London - 2019 Graduate Analyst Programme - Global Markets - Research

BNP Paribas
07 Oct 2018
27 Oct 2018
Start Date
Who we are

BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) is a leading European investment bank with global leadership in many of our businesses. We are part of the BNP Paribas Group, a financial institution with solid foundations and a proven ability to adapt to change. If you are thinking about a career in investment banking, there is no better place to begin your journey than with BNP Paribas CIB. With nearly 30,000 employees in over 55 countries, we can offer you an exciting start to your career.

The role

The Research Graduate Programme is a 12 month rotational programme where you will conduct 3 x 4 month rotations, two of which will be within Research. One of your rotations will be in another area of Global Markets; sales, structuring, trading, primary, 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
  • Support the research team by conducting analysis of a wide variety of economies, financial markets , as well as political developments
  • Assist in the development of new research and modelling tools
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis on global markets
  • Carry out deep-dive research on a variety of countries/asset classes
  • Draft presentations, research notes and responses to client questions
  • Generate trading strategies
  • Present macroeconomic and market views and/or trading strategies to internal and external clients clearly and effectively

Candidate profile
  • Strong team spirit, enthusiasm and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and engagingly to different audiences
  • Attention to detail and ability to work consistently to a high standard
  • Methodical and innovative thinker
  • Strong drive to exceed expectations and take initiative
  • Adaptable, diligent, rigorous and tough minded
  • Capacity to multi-task
  • Fluent English; additional languages a definite advantage
  • Excellent networking ability
  • Strong organisational and time management skills

Technical skills and qualifications required for the role
  • Excellent academic background
  • Strong interest and basic understanding in Capital Markets
  • Strong interest and basic understanding in macroeconomics and forecasting
  • Good quantitative background (knowledge of basics statistic and econometric modelling)
  • Strong mathematical, analytical, econimic & quantitative skills
  • Proficient with Ms Office tools, Excel and VBA
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Programming skills in Matlab, R or Eviews an advantage
  • 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

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Opening Date: 3rd September 2018

Closing Date: 30th November 2018

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