BNP Paribas

London – Graduate Analyst Programme 2018 – Research

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 Research Graduate Programme is a 12 month rotational programme where you will conduct 3 x 4 month rotations, the majority of which will be within Research. One of your rotations may be outside this, within another area but still within Global Markets.

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 

What we’re looking for

  • Excellent academic qualifications.
  • Strong interest in macroeconomics and forecasting
  • Good quantitative background (knowledge of basics statistic and econometric modelling)
  • Strong team spirit, enthusiasm and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and oral skills
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and engagingly to different audiences
  • Attention to detail and ability to work consistently to a high standard
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Methodical and innovative thinker
  • Strong drive to exceed expectations and take initiative
  • Programming skills in Matlab, R or Eviews an advantage
  • Proficient with MS Office tools, Excel and VBA
  • Adaptable, diligent, rigorous and tough minded
  • Capacity to multi-task
  • Fluent English; additional languages a definite advantage
  • Methodical and innovative thinker
  • Strong drive to exceed expectations and take initiative
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal
  • Excellent networking ability
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • An ability to multi-task
  • An ability to work effectively in a team

Technical skills and qualifications required for the role

  • Excellent academic background
  • Strong interest in Capital Markets
  • Proficient with Ms Office tools, Excel
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Additional language skills are an advantage.


  • 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

Closing date: 11th November 2017

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