Surveillance Officer Trainee

February 8, 2024

Surveillance Officer Trainee


  • Standard / Permanent
  • PT-13-Porto
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About the job

The Surveillance Officer Trainee plays an important and accountable role in providing support to the FOCS Head of Governance and FOCS management as well as collaborate and maintain a good relationship with relevant 1LOD/2LOD stakeholders. In addition, the Surveillance Officer Trainee contributes to the strengthening of the governance, organization and operational set-up of the FOCS team.

Your Main Activities Are

  • Assist FOCS Head of Governance in:

    • drafting, collating and regularly updating FOCS policies and procedural documents

    • working with senior FOCS officers to understand the models and processes they operate and to work with them to deliver procedural documents to a satisfactory standard

    • supporting Global FOCS to deliver Regulatory commitments

    • working with them to deliver solutions and documentation to close IG Findings and Recommendations.

  • Give support FOCS management:

    • participate in the preparation of Management Information (MI) collection, analysis and presentation for monthly GBL packs drafting, collating and regularly updating FOCS policies and procedural documents

    • participate in the preparation of documentation for GBL CORe, ICC and C&E Board meetings as required.

  • Collaborate and maintain a good relationship with relevant 1LOD/2LOD stakeholders:

    • Within 1LOD, collaborate and maintain a good relationship with BM/COO functions and Senior Management, in order to help them manage their business more effectively

    • Within 2LOD (Compliance, Risk ORC), liaise with them to obtain additional information and draft documentation and provide MI as required and further investigate potential conduct breaches

    • Support the 1LOD/2LOD TOM projects and the extensions of the FOCS team by contributing to different streams

    • Collaborate and maintain a good relationship with the FOCS team, desk heads and senior management and attend and contribute to FOCS team meetings

    • Contribute to the strengthening of the governance, organization and operational set-up of the FOCS team, notably by running some internal controls as required

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Academic background in Economics, Finance, Accounting or Business Management (preferential);
  • Attention to detail/rigor
  • Resilience
  • Strong team work while being able to work autonomously
  • Adaptability
  • Analytical Ability
  • Ability to develop and adapt a process
  • Proficient with MS Office tools
  • Fluency in English (mandatory)


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, 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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