Sanctions & Embargos B1 Officer

Employment contract:



Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal





About the job

  • The
    Sanctions and Embargoes Officer’s mission is to perform Due Diligences on
    the alerts that have been escalated by Level A, including perform
    necessary investigation and provide supporting documentation. Level B1
    should provide a first advice regarding the possibility of clearing the
    alert and assign the alert for further review by level B2

Your Main Activities Are

  • Obtain all necessary information and
    documentation in compliance with Group policies and procedures
  • Save and copy all relevant information research/obtained
    documentation and attach in FircoSoft for document retention purposes
  • Contact local sites to gather some documentation,
    if needed
  • Perform investigations that usually contain
    several information sources (Documentary evidence of the economic purpose
    of the transaction; originator or Beneficiary information; origin or
    destination of the goods; KYC elements; any missing documentation related
    to the transaction and others)
  • Escalate all alerts to Level B2, including a
    recommendation whether the alert can be cleared or not, as well as all
    necessary information and supporting documentation

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Postgradute in Economics,
    Finance and Accounting
  • Fluent (C1-C2) English
  • From 3 to 4 years of relevant
    experience in Banking and Financial Operations
  • Up to 2 years of relevant
    experience in Compliance
  • Ability
    to collaborate / teamwork
  • Adaptability
  • Good communication skills
    (both oral & written)



Why joining BNP Paribas?

· Leading banking institution

BNP Paribas is a leader in the
Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots
in Europe’s banking history. It has a presence in 65 countries, with around 190
000 Employees – including more than 145 000 in Europe.


· Our presence in Portugal

Since 1985, BNP Paribas was
one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has
around 7.100 employees across several entities operating directly in the
territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support
its clients and their businesses.

· International reach

Thanks to its international
presence and regular and close collaboration among its different entities, BNP
Paribas has the resources to support all clients with financing, investment,
savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success. BNP
Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions:

  • Retail Banking, a
    division that brings together all of the Group’s retail activities and
    specialised business lines;
  • Investment &
    Protection Services
    that include specialised businesses offering a
    wide range of savings, investment and protection services;
  • Corporate &
    Institutional Banking
    division that offers tailored financial solutions
    for corporate and institutional clients.

· Diversity and Inclusion

BNP Paribas is an equal
opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all
job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is
discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment,
marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race,
religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. 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.

· Commitment towards work/life balance

At BNP Paribas we care about
our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work
and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work,
being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and
mentally. Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.

· Remote Working Conditions

At BNP Paribas, we embrace a
Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this
framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities
adapted to our hybrid working environment. To guarantee a comfortable and
efficient working set-up, eligible employees are provided with both the office
and home equipment, are entitled to an equipment allowance and can benefit from
exclusive partnerships to purchase additional equipment at reduced prices.


To find out more on why you
should join BNP Paribas visit


* Please
note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.

* In case
you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to
support your hiring process.