London - Graduate Analyst Programme 2020 - Research

Europe
UK
London
Graduate / Analyst
Global Markets
Not applicable

WHO WE ARE

The bank for a changing world. BNP Paribas has been recognized 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.

 

THE ROLE
The Markets 360 Graduate Programme is a 12 month rotational programme where you will conduct 3 x 4 month rotations, two of which will be within Markets 360. One of your rotations will be in another area of Global Markets; sales, structuring, research, 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

 

CONDUCT

-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: 5th  September 2019

CLOSING DATE: 29th November 2019