BNP PARIBAS
Project Manager at BNP Paribas Australia & New Zealand from March 2009 to March 2011
Governance & Process Improvement team


About BNP Paribas Australia

BNP Paribas is a European-based bank and financial services company, the world’s third-largest bank by total assets. BNP Paribas provides its clients access to the world through one of the largest international banking networks, and delivers specialist solutions.
In Australia and New-Zealand, BNP Paribas employs over 600 people with a presence in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Wellington, New Zealand.


Responsibilities


  • Governance: definition and implementation of new workflows and processes for operational and business teams.
    Governance: implementation of regional / group directives in compliance with local limitations and regulations.
    Governance: definition of test plans and coordination of UATs for new systems and systems updates.
    Governance: procedures and policies quality manager and repository manager.

  • Process Improvement: in charge of defining and implementing projects to increase efficiency and reduce costs.
    Project Management: definition and implementation of country-scale projects, such as new methodologies, new systems, new reporting solutions, and KPI.

  • Business Continuity: Business Continuity deputy, assisting in the maintenance of the Business Continuity Framework, Disaster Recovery solutions and Crisis Management.
    Business Continuity: assisting in the Business Impact Analysis and Business Continuity Plans reviews and maintenance.
    Business Continuity: assisting in the maintenance of the business and IT disaster recovery site.
    Business Continuity: test manager, in charge of planning, test plans, coordination and reporting.

  • System Access: backup of the system administrator of local applications.

Achievements


  • Process Improvement: implementation of a new Trade Finance back-end, resulting of a gain of productivity for the operational team of 0.4 FTE (5%).
    Process Improvement: definition and implementation of various regulatory reporting, including liquidity reporting to RBA and Basel 3 reporting.
    Process Improvement: definition and implementation of a new asset management policy, with increased follow-up capabilities and better visibility on progress and status.
    Process Improvement: definition, development and implementation of a STP solution for middle-office to book loans in the accounting system based on information provided in Excel Spreadsheet by the team, resulting of a gain of productivity for the operational team of 0.3 FTE (4%).
    Process Improvement: definition, development and implementation of an automated reconciliation solution to compare system accesses and data in the access management system and identify gaps, resulting in a gain of my team productivity of 0.1 FTE and better quality and follow-up.

  • Business Continuity: re-definition and implementation of a “staff unavailable” scenario, including work from home solutions.




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