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Structured Capital Markets Business Manager

About Global Markets

  • Global Markets is BNP Paribas’ capital markets business within Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB), delivering solutions across asset classes, and industry-leading services for clients including Institutional, corporate, private banks and retail distribution networks. Our Portugal Platform (Lisbon and Porto) is a major HUB in Europe and certainly unique in the country by its size and its scope of activity, with all Front Office roles present (Trading, Sales, Research, Structuring, Quant & Engineering, Business Dev and Support, Marketing & Client Support, Risk Management, Data Analytics and Machine Learning, among others) We are growing fast with the ambition to become even more relevant for the worldwide activity

Your Main Activities Are

  • Represent and support Global Credit/  Structured Capital Markets (SCM)
    • Implement new projects or activities and contribute to Front Office organization improvement or development
      • In coordination with necessary actors from Front Office or functions, identify improvement areas within the Front Office organization, define and ensure implementation solutions to streamline Front Office business processes
      • Promote when relevant the standardization of practices across all Global Markets and play an active role in sharing Best Practices within Global Markets Business Management globally
    • Ensure that management has the required performance and management indicators
      • Help the management to monitor the activity by making sure that Key Performance Indicators linked to the Front Office activity are produced Upon request support the management for their analysis
      • In coordination with the various departments involved, produce ad-hoc analysis of the activity according to management requirements (P&L, CC, Risk indicators, costs, fees, client portfolios turnover, client profitability) and contribute to the Front Office budget process
    • Support Global Credit/SCM teams on day-to-day business issues and crisis management
  • Contribute to Global Credit/SCM global control Framework and risk monitoring
    •  Ensure a permanent and consistent risk reporting and monitoring platform within Global Credit 
    •  Assist in the definition and enforcement of business procedures, guidelines and policies
    •  When necessary coordinate for the Front Office Management internal and external audits, be it General Inspection/Audit, Compliance Review Team, Volcker Review Team or Regulatory Bodies inspection
    •  Represent upon request Global Credit Management during Operations or Permanent Control committees 
  • Architect Front Office global relationship with Business Partners: Risk-IM, Quantitative Research, Compliance, Legal, IT & Operations, HR, Finance
    •  Is responsible for keeping our Business Partners up-to-date on the Front Office organization and business evolutions
    •  Serve as an entry point to the Business Partners when necessary
      • Help them understand Business priorities and requirements (Budget process, development priorities, clients sensitivity)
      • Organize the escalation process to the Front Office: Provide escalation rules, define key contacts, help our Partners in identifying the right contact within the business and be a last resort escalation point
      • Help partners conduct the "change management" to business processes when required
    •  Ensure the Front Office organization global coherence vis-à-vis their Partners
      • Ensure global consistency of Front Office requests to Partners and validate budget reallocation according to priority shifts
      • Make sure that priorities are well understood and taken into account by our Partners
      • Work for the alignment of Business strategy and Partners’ resources and proposes arbitrages when necessary
      • Contribute to improve the governance of projects through their active participation to steering committee and by requesting relevant sponsor to attend
  •  Support the SCM structuring team worldwide in the pre- and post-implementation process of transactions
    • Review the performance indicators and booking sections of each transaction before TAC circulation
    • Participate in the execution phase of the transaction
      • Manage the booking procedure in liaison with Middle-Office 
      • Support the Structuring Team in booking the trades in FO systems, and follow-up until completion
    • Monitor the transaction at and post-closing 
      • Ensure a proper representation of the transaction components in BNPP systems
      • Monitor the transaction up until maturity 
      • Sign-off the P&L on a monthly basis with Middle-Office on behalf of the Structuring team

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Management, Finance, Economics or similar fields
  • At least 4 years of Experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Good IT knowledge (Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Knowledge of financial products, and operational processes across Front-to-Back, P&L, Pricing and Regulatory framework. Adapts to the various aspects of SCM/PCM and understand specificities
  • Market, product & business - genuinely interested in financial markets, book on behalf of SCM structurer and coordinate operational changes required for each transaction, and continually learning and staying abreast of new developments. 
  • Demonstrates a good awareness of risk and fundamental risk concepts. Always considers risk in his/her daily activities and abides by the Key Front Officer Responsibilities, where relevant.
  • Ability to collaborate / Teamwork
  • Supports team members when required and contributes to a positive work environment. Acts with team’s interests in mind
  • Ability to deliver / Results driven

About the Team

  • Global Credit Business Management is a global team located in London, Paris, New-York, Hong-Kong and Lisbon which contributes directly to business development and its sound operation. The team, covering the Global Credit GBL, also facilitates and optimizes the interaction between Front Office and its Business Partners


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.

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