London-Long Term Internship 2019-FX, Local Markets and Commodities Derivatives Structuring-BNP Paribas

2019-06-04 BnpParibas Bnp Paribas

London - Long Term Internship 2019 - FX, Local Markets and Commodities Derivatives Structuring

Long Term Internship
Foreign Exchange & Local Markets
Not applicable


The BNP Paribas Group is a leader in banking and financial services, employing over 200,000 people across 80 countries and 5 continents. BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) is a leading European investment bank with global leadership in many of our businesses. BNP Paribas CIB, with nearly 20,000 employees in over 50 countries, can offer you an exciting and truly global career. 

At BNP Paribas CIB, we work continuously on behalf of our clients, helping them to realise their projects around the world. You can be an important part of this, helping us to serve our clients both in mature and emerging markets, providing them with financial solutions across a diverse range of expertise, products and services. Our origins lie in Europe but nearly a quarter of our employees now work in our multi-award-winning Asian offices and we are a committed player in all markets. 

Strong risk management, combined with the stability that comes from being part of one of the largest banking groups in the world, underpin our success. Joining us, you’ll become an integral part of a dynamic team that spans nationalities, cultures and backgrounds, drawing together people from around the globe and reflecting our commitment to international placements.



Part of the Structuring team for FX, Local Markets and Commodity Derivatives Structuring team, the role would involve gaining knowledge of the range of products offered throughout Europe and the Middle East to our clients as well as working closely with the team to put together solutions to tackle the investment and/or liability management needs of our clients



As part of the FX, Local Markets and Commodities Structuring team for both Corporate and Institutional Clients, the candidate will be based in London and will be involved in the following:


·     Structuring, developing, and pricing of derivatives products (Swaps, Options, and Exotics) across asset classes including hybrids. Liaising with quant and trading teams.

·     Analyse client needs, offering solutions based on derivatives/structured products, and meeting clients together with senior marketing staff.

·     Participating in pushing trade ideas internally and to clients (e.g. writing marketing notes, research pieces)

·     Preparing high calibre marketing materials and trade descriptions for potential and actual transactions

·     Help to promote business by giving indicative prices for complex transactions, and by tailoring transactions to a client's specific needs

·     Gain a strong knowledge of Derivatives across asset classes (especially Interest Rate and Foreign Exchange)



Education and Experience

·     Excellent academic record from top university

·     Finance, Economics, Mathematics or Financial Engineering background

·     Highly numerate background and strong analytical skills

 Technical & Personal Skills

·     Well-rounded individual

·     Strong communication skills

·     Team player

·     Self-confident (need to hold their own in a trading floor environment)

·     Well-presented (will be "selling" ideas internally and to the Bank's clients)

·     Proactive, energetic and enthusiastic

·     Dynamic and quick thinker with the ability to multi-task and prioritise work

·     Ability to work under pressure and to a deadline

·     Good interpersonal skills and ability to converse with both traders and to explain complex transactions to marketers and their clients



·     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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