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Information Center Officer for Global Banking Portugal

Apply REF: 1911GBK3835

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.

Fully integrated in the BNP Paribas Group, BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) is a leading provider of solutions to two client franchises: corporates and institutionals, and operates across EMEA (Europe Middle East Africa), APAC (Asia Pacific) and the Americas. The bank is a global leader in Debt Capital Markets and Derivatives. It is a top European house in Equity Capital Markets and it has leading franchises in Specialized Financing. In Securities Services, it is a top five House worldwide. BNP Paribas CIB strives to service the global economy by providing solutions to its clients in financing (ECM, DCM, specialized financing), flow banking (trade finance and cash management), financial advisory (M&A, project finance), global markets (interest rates, credit, foreign exchange, equity derivatives), risk management, and securities services.

The Information Center team provides support activities for all European BNP Paribas Mergers & Acquisitions teams (Paris, London, Madrid, Frankfurt, Milan…). Our clients are bankers, junior analysts, M&A interns.

·         We ensure a prompt response through a wide range of specialized databases

·         We provide added value / in-depth research on specific Industries or companies

·         We help our clients to clearly detail / specify their information needs and guide them in undertaking their own research

·         We ensure a close link with our internal client throughout the whole of the research period

·         We ensure relevant deliveries in line with our financial and contractual constraints

·         We ensure a high level of confidentiality of information we provide

·         We ensure close and regular contact with our database providers

As a Business Information Researcher, you will be joining a team of business Information Specialists with a wide experience of databases. Your technical skills will be updated through regular training.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Conduct added-value Information searches (sector research, company research, macro-economic research...) in order to identify major players, market shares, potential investment opportunities and trends….

·         Contribute to  supplementing / enriching our documents (electronic) collection

·         Identify and collate data

·         Leverage on previous work to provide our clients with solid results and value added advice

·         Contribute to managing database invoicing using a dedicated tool

·         Contribute to managing database accesses

PROFILE

·         Bachelor’s degree (Economics, Finance, Journalism) ideally combined with a professional qualification in information management

·         Professional experience up to 1/2 years

·         Advanced level in English, fluency in French would be a plus

·         Knowledge of and interest in economics, Markets, Finance

·         Sound knowledge of the logic underlying data bases and of how to search them would be a plus

·         IT skills: MS Office

·         Curiosity

·         Customer-oriented and ability to finalize work quickly and accurately

·         Collaborative and good interpersonal and communication skills

·         Open to learning, ability to assimilate quickly and effectively

·         Good team spirit

·         Adaptability and ability to operate in an environment with often changing priorities

·         Rigor

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.

Primary Location: PT-11-LisbonJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISEEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 1 yearSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / Teamwork, Attention to detail / rigor, Critical thinking, Client focused, AdaptabilityTransversal competency: Analytical Ability