Head of department
ABOUT BNP PARIBAS
At BNP Paribas Canada, it is our employees which make the difference... Our 75 nationalities are part of our diversity!
Do you like challenges, a structured framework, the prospect of optimizing and innovating? You are known for your originality and want a certain freedom to think while sharing your knowledge and ideas?
... Come help us contribute to the growth of our Canadian platform!
You will benefit amongst other things from:
· Access to social volunteer and recreational programs, via our many Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
· Opportunities for career development through active internal mobility and our innovative training program: Canada Academy
· A brand new workspace, flexible, comfortable and easily adaptable to your needs: remote work opportunities, standing desks, innovation lab., open meeting rooms and spaces
Review and negotiate equity derivatives transaction documentation;
Review and negotiate custom index documentation, including licenses, rule books and disclosures
Address various equity derivatives / custom index documentation-related inquiries from internal stakeholders and clients;
Maintain negotiation trackers and update relevant internal systems with status of negotiations;
Participate in ad hoc derivatives documentation and regulatory projects as needed.
Ideal candidate profile
TRAINING AND OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE
JD Degree or equivalent
Two (2) + years of law firm or in-house experience
ESSENTIAL SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Bilingual : English and French
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS
Experience in negotiating derivatives and/ or securities offering documentation;
Familiarity with recent US and cross-border derivatives regulatory framework, including Dodd-Frank and EMIR requirements for various types of trades and products;
Excellent oral and written communication, analytical and organizational skills;
Ability to work well in a team, handle multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize workload and complete assignments efficiently with the sense of urgency and attention to detail;
Ability to work across the organization as required and maintain high standards of professionalism in all dealings with team members and internal/external clients;
Technical: Microsoft OS (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
A recruitment policy that promotes equity and diversity:
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.
We pride ourselves in applying non-discrimination rules to all our recruitments.
We will only contact the candidates selected who meet the job requirements in terms of training and experience.
About BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 195,000 employees, including more than 148,000 in Europe. 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, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.
About BNP Paribas in Canada
In Canada, BNP Paribas is one of the dominant foreign banks in the country and is committed to building its platform even further. Since becoming the operational hub for the Group’s activities in North America in 2013, it has grown significantly to reach more than 700 employees and is expected to continue growing in the coming years. With the continued development of technology and financial fields, BNP Paribas Canada continues to attract experts with diverse backgrounds as well as young and ambitious talent from across the globe. With the international mobility and capacity that very few companies can offer, BNP Paribas prides itself in providing a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow.