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2024 APAC Long Internship (Jul - Dec) – Information Technology & Operations, Operational Permanent Control– Singapore

Last update 20.05.2024

In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 20,000 employees* and a presence in 13 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 63 markets with more than 180,000 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.  

* excluding partnerships

BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career in an international business environment that is fast-paced, diverse and focuses on creating high-value relationships with our clients. We offer competitive salary and benefits, as well as a working environment where you’re valued as part of the team.

2024 APAC Long Internship (Jul - Dec) – Information Technology & Operations – Singapore

Our 6 months internship is designed to provide you with first class training and immediate responsibility, it gives you the support and development you need to start a successful career in financial services.  

Duration:             6 months
Start date:           July 2024
Location:             Singapore

Candidates with more than one application will not be processed – You are encouraged to review the different business lines and working locations before applying.

Who can apply?
To be considered for the placement, you will:
•    Apply as an undergraduate student
•    Possess GPA of 3.3 out of 4.0 or above (or equivalent) in any discipline;
•    Have to be fluent in spoken and written English (additional languages are an advantage); and 
•    Demonstrate methodical, logical, solution-driven thinking, with commercial awareness and a keen interest in latest finance topics as well as market trends. 

What you can expect?

You will be provided with a comprehensive induction, where you will be immersed in group training and discover more about the BNP Paribas Group.

From day one, you will start your business specific technical and financial training, alongside personal skills development aimed at equipping you with the knowledge you need to get you the best possible start in your career. Working alongside our teams of industry leading specialists, you will gain on-the-job training throughout your 6 months internship taking you along a development path to build your expertise and broaden your base of skills.  

What you will do?

Within the Asia Pacific CIB IT & Operations organization, the Regional OPC (Operational Permanent Control) team for Corporate Banking Operations is under the management of the Head of Conduct & Controls and works in close relationship with the Operations teams.

Regional Corporate Banking OPC team is looking to recruit a Permanent Control Intern. His/her main responsibilities is to implement the operational risk management framework and monitor the operational risk related to Corporate Banking Operations across all 12 Territories in APAC. Hence, he/she will analyse control results (Ops, OPC, LoD2, LoD3) and incidents to identify main operational risks and follow the associated mitigation/remediation actions (including recommendations).

Direct Responsibilities

The Permanent Control Intern ensures the following missions under the supervision of the Regional Head of Operations & Permanent Control (OPC) for Corporate Banking and in close relationship with Operations teams.

Implementation of Operational Risk Management

  • Coordinate and perform the Risk and Control Self-Assessment with Operations Managers and Senior Management
  • Define and execute the control testing, present the controls result to Senior Management and ensure the implementation of remediation actions
  • Provide support with the harmonization of the execution of C5 controls across all 12 Territories in APAC
  • Support the Operation teams in the implementation and deployment of C1-C4 controls
  • Follow up and review findings and recommendations issued by internal auditors, regulators, and external auditors
  • Ensure operational risk incidents are properly collected, coordinate the root cause analysis and contribute to the definition of remedial actions
  • Perform Deep Dive analysis/ thematic review on specific processes based on identified risk areas
  • Monitor regulations and internal policy changes to ensure implementation by Operations Team.

 Operational Risk Governance

  • Organize and contribute to Team meetings and APAC CBO PCC to ensure proper escalation of operational risk issues.
  • Coordinate and prepare the contribution to various committees (e.g.: APAC Operational Risk Management Framework,  APAC Internal Control Committees, APAC CCCO, TBA ITO Committee, ..)
  • Support Territory  OPCs in performing the respective mandates and consolidate the results for management reporting.
  • Assist the team manager in transversal tasks like deep dives, trainings, dashboards productions and be pro-active in suggesting improvements in the team’s daily work

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Knowledge of Corporate Banking products, ideally in Payment & Cash / Trade Operations
  • Fluent in English, any other language is a plus 
  • Professional experience during an internship working on Operations or Client for a Financial Institution is a plus
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to manage several initiatives/projects and keep these on-track simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively manage your own time and the priorities 
  • Interpersonal skills, ability to consolidate action plans and report progress status
  • Pragmatic, ‘Can do’ attitude & Proactive approach with a strong ability to work on own initiative 
  • Capable of adapting to a new environment and to work under pressure towards tight deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Big picture awareness
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Why should I apply?

Basically, why would you want to join BNP Paribas over any other company?


  • What if we told you that working in our Group isn’t quite what you might think? At BNP Paribas, we do a multitude of different jobs that are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole. Whether through everyday tasks or major projects, doing one of our jobs means making a personal commitment to taking sustainable action.

  • Feeling good about your job means bringing your whole self to work and being who you are. It’s also about having the resources you need to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Both of these are major commitments at BNP Paribas.

  • At BNP Paribas, developing your skills is as important to us as it is to you. And the skills you learn with us will help you through the rest of your working life.

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