Market and Counterparty Risk Trainee

May 28, 2024

Market and Counterparty Risk Trainee


  • Internship
  • PT-11-Lisbon
  • RISK
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About the job

  • A truly diversified role where you can interact and learn about the challenges faced by the Market risks experts
  • A chance to expend your network within BNP Paribas Europe and worldwide RISK MFI experts from APAC to Americas
  • The opportunity to develop a detailed understanding of the Bank’s products and activities (Capital Markets, Financing activities…), both from a conceptual and from a practical viewpoint
  • The opportunity to concretely apply academic principles related to option theory or data analysis & science

Your Main Activities Are

  • Monitor and report market risk metrics alongside RISK MFI Metrics Teams
  • Automate and industrialise the various tools used by the market risk analysts while keeping consistency in mind
  • Review, improve and implement in light IT environment dashboards to improve quality and visualization of data analysis
  • Analyse and re-engineer processes and implementations in order to improve harmonization, gain efficiency and reduce operational risk
  • Drive harmonization, best practices and adoption of up-to-date technologies across RISK GM
  • Improve risk insight by making better use of data

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Masters Degree in Economics / Maths / Sciences / Finance or related           
  • Up to 2 years of relevant experience     
  • Advanced level of English, both written and oral
  • Knowledge in
    • MS Office Pack (Excel, PowerPoint)
    • IT Languages (Python)
  • Attention to detail / rigor
  • Ability to collaborate / teamwork
  • Ability to develop and adapt a process
  • Analytical ability
  • Communication skills, both written and oral


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.

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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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