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Business Analyst - Trade Surveillance

Last update 01.06.2024

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, European Union’s leading bank with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24x7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 10000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

About BNP Paribas Group:

 BNP Paribas is the European Union’s leading bank and key player in international banking. It operates in 65 countries and has nearly 185,000 employees, including more than 145,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main fields of activity: Commercial, Personal Banking & Services for the Group’s commercial & personal banking and several specialised 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, the Group 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. In Europe, BNP Paribas has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy, and Luxembourg. The Group is rolling out its integrated commercial & personal banking model across several Mediterranean countries, Turkey, and Eastern Europe. As a key player in international banking, the Group has leading platforms and business lines in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific. BNP Paribas has implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to the construction of a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group's performance and stability

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At BNP Paribas, we passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected and can bring their authentic selves to work. We prohibit Discrimination and Harassment of any kind and our policies promote equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, irrespective of, but not limited to their gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, colour, national origin, age, religion, social status, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status etc. As a global Bank, we truly believe that inclusion and diversity of our teams is key to our success in serving our clients and the communities we operate in.

About Business line/Function:

BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking is a globally recognized leader offering capital markets, securities services, financing, treasury and advisory solutions.

The market abuse surveillance IT team is performing surveillance for all investments activities:

These are global, Front-to-back, cross asset class projects with many dependencies and a matrix of stakeholders across the globe, to detect trading activity that could harmfully affect clients and/or Markets, and cause reputational damage to the Bank.

This role is with GM IT- Regulatory IT – Conduct, Control and Surveillance team. It provides services to Compliance functions within BNP Paribas CIB. We are beginning our Surveillance transformation journey. This is a key initiative for BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking. There is a fast rate of change and high delivery expectation with strong collaboration within the bank.

Job Title:

Business Analyst






Chennai/ Mumbai

Business Line / Function:

Regulatory IT- CCS

Reports to:



(if applicable)


Number of Direct Reports:

Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

We work in partnership with numerous global stakeholders across the businesses, surveillance and compliance, developments and security teams and other functions to meet new regulatory requirements, changes in business strategy and emerging risks within the Bank.

We work on expanding the coverage and effectiveness of our existing surveillance capabilities, using innovative technology and the trade surveillance markets standards that are NICE Actimize and SMARTS

We are required to respond to many demanding regulator-driven requirements whilst trying to transform how we perform surveillance and respond to pressure from internal control and audit groups.


Direct Responsibilities

•      Specifications writing and Establishing gap analysis.

•      Facilitate business requirements by working closely with key stakeholders to analyze problem(s) to be addressed and ensure clear and complete. understanding of requirements before producing functional specification and interacting with development teams.

•      Take ownership of any improvements or new controls, whilst being fully supported by management and fellow team members.

•      Take direct responsibility for the coordination of projects from the initial workshop throughout the life cycle, till the final sign-off from stakeholders.

•      Liaise with global stakeholders and IT entities (US, Paris, India).

·       Development monitoring and management with IT/QA (Offshore teams).

·       Monitoring and management of UATs with global stakeholders.

Contributing Responsibilities

•      Publishing/contributing necessary details for Project committees.

•      Skilling up resources and knowledge transfer.

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

  • Working experience in Financial Markets & Trading Platforms (FI & Equity products), Trade Life Cycle and familiarity with underlying data.
  • Understanding of Front Office/Middle Office/ Back office functions.
  • Sufficient knowledge in SQL to retrieve and analyze data.
  • Strong analytical and investigative skills - Understand and efficiently analyze information/requirements from multiple sources.
  • Experience in writing BRDs and FSDs
  • Good Communication
  • Team Player
  • Python knowledge would be a plus

Specific Qualifications (if required)

Functional understanding and hands on experience of trade life cycle, with different asset classes (Equities / FI/ Commodities / FX / Derivatives) is necessary.

Experience with surveillance and case management systems, such as NICE Actimize and SMARTS would be a plus.

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Communication skills - oral & written

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Client focused

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

Ability to develop and leverage networks

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 5 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

Capital market related certifications, would be a plus.


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  • 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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