Assistant Vice President- Consultant/ Project Manager (Transformation Team)

  • AVP Level Comp.
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Full time, Permanent
  • BNP Paribas
  • 21 Sep 17

Overall description: The Transformation & Global Services team actively supports the strategic initiatives across CIB activities and functions in various capacities including high level governance oversight, advisory to project or program managers and hands on project management for transversal strategic projects.

 Manage Transformation Projects covering the following activities :
o Process assessment of identified areas in all CIB departments, including identification of scope, roadmap, business case and risk assessment
o Work closely with sponsors, functions and all impacted teams to define best strategies and challenge them in terms of operating model, methodology, governance and planning
o Organize and prepare Project and Steering Committees, including documentation and preparation meetings
o Attend project meetings, prepare meeting notes and distribute to identified stakeholders
o Produce project reports; request, collect, analyze, query, verify consistency and completeness and integrate weekly status reports from project work streams
o Collect project documentation and insure proper archiving in available project management information systems
o Monitor projects deliverables, timeline, risks and dependencies with project managers to ensure the completeness and adequacy of deliverables
o Monitor and report changes vs. initial target, analyze variances, report on actual vs. budget using available project management tools (i.e. Clarity, Apptio, etc.)
o Keep updated action and issue logs, contact list, project distribution list and other registers
o Ensure the end-to-end reporting of the process transformed leveraging on appropriate dashboard of activity and KPIs
 Develop and infuse expertise in smart-sourcing methodology:
o Interaction with the global CIB Global Services team
o Be a referent to methodology, ensuring locally training and best practices sharing

Minimum Qualifications:
• 4 years of experience  in either project management or management consulting for company with a global footprint in a multicultural environment
• BA or MS in engineering, finance, business or related discipline coupled with excellent academic credentials
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
• Advanced technical skills particularly working with spreadsheets and databases is a plus
• Working experience with project management software (e.g. Clarity) is a plus
• Knowledge of French is a plus

Preferred Qualifications:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Energetic, flexible and self-motivated team player with strong organizational skills
• Attention to details
• High facility to quickly adapt to new situations and ability to work with remotely located resources
• Very strong work ethic and ability to deal with confidential information
• Understanding of project management methodology through work experience or education
• Ability to go beyond existing frameworks by suggesting new ideas which are suitable for clients and/or the organization
• Change management skills :
o Understanding and dealing with the different steps of how people go through a change and the change process
o Detecting, analyzing and measuring risks related to people, entities and activities in the organization