Introducing BNP Paribas in APAC
We drive transformation in a changing world
BNP Paribas is one of the world’s biggest and best-known banks, founded in the nineteenth century to meet the demands of a booming French economy. We opened for business in China and India in 1860, and today we employ over 10,000 people in 14 markets across Asia. We’re known for providing a full portfolio of services to private and institutional investors all over the world.
As an employer, we offer personal development and a positive working environment – the chance to realise your full potential, in a direction that suits your goals, in a business of exceptional size and scope.
Here’s what a career at BNP Paribas in APAC could mean for you.
This is the place for you
- A great place to work
Think you know financial services? Think again. We’ve built our success on a system of values that fosters mutual respect and puts the team before the individual. We believe in supporting our colleagues’ family and personal lives by helping them to strike an equitable balance between their personal and professional goals.
- A great place to learn
We want everyone at BNP Paribas to have every possible opportunity to develop beyond the demands of their current role. As well as access to cutting-edge training programmes at our state of the art development centre you’ll benefit from frequent exposure to challenging projects, new experiences, and senior colleagues.
- A great place to be
With our long history and deep local knowledge, we’re one of the best-positioned institutions in the Asia-Pacific region – and we’ve publicly committed to further growth. This is the right place for responsible, ambitious people to achieve their long-term goals among like-minded colleagues.
What you could do
We provide our clients in the Asia-Pacific region with a full range of services tailored to meet their specific needs – which means we can offer our colleagues an unparalleled range of choice and breadth of experience. Explore some of the places a career with BNP Paribas in Asia Pacific could take you…
Corporate & Institutional Banking
BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking is a global leader in debt capital markets and derivatives. If you’re interested in how the global economy works, you could learn about how we provide bespoke solutions to our clients in financing, banking, financial advisory, global markets risk management, and securities.
- Risk & asset management
We offer risk management solutions across a broad spectrum of asset classes – from stocks and commodities to rates and currencies. You’ll find yourself working with our clients to help them protect their assets and mitigate against risks to their investments.
- Business financing
You could develop strong, sector-specific knowledge that will help you support our clients in their various financing needs: bank financing, debt capital markets & equity capital markets.
- Business expansion
Develop specific sector knowledge and product expertise in the fields that interest you to help our clients expand their businesses – whether through capital raising or by mergers and acquisitions
- Operational solutions
You’ll work in partnership with high-profile clients to find global treasury solutions that match their needs – from cash and liquidity management to trade finance & foreign exchange.
International Financial Services
International Financial Services (IFS) is made up of complementary business activities ranging from retail services to wealth management. There are opportunities in our IFS businesses in locations right across the Asia-Pacific region.
- Retail banking
BNP Paribas delivers banking services to retail customers through a network of partners across the Asia-Pacific region, including China’s Bank of Nanjing Group and the Orient Commercial Bank – one of Vietnam’s largest. With local knowledge and brand resonance, these institutions are well placed to provide individuals and small businesses with the banking services they need to grow their interests.
Cardif is our insurance and saving solutions subsidiary, operating across seven countries in the region from a regional hub in Hong Kong. Covering everything from life and home insurance to pension planning and investment, Cardif offers exposure to a huge range of work and clients.
- Asset Management
Work with BNP Paribas Asset Management and you’ll deliver asset management services and solutions – including equities, bonds and alternative classes – to investors in ten markets across the region, with a particular emphasis on China, India and Indonesia.
- Wealth Management
You could join an international team of specialists who work on the monitoring and and safeguarding of private clients’ assets. As well as investment management and financing solutions, you’ll draw on a range of expertise from across Paribas – like art, real estate and philanthropy advisory.
Opportunity for everyone
In a changing world, we know how important a diverse talent pool is to the success of an international business like ours. We’re committed to building and strengthening an inclusive culture, promoting APAC talent and driving gender equality.
We’re reviewing how best to use our development syllabus to support a more inclusive environment, and we’ve aligned our maternity policies to adhere to local practices across the region.
In our communities
BNP Paribas is committed to sustainable working practices in every market in which we do business. In Asia-Pacific, we’ve partnered with local charitable organisations to support initiatives that promote environmental protection and social inclusion, and encourage our colleagues at every level of the business to take part in volunteer programmes to further the Group’s commitment to the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development.
Join BNP Paribas and you could get involved in several projects we’re running across the Asia-Pacific region:
Help2Help provides practical help to colleagues who want to dedicate time to social initiatives and charitable activities. Anyone in the business has the right to submit a proposal to apply for sponsorship to support a charity.In the last few years we’ve provided resources in support of fifty-six projects running across fourteen markets in Asia Pacific. Beneficiaries have included children, the elderly and people with disabilities from every country in which we do business.
- Room to Read
Room to Read works to promote literacy among children in developing countries, with a particular focus on gender equality in education. BNP Paribas ran a two-month fundraising programme in the Asia-Pacific region, raising $149,626 to fund 626 girls in Delhi through a year of secondary school.