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2018 APAC Graduate Programme - Investment Banking - Singapore

Investment Banking APAC
Full time
Full Time
2017 - 18

Position Purpose

BNP Paribas has a presence in 74 countries with over 190,000 employees. It ranks highly in its two core activities: Retail Banking and Services as well as Corporate & Institutional Banking.

In Asia Pacific, the BNP Paribas Group is a leading employer with more than 15,000 employees* and a presence in 14 markets. Being one of the largest international banking networks, we strive to employ talented and innovative people who are aligned to our vision and culture.

*excluding partnerships

The Graduate Programme is a comprehensive 24-month programme designed to equip graduates with the technical skills and individual competencies to embark upon a successful career within the BNP Paribas Group. This opportunity includes a formal mentoring programme, graduate community initiatives, relevant technical training and on- the- job learning from our senior managers and highly experienced team members.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The creation of an Investment Banking Division in APAC takes its roots from the APAC Industrial Plan which collectively identified certain important objectives for CIB in Asia Pacific, which include:
− The deepening and strengthening of our client franchise in chosen areas / sectors
− A better nurturing of the strategic dialogue with selected clients
− An integrated client offer combining financing, access to capital markets, advisory and strategic hedging 

Investment Banking APAC is an integrated client service model combining:
− General coverage teams, working in close association with Heads of Country
− Product teams including Equity Capital Markets, Debt Capital Markets, M&A, Loan Capital Markets
− Integrated sectors teams for Energy National Resources & Project, Transportation, Real Estate, Telecom, Media, Tech (TMT), Financial Institutions

It is expected that the graduate will acquire knowledge/understanding of institutions and develop the overall skills set required to successfully contribute to the business. Depending on the team you are working in, your responsibilities may include, but is not limited to, the following tasks:

− Assist the team in information collection, due diligence and preparing all necessary documents for internal coordination
− Process data, analyze trends and prepare analysis of sector
− Coordinate the preparation of offers and replies to clients, in liaison with different internal entities and the senior members
− Learning and liaising with middle office on our transactions
− Assist the team in marketing to major clients of the bank in Asia, with active participation to mapping and setting up meetings 
− Assist in identifying risks and possible solutions in the course of assignments
− Assist in preparation of necessary liaison documentation, including valuation reports information and presentations.
− Review, develop and utilize financial models and undertake basic credit analysis in close association with experienced team members
− Present output of the analysis written in a coherent manner 
− Other duties assigned by management as requested

Technical and Behavioural Competencies

Students who have recently graduated or graduating in 2018 from all areas of disciplines are most welcome to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

  • Takes initiative and is results driven
  • Strong decision making and analytical skills
  • Act with integrity
  • Ability to manage change and complexity with confidence
  • Strong team player
  • Client focused and commercial thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and genuine interest in Banking and Finance
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office (MS Word, Excel & Power point)
  • Prior related internship within the banking industry is an advantage

This opportunity is closed to applications.