…) and BNPP proprietary Front Office platform, including
o Drafting documentation such as project plans, business requirements, functional specs, mapping,
o Conducting testing
o Reporting project progress and status
o Ensure continuity with client ERP systems, and with BNPP Middle and Back end platforms

• Coordinate with other IT implementation managers on other products if necessary, as well as internal Operations to ensure end to end

• Assist to resolve post implementation support

Contributing Responsibilities

• Bring IT contributions to business lines bidding for RFP
• Contribute to standardization, upgrade, consolidation of technologies
• Contribute on other onboarding topics

Competencies (Technical / Behavioral)

Knowledge of industry transfer protocols like SFTP, AS2, HTTPS etc.,
Knowledge of file formats such as ISO20022, SAP IDOC, Swift MT, and EDIFACT formats
Knowledge of IT Security aspects around encryption, web technologies
Knowledge of some business ERP applications like SAP, JDEdwards a plus
Knowledge of Tibco technologies a plus

Specific Qualifications Required

• Solid experience in client onboarding / client facing environment,
• Expertise or very strong knowledge of cash management and liquidity management (in particular cash pooling)
• Experience in banking environment and good understanding on banking IT ecosystems
• Minimum knowledge of APAC payments & reporting ecosystem
• Good Communication skills in English and ability to conduct meetings and presentation in client, business and management facing situations
• Strong analytical skills with ability to clearly specify topics, understand their priority and criticality and accordingly escalate
• Problem solving attitude
• Client focused, experience with client survey / feedback a plus
• Knowledge of APAC banking regulatory environment a plus
• Supply Chain Financing or Traditional Trade Finance knowledge a plus
• Project management qualification a plus