Information Center Trainee

April 22, 2024

Information Center Trainee


  • Internship
  • PT-11-Lisbon
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About the job

  • The Information Centre team supports all European BNP Paribas Mergers & Acquisitions teams (Paris, London, Madrid, Frankfurt, Milan, among others) with business research activities: ensure a prompt response through a wide range of specialized databases; provide added value / in-depth research on specific Industries or companies; help our clients to clearly detail / specify their information needs and guide them in undertaking their own research; ensure a close link with our internal client throughout the whole of the research period; ensure a high level of confidentiality of information we provide; and ensure close and regular contact with our database providers

Your Main Activities Are

  • Conduct information searches leveraging on a wide range of databases concerning different industries, company financials, macro-economic environment, and others, to help the BNP Paribas Mergers & Acquisitions teams to identify major players, market shares, potential investment opportunities and trends
  • Learn how to catalogue our digital repository
  • Learn how to Identify and collate data
  • Collaborate on the organization of training sessions and participate in all the team’s projects

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Information management, Social Sciences, and related)
  • Great English Communication Skills
  • Knowledge and interest in Economics, Markets and Finance
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Curious and open to learn, ability to assimilate information quickly and effectively
  • Customer-oriented and ability to finalize work promptly and accurately
  • Collaborative and good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good team spirit
  • Rigour and adaptability to operate in a corporate environment with often changing priorities


 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.

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