About the job

  • This position will allow you to become a central player within the market infrastructures and CCPs environment, which is an essential link in the business' operations.
  • Clearing through CCPs affects all asset classes and as such, the post will provide you with a broad knowledge across many functions within the group, allowing you to:
    • Develop your network through working with numerous stakeholders on a daily basis.
    • Develop your technical competencies regarding CCPs.
    • Develop your network with CCPs through participating in external working groups organised by CCPs and industry forums.
  • The successful applicant will be very much part of a global team that will allow him/her to build up an expansive knowledge of the market.

Your Main Activities Are

  • The analyst's responsibilities will include providing quantitative insights on topics such as
    • Analysis of central counterparty clearing house (CCPs) margin call algorithms and their risk management mechanisms
    • Providing quantitative analysis to help the Credit Officer to form a view in CCP RISK Committee, RISK Committee or CCP RISK Working Groups
    • The analysis of portfolio risks
    • Defining risk procedures and methodologies
    • Conducting due diligence on CCPs and other market infrastructures that require quantitative analysis
  • These topics will allow for numerous interactions with a large variety of global stakeholders across risk functions
    • Monitoring and controlling the risk facing margin algorithms put in place by CCPs in order to protect themselves
    • Driving the necessary changes to work towards a more robust platform of risk management in the market
    • Provide the Credit Officer with quantitative analysis on specific topics to help the credit officer to form a view for her/his participation in working groups organised by CCPs with other clearing members

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Masters Degree in Quantitative Finance, Risk Management, Mathematics, or Physics       
  • Up to 2 years of professional experience
  • Fields of Expertise: Quantitative Finance in a Market Risk / Counterparty Risk Modelling Capacity /  Quantitative Research / Model Validation           
  • Fluency in English     
  • Skills
    • Ability to collaborate / Teamwork      
    • Ability to share / pass on knowledge  Critical thinking
    • Analytical Ability
    • Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training    

About the team

  • RISK Institutionals & Securities Services is a domain of the RISK function in charge of covering all Institutional credit risk profile and related credit approval processes
  • The RISK I2S domain has responsibility of the credit risk profile of all Institutional clients, intragroup entities and Market Infrastructures and related credit approval process, including all BP2S business lines and activities
  • The Market Infrastructure - CCP Team provides a holistic view of risks facing market infrastructures, by integrating counterparty credit risk analysts, as well as quantitative analysts within the team. It is a global team, with a presence in London, Paris, New York and Hong Kong
  • The CCP Quantitative Analyst will work as part of the integrated "RISK I2S Market Infrastructure" team and will be based in Lisbon, covering a worldwide scope

Why joining BNP Paribas?

· Leading banking institution

BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe's banking history. It has a presence in 65 countries, with around 190 000 Employees – including more than 145 000 in Europe.

 · Our presence in Portugal

Since 1985, BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 7.100 employees across several entities operating directly in the territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.

· International reach

Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its different entities, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success. BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions:

  • Retail Banking, a division that brings together all of the Group’s retail activities and specialised business lines;
  • Investment & Protection Services that include specialised businesses offering a wide range of savings, investment and protection services;
  • Corporate & Institutional Banking division that offers tailored financial solutions for corporate and institutional clients.

· Diversity and Inclusion commitment

BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency, which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

· Commitment towards work/life balance

At BNP Paribas we care about our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work, being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and mentally. Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.

· Remote Working Conditions

At BNP Paribas, we embrace a Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities adapted to our hybrid working environment. To guarantee a comfortable and efficient working set-up, eligible employees are provided with both the office and home equipment, are entitled to an equipment allowance and can benefit from exclusive partnerships to purchase additional equipment at reduced prices.

To find out more on why you should join BNP Paribas visit https://bnpp.lk/why-BNP-Paribas-Portugal

* Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.

* In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.

Primary Location
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Education Level
Master Degree or equivalent (> 4 years)
Experience Level

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