Exotic Trade Support Officer

July 1, 2024

Exotic Trade Support Officer


  • Permanent
  • PT-Lisbon
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About the job

  • The Exotic Trade Support is the first level of control with a strong operational risk and management approach. These Operations are controlled by a Global Team spread within the main financial hubs such as Paris, New York, Hong Kong and Lisbon. However, Primary is mainly responsible for all Exotic European Trades

Your Main Activities Are

  • To minimize operational risks and fraud risks by putting in place the regular and sufficient controls inherent to its position (reporting to relevant teams when needed)
  • To escalate to his management, the management of the Front Office and / or permanent control the problems identified
  • To maintain as low as possible risk level (financial, reputational, regulatory, legal)
  • To make sure production flows seamlessly
  • To identify risk areas within the EXO ISE Trade Support processes and implement new controls where relevant
  • To regularly challenge control framework
  • To report operational risks to Risk teams and Trade Support Management
  • To make sure the teams applies compliance requirements and guidelines
  • To ensure procedures and SOPs are up to date and applied by all teams
  • To set up and keep up to date Business Continuity Plans (BCP) in conjunction with the Metier and the Processing Centers
  • To close audit recommendations within deadlines (if any)

Profile and Skills to Success

  • University Degree (Financial background)
  • Good English level
  • Should have knowledgement of Financial markets, OTC Derivatives and Swap lifecycle
  • Knowledge of Excel
  • Good teamwork skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to solve problems


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.

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.