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Traineeship – Trade Finance Junior Assistant (M/F)

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BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 192,000 employees – including more than 146,000 in Europe and over 4,000 in Luxembourg alone.


BGL BNP Paribas, belonging to BNP Paribas group, is the largest financial institution and one of the largest corporate in Luxembourg.

BGL BNP Paribas enjoys a leadership position in Luxembourg, when it comes to the international transactions. The Corporate Banking Division (so called “Banque des Entreprises”) has had a strong growth for many years, encompassing all its business lines. It manages a large spectrum of Corporate Clients, both local and international one.

In order to support its fast growing business, the Transaction Banking department (Cash Management, Forex Fixed Income, Trade Finance et Escrow services) proposes the following position within the Trade Finance business line :

Traineeship – Trade Finance Junior Assistant (M/F)

 duration : minimum 6 months

A training convention of your University should cover the entire duration of your training.



Within the Transaction Banking dept, the position will be within Trade Finance (import & export trade financing), in order to support actively the Trade Finance team.


Main tasks & responsabilities


Reporting to the Head of Trade Finance, the mission will be to participate actively to the daily commercial activities:

  • To prepare Internal and external commercial pitchbooks ;

  • To prepare commercial proposal under the supervision of Trade Finance officers ;

  • To actively participate to daily management of the Trade Finance transactions, in direct contact with Clients : SBLC, Export & Import Letter of credit ; Discounting on receivables,  Payables Financing, Supply Chain Financing (Reverse factoring, Factoring, Warehouse financing) ; Trade Collections ; Trade Guarantees (Performance Bonds, Bid Bonds, etc.) ; Trade transactions reissuing




  • Studies : Master or Advanced Master from an International University, specialized in Finance, Economics and ideally in International Trade Finance

  • Experience : training in a banking environment would be a plus

  • Technical skills: Economics, legal, banking, Corporate Financing, International Trade Finance

  • Languages : To be fluent in French AND in English ; A plus : to be fluent in a third language (German as an example).

Primary Location: LuxembourgJob Type: StageJob: STATUTS TEMPORAIRESEducation Level: Master ou équivalent (> 4 ans)Experience Level: DébutantSchedule: Temps plein Behavioural competency: Capacité à collaborer / travail d'équipe, Capacité à communiquer - à l'oral et par écrit, Capacité d'organisation, RigueurTransversal competency: Capacité d'analyse