Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Analyst Programme - Global Markets - Primary


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Who we are

The bank for a changing world. BNP Paribas has been recognised as the 2019 World’s Best Bank for Corporate Responsibility by Euromoney magazine. This reflects our commitment to financing the economy in an ethical manner, developing and engaging our people, being an agent for positive impact on society and for combating climate change. BNP Paribas contributes to the real economy by providing solutions to a wide range of clients: individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps them realise their personal and professional projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and insurance.

BNPP has a significant presence in the UK with a 150-year history. Whilst recognised as a leading European bank, BNP Paribas in fact operates in 73 worldwide countries with around 200,000 employees. With such a diverse set of banking coverage (ranging from asset management insurance, retail banking, personal finance, vehicle leasing to investment banking) the career opportunities within BNPP are vast, international and attract a diverse staff base.

BNP Paribas - Graduates

Our graduates are our future: the talent that will help us continue to anticipate and manage the changing world that affects our clients. That’s why we’re committed to investing in you.

The role

The Primary Graduate Programme is a 12 month rotational programme where you will conduct 3 x 4 month rotations. In addition to experiencing a range of Primary desks (Dept Capital Markets, Syndicate, Liability Management and Securitised Products Group (SPG) desks across different client bases, you will also have the opportunity to conduct one rotation in a different specialism including; sales, structuring, trading, research or generalist. This will give you an immense opportunity to learn more about a variety of products, clients and markets over the course of the programme.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Supporting DCM Marketers in developing client presentations, letters and proposals.
  • Conduct data analysis on new issues and credit analysis on target clients.
  • Preparing frequent written market updates/ newsletters.
  • Assist in the execution of DCM mandates, coordinating internal and external resources.
  • Support SPG Origination and Structuring teams in sourcing, executing and placing client’s Securitisation transactions.
  • Assist the SPG Portfolio Management team in the credit risk and resources (funding, capital) management of the Bank’s Securitisation exposures.

Candidate profile

  • Analytical, logical and innovative thinker
  • Strong drive to exceed expectations and take initiative.
  • Meticulous accuracy with a keen eye for detail.
  • Confident verbal communication skills
  • Proactive and enthusiastic self-starter
  • Team player
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Additional languages are an advantage.

Technical skills and qualifications required

  • Excellent academic background, minimum 2:1 or equivalent in Bachelor’s degree.
  • Keen interest and basic understanding in Capital Markets.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Strong preference for candidates with intermediate to advanced Excel and Powerpoint skills.
  • Demonstrated interest in current affairs and global finance topics.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a sense of professionalism.
  • Previous internship or work experience
  • Motivated and driven to develop a career in Global Markets.
  • Pro-activeness


  • Be a role model, supporting and fostering a culture of good conduct.
  • Demonstrate proactivity, transparency, and accountability for identifying and managing conduct risks.
  • Consider the implications of your actions on colleagues.


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Opportunity Overview

  • December 10th, 2019
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • London, UK
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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