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BNP Paribas France Reviews

Updated June 19, 2017
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BNP Paribas CEO and Director Jean-Laurent Bonnafé
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  • Work life balance could be better (in 38 reviews)

  • Senior management from France rotated every 3 years (in 34 reviews)

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  1. "BNP review"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Paris (France)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BNP Paribas full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good and Culture and values
    Strong ambitions

    Cons

    IT bonuses not all the times aligned with desk PNL

    Advice to Management

    Align strategic IT plans with business growth


  2. "BNP Paribas CIB - Central Functions"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Paris (France)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BNP Paribas full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Large international bank, hence at the cross road of all new challenges, issues for the industry. Smart people

    Cons

    Bureaucracy (decision making and speed of action). Big difference between functions and business lines

  3. "Business support analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Paris (France)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BNP Paribas (More than a year)

    Pros

    Comfortable work environment at bnp

    Cons

    Not proactive in any situation


  4. "Executive Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Paris (France)
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BNP Paribas (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Anonymous, Reputable company, Reliable, Good perks, Discreet

    Cons

    French mentality which sums up everything


  5. "Good and demanding depending on the team your work with"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Paris (France)
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at BNP Paribas as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The people from Middle and Back Office are very nice as well as the interns.
    The cantinas are cheap and the work itself is challenging.
    The salary is enough to survive and to basic expenditures.

    Cons

    Some people at front office are rude, because they're too much focused on what they're doing.


  6. "BNPParibas Singapore"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - APAC IT Procurement Officer in Paris (France)
    Former Employee - APAC IT Procurement Officer in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at BNP Paribas (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work.

    Flexible hours

    Do not hire and fire ( French culture I guessed)

    Equal opportunity employers

    Cons

    Less mobility at mid or higher management if you do not speak French


  7. "Worth trying"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Manager in Paris (France)
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Manager in Paris (France)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at BNP Paribas full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits. Big group: opportunities to change position. Solid bank

    Cons

    Conservative. Very long decision making process

    Advice to Management

    Be more flexible. Listen more to employees,

  8. "Product Control"

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    Former Employee - Product Controller in Paris (France)
    Former Employee - Product Controller in Paris (France)

    I worked at BNP Paribas (More than a year)

    Pros

    good start ifyou want to learn the product market

    Cons

    difficult to progress,salary not interesting

    Advice to Management

    change, more the flexibility


  9. "AVP"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President, LISTED DERIVATIVES CLEARING MANAGER/PROJECT MANAGER in Paris (France)
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President, LISTED DERIVATIVES CLEARING MANAGER/PROJECT MANAGER in Paris (France)

    I worked at BNP Paribas (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great health insurance coverage and retirement benefits

    Cons

    bad management that moves the employee around like a pawn


  10. "Assistant manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Paris (France)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Paris (France)

    I have been working at BNP Paribas full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Recognized company. Heard more positive feedback about this company and very successful organisation to work with.

    Cons

    Salary of this company is not high.. At one stage, the base salary component remains constant irrespective of progress in company.

    Advice to Management

    They should consider rise in salary for their current employees.


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