BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 72 countries, with more than 202,000 Employees – including more than 154,000 in Europe and over 5,000 in Portugal alone.
BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, BNP Paribas has several entities operating directly in this territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.
Worldwide, the Group 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. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporate and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.
Within BNP Paribas’ CIB, Global Markets (GM) offers a broad range of products and services in the global interest rate, credit, currency, Equities & commodities markets. GM helps clients in finding effective ways to raise and invest capital as well as manage exposure to risk. The client base comprises of hundreds of corporations, institutional investors, banks, governments and supranational organizations. GM has the scale and reach to conduct business anywhere in the world and deliver products denominated in almost all of the world’s currencies. GM’s global network encompasses more than 3,000 professionals working on our six main trading floors in London, Hong Kong, New York, Paris, Singapore and Tokyo. They are supported by regional offices throughout Europe, the Americas, Middle East and Asia-Pacific.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Based in Lisbon, the EQD Sales Assistant team is organized in sub-scopes, each servicing different EQD Sales desks across both businesses of the global EQD franchise (Distribution and Institutionals). Team members are responsible for:
Processing Clients’ Reverse Inquiry Flow
Picking up Client requests
Pricing (or liaising with Structuring to price) requested products
Interacting/Negotiating with Clients to close transactions
Interacting with Clients to finalize their on-boarding
Preparing and communicating to Clients, marketing documents/pitches/emails as requested by the content sales
Making sure we are OK to trade prior to do so (Compliance / Credit / etc..)
Finalizing booking of Traded deals in the Sales upstream system
Interacting with our internal MO to BO chain, regarding any traded deal
Interacting with Clients and Client Services, regarding any traded deal
Digitalization / Transformation
Master's degree in a Mathematics, with a strong interest and some knowledge in financial markets
Knowledge of financial markets (Equity and Commodity Derivative)
Precision & attention to details
VBA skills are a plus
Microsoft Office skills
Good communication skills, Commercial mind-set and Entrepreneurial attitude
Fluent in English (mandatory)
Fluent in French and/or Italian is highly valued
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, 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.
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.