BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries, with more than 192,000 employees – including more than 146,000 in Europe and over 4,000 in Portugal alone.
BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been the first foreign bank to operate in the country. Today, BNP Paribas has several entities operating directly in this territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.
Worldwide, the Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and 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. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporate and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.
The Lisbon Financing Solutions Origination support Taskforce at BNP Paribas has been set up in the context of the growing expansion of the Financing Solutions metier in the main Continental European locations.
The role of the team is to offer a nearshore support to the origination teams based in Europe, on their day-to-day origination efforts.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
BNP Paribas Financing Solutions is looking to hire a professional to take over the management of the Financing Solutions Origination support team in Lisbon. This manager’s responsibilities will encompass:
Hiring: interactions with universities, presentation and marketing of the team at universities to students
Management of the team: monitoring of the performance of juniors, technical support to answer the specific needs of the juniors, coaching/ preparation of mid-term and final evaluations & identify training needs, discussion and presentation of prospects after the internship, integration of talents identified during the analyst recruitment process
Interaction with teams (in Europe):receipt and handling of staffing requests, quality control on delivery, collection of feedback on the quality of work done, permanently develop an excellent quality of service
Operational control/reporting: liaison with HRs, Lisbon COO, monitoring and communication of main KPIs with management in Paris, proactive communication with main Financing Solutions stakeholders
Origination:assist in the origination of Financing Solutions mandates, particularly involving Portugal
Previous work experience (3 to 5 years) in Financing Solutions, acquisition/leveraged finance or in audit/transaction services where he/ she has developed strong analytical and financial modelling skills
Previous experience as a team coordinator
Perfect fluency in English and Portuguese. French would be a noticeable plus
Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office tools (PowerPoint, Excel and Word) and of financial data bases (DataStream, Thomson Financials, Capital IQ, Bloomberg, among others)
Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, in addition to a genuine interest in management
Excellent capacity to work in autonomy
Proactivity, problem-solving mindset, client service oriented
Available for a training period abroad (1 to 2 months in Paris)
Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.
BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.