COO Management Trainee

June 25, 2024

COO Management Trainee


  • Internship
  • PT-Lisbon
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About the Team

The COO Department mission is to promote a transversal approach to efficiently serve all its clients, with a territory mandate and constant aim at:

  • Maximizing clients’ experience by fostering responsiveness and processes’ streamlining
  • Helping clients grow successfully and in a sustainable manner, mitigating operational risks
  • Fostering innovative ways of working to increase operational quality and efficiency

About the job

The team is looking for a trainee profile whose mission will be to contribute to the COO Department strategic projects, tasks and initiatives where the team is involved, bringing fresh perspectives, ideas and insights, aiming to achieve collective goals and deliverables, but also allowing the trainee to build his/hers own professional path by learning from experienced team members.

The trainee will rotate between two different scopes, within the COO department, throughout the entire internship.

Your Main Activities Are

  • Act as key contributor in strategic projects and business management deliverables
  • Add resource value and ensure full adaptability to the hosting teams’ needs, namely in projects and tasks where you will be integrated
  • Perform data analysis, collecting improvement points, and develop documents and/or presentations for specific purposes
  • Promote team spirit

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Academic degree in Management, Business Administration, Business Management, Project Management or related areas
  • English fluent
  • Expert in Microsoft Office pack
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Highly organized
  • Energetic, proactive, determined, able to drive change, positive attitude and results oriented
  • Act with integrity, discretion, privacy and confidentiality
  • Great team spirit


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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* 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.