Global Macro Rates Sales Assistant, Singapore

May 27, 2024

Global Macro Rates Sales Assistant, Singapore


  • Permanent
  • SG-Singapore
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Position Purpose

The Global Macro Rates Sales Assistant is responsible for assisting the front office (Sales) in their day-to-day activity through, but not limited to, proper deal capture flow, life cycle events, queries and controls of trades post execution.

Key Responsibilities

• Contribute to day to day tasks:

o Assist FO to book simulation tickets in STAR for unwind / re-coupon / package pricing purposes

o Contribute to the implementation of operational permanent control policies and procedures in day‐to‐day business activities.

o Coordinate with client onboarding team to ensure account opening requests are actively followed, and ensure client information is accurately captured into management reporting system

o Ensure sales credits are accurate/input sales credit on traded tickets

o Input trades into the various FO systems such as Markitwire, APEX and STAR accurately and on a timely manner

o Liaise with ETRADING team on electronic trading matters (discussions, bugs, enhancements)

o Liaise with internal MO/BO and external counterparties to ensure smooth operations and resolve issues that may arise

o Maintain good working relationships and open communication channels with all control functions

o Monitor and affirm novation tickets on Markitwire 

o Monitor various control reports

o Participate in process improvements or project discussions

o Response to FO queries on trades issues/client accounts

o Support Rates Sales based in locations like Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong 

• Contribute to SA procedures and BCP plans

• Contribute in the implementation of internal and external audit recommendations related to the Global Macro business where SAs are involved.

• Direct contribution to BNPP operational permanent control framework

• When required, a point of contact for internal departments (market risk, collateral, credit, back office, middle office, IT) within each local location.

Competencies (Technical / Behavioral)

1) Preferably with minimum 3 years of working experience in support function such as sales assistant, Middle-Office or settlement.

2) Product knowledge in fixed income products, particularly in Interest Rates Derivatives.

3) Experience in using Bloomberg or Markitwire.

• Able to multi-task and work under pressure – high intensity expected
• Able to contribute ideas to process or system improvements
• Strong team spirit
• Good interpersonal skills – able to manage different stakeholders
• Independent at work: proactive and able to take initiatives


As the leading European Union bank, and one of the world’s largest financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence in the region since 1860, BNP Paribas offers a wide range of financial services for corporate, institutional and private investors spanning corporate and institutional banking, wealth management, asset management and insurance. 
We passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued and encourage applicants of all backgrounds, including diversity of origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion applicants who may be living with a disability. We have a number of internal employee networks in place to empower our staff to act and challenge the status quo.

BNP Paribas PRIDE is highly active in favour of the LGBTQIA+ community
BNP Paribas MixCity which fosters better representation of women at all levels of the organization
Ability, the mutual aid network for employees with a disability or a disabling or chronic illness
BNP Paribas CulturAll which celebrates diverse backgrounds
BNP is committed to financing a carbon-neutral economy by 2050. The Group is a founding member of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance and has set up its own Low Carbon Transition Group to support its clients through their energy transitions.
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BNP Paribas – Diversity & Inclusion Journey
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BNPP has won Top employer Europe award in a 10th consecutive year
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