BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 196,000 employees, including around 149,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets, International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors.
BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking is a globally recognised leader offering capital markets, securities services, financing, treasury and advisory solutions.
BNPP is a leading bank in Sustainable Finance and Global Markets contributes to the group across its financing, investing, hedging and servicing activities, bridging investors needs and issuers ESG needs.
Integrating Sustainable Finance into our strategic dialogue with our clients has become a key pillar of GM strategy, well aligned with the rest of CIB.
Our objective is to embed Sustainable Finance in the normal course of business, and every employee will be expected to contribute to their team or desk efforts to promote and develop ESG products and sustainable finance solutions during their rotations.
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 Global Markets Graduate Programme is a 12 month rotational programme where you will conduct 3 x 4 month rotations. In addition to experiencing a range of sales desks across different asset classes, you will also have the opportunity to conduct one rotation in a different specialism including; sales, structuring, research or primary. This will give you an immense opportunity to learn about a variety of products, clients and markets over the course of the programme.
These will vary due to the rotational nature of the programme but the following can be expected for your sales rotations:
You will support activities by analysing opportunities, producing research and market analysis.
Provide market commentary for internal and external distribution.
Identify new clients for the business.
Support client initiatives.
Develop presentations for use by team.
There are different type of Sales (Macro/Mast/Solutions) across Corporate and Institutional clients. In all cases, we would expect the Candidates to demonstrate the following skills:
Methodical, logical, systematic and solution-driven approach
Creativity and willingness to challenge and innovate
Strong drive to exceed expectations and take initiative
Great multitasking and time management skills
Strong analysis and judgement
Meticulous accuracy with a keen eye for detail
Confident verbal communication and networking skills
Proactive and enthusiastic self-starter
Demonstrate commercial awareness and a keen interest in current affairs and finance topics
Excellent spoken and written English
Additional languages are an advantage.
In addition, the following skillset would be considered a plus for the following roles:
Solutions Sales : Data knowledge, Regulatory and law knowledge, Investment Banking knowledge