Job ref no.: CT3114387-01#8451

Operational Risk Controller

BNP Paribas

About 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 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

To adapt to the increasing control requirement on APAC Global Markets (GM) operations, we are looking to strengthen our operational risk control team to provide risk monitoring and reporting to operation management and COO.
The team is under “Product Control" stream within APAC GM operations, covering risk monitoring of the operational teams across Asia.
Operational Control Officers act as the first line of defense and are responsible for the implementation of a dedicated control framework covering the identification, the measurement and the management of operational risks.


Direct Responsibilities

1st Level of Control Result Reporting
  • Report to management the 1st level control result declared by operations team in Orus
  • Help monitoring the Orus pending issues resolution and action plan deployment
Control of Control (COC)
  • Define the Control of Control (COC) framework to ensure control quality by operational teams
  • Perform the COC assessment, Identify risk areas, propose recommendation and report via periodical Operational Permanent Control (OPC) committees.

Audit Recommendation Closure
  • Monitor the deployment of audit recommendation and liaise with Internal Audit for closure.

Transversal Risk Projects
  • Perform ad-hoc transversal projects on risk topics under operation management delegate
  • Promote the risk awareness, risk declaration quality and risk escalation process by operational team
  • Mandatory training status monitoring, phone recording review, access review, procedures status review etc.

Contributing Responsibilities

  • Coordination with other Operational Permanent Control /Risk ORC teams for incident & risk monitoring and follow-up action plan
  • Promote action plans of high quality and monitor the implementation with bottom-up & top-down communication
  • Regular Risk Assessment
  • Control method alignment with other OPCs
  • Participate and contribute to Internal Control Committees of related entities

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

Product and Process Knowledge

 Sound knowledge on Equity, Fixed Income and ALMT products.

Proper understanding on general workflow from Front office to Back office


Risk minded / ability to assess

 Ability to conduct interviews with stakeholders at managerial level

 Prepares, supports and conducts successful workshops

 Capacity to propose new ideas / think out of the box

 Provides honest and independent advice

 Ability to work autonomously


 Presents convincingly at senior management/COO level

 Writes sharp and straight-to-the-point management summaries

 Develop an understanding of the internal teams’ problem at operative level

 Communication style open, critical and constructive

Quality of work

 Sets high quality standards to achieve the best possible outcome

 Provides presentations in high quality regarding synthesis, content and risk analysis.

 Capacity to lead/perform detailed analyses

 Excellent organization skills

Keeps to defined time schedule

Client relationship

 Builds legitimacy with internal teams, while preserving independence

 Designs tangible solutions adapted to the bank’s culture

Specific Qualifications (if required)

  • Educational background: Bachelor degree in Business or similar degree
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in operational control/ capital markets operation/ project management / internal control or audit

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Job ref no. CT3114387-01#8451
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 4 years - 6 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree