Equity Derivatives Institutional Sales Assistant Intern

July 18, 2024

Equity Derivatives Institutional Sales Assistant Intern


  • Internship
  • PT-Lisboa
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About Global Markets

  • Global Markets is BNP Paribas’ capital markets business within Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB), delivering solutions across asset classes, and industry-leading services for clients including Institutional, corporate, private banks and retail distribution networks. Our Portugal Platform (Porto and Lisbon) is a major HUB in Europe and certainly unique in the country by its size and its scope of activity, with all Front Office roles present (Trading, Sales, Research, Structuring, Quant & Engineering, Business Dev and Support, Marketing & Client Support, Risk Management, Data Analytics and Machine Learning…). We are growing fast with the ambition to become even more relevant for the worldwide activity, which presents many short and long-term opportunities

Your Main Activities Are

  • Post-Trade Tasks
    • Finalize booking of Traded deals in the Sales upstream system
    • Interact with all of the internal stakeholders and clients regarding any traded deal
    • Interacting with Clients and Client Services, regarding any traded deal
  • Pre-Trade Tasks
    • Interacting with Sales and sometimes Clients to finalise their on-boarding
    • Preparing in coordination with the Sales marketing documents/pitches/emails
    • Performing pre-trade checks to greenlight trading a specific product with a specific counterparty (Compliance / Credit / etc..)
  • Digitalization / Transformation
    • Continuously escalading feedback and improvement ideas to increase streamlining of the workflow
    • Active contribution to the development of the Bank’s tool to enhance pre-trade (onboarding, pre-trade checks and limits) as well as post-trade (booking, PNL and risk management) processes and systems
    • In charge of suggesting and driving digitalisation projects and implementing them in the day-to-day

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Economics
  • Fluency in English both oral and written (mandatory)
  • Knowledge in:
    • Financial Markets
    • Office Pack – Excel
    • VBA, Python
  • Skills
    • Attention to detail / rigor
    • Adaptability
    • Analytical Ability

About the Team

  • The Lisbon EQD Institutional Sales Assistant is part of a global sales workforce in charge of selling Equity Derivatives Products with a focus on Flow products to Institutional clients. Their missions are diverse from assisting and supporting onshore sales and MAST in their day-to-day activity, to focusing on automation and transformation projects.
  • The team in Lisbon is organised by sales group coverage, for instance UK Institutions or Hedge Funds, whose members they deal with on a daily basis

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 client.

· 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.

To find out more on why you should join BNP Paribas visit https://bnpp.lk/why-BNP-Paribas-Portugal

* 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.