Business Overview:

BNP Paribas Securities Services incorporates several distinct, yet complementary businesses including securities lending.  The Agency Lending business is seeking qualified candidates to assist in the continued development of the product in North and South America. With almost a hundred front and back office staff based across three international locations, the candidate will play an intricate role in the trading component of the business.

*Physical presence in BNPP’s office(s) is an essential function of this position. BNPP requires all of our employees to be vaccinated in order to access its offices, subject to reasonable accommodations for reasons related to disability or religion.

Candidate Success Factors:

Candidates to be measured on the following four performance drivers, which will dictate how individual impact is considered on the Americas platform:

  • Results and Impact
    • Impacts division and influences peers and team
    • Demonstrates good judgement when making decisions of high complexity and impact
    • Relies on limited guidance for most complex decision making
    • Is responsible for driving outcomes which have meaningful effect on team or department
  • Leadership and Collaboration
    • Creates trust with department leaders
    • Acts in leadership capacity for large projects, processes, or programs for a team
  • Client, Customer and Stakeholder Focus
    • Able to build relationships with a mix of intermediate and senior colleagues or clients
    • Interacts regularly with management and department leaders
    • Demonstrates the ability to persuade and influence stakeholders at the team level
  • Compliance Culture and Conduct
    • Takes full responsibility for personal actions and demonstrates courage in facing problems and conflicts
    • Perceived as a person of high moral character; upholds corporate values and displays high ethical standards
    • Lead the trading function and front office in all aspects of the business, with focus on borrower management, risk management and revenue generation
  • Responsibilities

    • Enhancement of automation for Agency Lending trading, improving operational and execution functionality
    • Actively review client holdings to extract maximum revenue across all asset classes
    • Define and implement trading strategies in accordance with client mandated guidelines, offering suggestions to clients to increase performance  
    • Ensure trading activity aligns with client and Bank policies and procedures
    • Liaising with Agency Lending teams to support management of the business including Global Trading, Operations, Client Management, Technical Sales, Risk and Compliance
    • Monitor and aggregate industry data including performance benchmarking and reporting.
    • Ability to analyze and execute money market eligible securities transactions (CP, Repo, etc.).
    • Expand borrower base to distribute supply of program assets including equities and fixed income, global and domestic supply
    • Engage with industry vendors and internal partners to expand agency lending opportunities with prospects and clients 
    • Lead several project management work-streams to achieve efficiency in operating model and business development

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics or similar field;
  • Proven track-record of leadership and mentoring individuals along with substantial counterparty relationships
  • Proficient with industry standard programs, tools and models with advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Has excellent attention to detail within a highly process-driven role
  • Must team oriented, a self-starter and proactive, with the ability to think and analyze situations
  • Ability to perform well under pressure & meet time-sensitive deadlines
  • Has the ability to multi-task & manage various ad-hoc projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong business analysis and problem solving skills; Able to be given delegated responsibility to define appropriate solutions
  • The candidate will  be aware of the large financial risks that can be incurred through operational errors and negligence

Preferred Qualifications;

  • Knowledge of Financial markets
  • Previous experience of Securities Lending, minimum of 5 years
  • Light coding skills to implement automation into daily processes

About BNP Paribas:

In the United States, BNP Paribas has built a strong and diversified presence to support its client base. We continue to grow and strengthen our commitment to the US market through our Corporate & Institutional Banking activities.  We are one of a few non-US banks to offer a full value chain for our clients, from trading to financing, and clearing and custody in the US with the international footprint and capacity to deliver both globally and locally. Leveraging the strength of our European roots, our network can support clients in virtually every region of the world, enabling more connectivity and efficiency wherever our clients conduct business.

BNP Paribas’ Corporate & Institutional Banking services corporate clients and institutional investors offering tailored solutions in financing, cash management, and advisory services to companies via Corporate Banking, in capital markets via Global Markets, and in securities custody and administration via Securities Services.  As the asset management arm of BNP Paribas, BNP Paribas Asset Management offers high value-added solutions to individual savers, companies, and institutional investors.

The bank employs nearly 14,000 people and has a presence in the country since the late 1800s in major cities including New York, Jersey City, Chesterbrook, PA, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Denver and Washington, DC.  

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach across the US, EMEA and APAC. It has a presence in 65 countries, with nearly 190,000 employees. The Bank offers a comprehensive range of banking, investment and financial services solutions through three main fields of activity: Retail Banking for the Bank’s retail-banking networks and several specialized businesses including BNP Paribas Personal Finance and Arval; Investment & Protection Services for savings, investment and protection solutions; and Corporate & Institutional Banking, focused on corporate and institutional clients. Based on its strong diversified and integrated model, BNP Paribas helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.

We take pride in our expertise and our ability to adapt while constantly looking ahead to create a more sustainable world.

BNP Paribas. The Bank for a Changing World -

The expected starting salary range for this position in New York City is between $150,000 to $175,000 annually/hour. Actual salary may vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business line, and geographic/office location.

BNP Paribas is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, citizenship, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status.

Primary Location
US-NY-New York
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level
At least 7 years

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