Credit Derivatives Sales Support Trainee

November 26, 2021
Employment contract
Standard / Permanent
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About the job

Global Markets is BNP Paribas’ capital markets business within the Corporate & Institutional Bank (CIB), delivering solutions across asset classes, and industry-leading services for clients including Institutionals, corporates, private banks and retail distribution networks.

In the context of Global Markets organization, and of BNPP’s Client-centric strategy, the Trader and Sales Assistant team aims to accompany the continuous enhancement of the quality of service provided to our clients, notably post-trade services. Its role is to support traders and sales in their daily tasks (pre-trade to post-trade processes), in the most timely and efficient manner. The trading and Sales assistant team is the key contact for external clients but also for other BNPP functions.

Your Main Activities Are

  • Marketers are responsible for the booking of any new trades and the Sales Support team will enrich the bookings as necessary to reflect step-ins, unwinds and block allocations. Involves receiving the booking details from the Marketer or directly from the Client's middle office and certifying all trades are split as per client allocations in deal capture systems
  • Ensure that all all Mandatory Clearing deals are booked, released and cleared on trade date and within regulatory reporting timeframes and liaise with all teams involved in the process to ensure trade date processing
  • Process any amendments on behalf of Sales in our deal capture systems and obtain the necessary agreements for any economic amends before they are processed
  • Ensure that the Missing IM report is checked and liaise with the Front Office Representative and Credit Officers to obtain the relevant IM information before updating this onto the trade and clearing the item from the report
  • Monitor, investigate and clear the daily Unprocessed Trades report and liaise with all teams involved in the process to ensure all trades are processed in a timely manner

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor in Management or Economics
  • Ethical conduct and decisions are expected in the role
  • A conscientious attitude to clients, work and BNP Paribas
  • Respecting fundamental risk concepts. Always consider risk in daily activities and abide by the Key Front Officer Responsibilities and Guidelines
  • Understand the market, credit, operational, compliance, legal, regulatory and reputational risk of transactions and relationships
  • Direct contribution to BNP Paribas operational permanent control framework
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and listening in English
  • A structured, methodical and organized approach to work
  • Entrepreneurial, energetic, positive attitude and commercial mindset
  • Ability to solve a number of problems simultaneously is essential, as well as the capacity to work under considerable pressure
  • Lateral thinker identifying useful information and navigating obstacles and barriers
  • Passion, tenacity and resilience in an ever-changing environment

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 68 countries, with around 193 000 Employees – including more than 148 000 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 6.500 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: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services for retail banking and specialised financial services, and Corporate & Institutional Banking for corporate and institutional clients.

In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.

· 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, 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.

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