Associate Level 1/Senior Associate- Drafting Team( EMEA )

September 8, 2023

Associate Level 1/Senior Associate- Drafting Team( EMEA )


  • Standard / Permanent
  • IN-MH-Mumbai
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Job Description 

About BNP Paribas Group:

BNP Paribas is a top-ranking bank in Europe with an international profile. It operates in 71 countries and has almost 199 000 employees. The Group ranks highly in its three core areas of activity: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail banking networks and financial services are grouped together under Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, centred on corporate and institutional clients. The Group helps all of its clients (retail, associations, businesses, SMEs, large corporates and institutional) to implement their projects by providing them with services in financing, investment, savings and protection. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas enjoys leading positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and has a solid and fast-growing network in the Asia/Pacific region.

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24×7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 6000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

About Businessline/Function :

Global Market Operations is a global team, incorporated in 4 main platforms (New-York, London, Hong-Kong and Paris) working very closely with Front Office (FO) (Sales and Trading), Back Office, IT, Finance, Risk, Valuations & Risk Control and Process teams.

Its main missions are to support efficiently the Front Office over the core controls performed post trades:

Trade support, Referential & Corporate Events, P&L, Reporting, Control, Confirmation, Back Office and Settlement, Prime Brokerage, Execution and Brokerage

Job Title:

Associate Level 1 / Senior Associate




COCE Product Control


Mumbai / Bengaluru

Business Line / Function:

COCE Product Control

Reports to:




(if applicable)



Number of Direct Reports:


Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

Global Markets Documentation:

The officer will be a part of the French  confirmation drafting team for Interest Rate Derivatives.


Drafting Team:

The Drafting team is responsible for ensuring that all BNP Paribas confirmations are

Dispatched to clients i.e Interbank and Corporate Clients. The team covers a wide range of products traded by the Trading desks such as Vanilla products and the more complex Structured trades.

The Drafting team is also responsible to perform final verification of the trade economics before dispatching the final confirmations to counterparts.

The team works closely with other Trade Processing teams, legal teams and Front Office to ensure timely communication for any booking discrepancies, template issues and outstanding confirmations.

·    Minimize operational failure, including but not exclusively the risk of fraud by helping to devise and by implementing sufficient regular controls

·    Ensure appropriate escalation to management as soon as an issue is identified.

·    Ensure that documentation controls are done daily, comments detailed clearly, and be responsible for reliability of records

·    Ensure set KPIs are met

·    Play a Role in Project Management

Contributing Responsibilities

Continuous Control & Improvement:

  • Continuous review of processes and controls ensuring we minimize the Operational Risk to BNP Paribas.
  • Contribute to the Permanent Control framework


·    Participate to global projects related to any Documentation processes improvements.

·    Play a key Role in Project Management

Key results areas:

·    Process Alignment

·    Capacity to handle analysis/ continuous improvement/light touch projects

·    Transversality of the global setup

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

Technical competencies :

·       Fluent in French ( Oral & Written )

·       Fluent in Englist (Oral & Writte)

·       ISDA definitions & templates

·       Front to back workflow

·       Risk Management

·       Strong analytical skills

·       Ability to innovate

·       Strong team player and strong problem-solving mindset as well as client-oriented

·       Advanced proficiency in Excel & presentations

Behavioral Competencies :

·       Organized & good resistance to stress

·       Attention to detail

·       Ability to prioritize workloads & use a proactive approach to meet deadlines

·       Self-discipline & autonomy

  • Adaptability & Change Management: Fungible resource who is ready to adapt

·       Strong Client Focus: Client is at the center of all our concerns.

·       Escalation & Reporting

  • Effective escalation and consensus builder

Specific Qualifications (if required)

·       Significant experience in Documentation (drafting /chasing/matching)

·       Bachelor or Master Degree on Economics, Mathematics or Finance.

·       Fluent in French (both oral and written communication)

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Attention to detail / rigor

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Client focused

Communication skills – oral & written

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to set up relevant performance indicators

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Analytical Ability

Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 5 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)


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