Financial Markets Innovation Programme

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance

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What does this job entail?

Are you passionate about financial concepts & products and areyou eager to deepen your knowledge on these topics? Is innovation partof your DNA? Do you want to be at the forefront of the digitaltransformation that is taking place in the financial services industry nowadays?

Then the Financial Markets Innovation Programme might be the perfectmatch for you!

At KBC, a leading bank-insurance player in the Benelux andCentral-East Europe, we are currently looking for young, talented,result-driven people that are ready to onboard on the journey of theFinancial Markets Innovation Programme (FMI Programme). During a2-year period, you will be immersed in the fascinating world ofcorporate and investment banking.

The Financial Markets Innovation Programme is hosted by KBCSecurities and KBC Financial Markets – Who are we?

KBC Financial Markets is KBC’s connection with the global capitalmarkets. Our activities include foreign exchange and interest ratehedging solutions for clientele in the form of financial institutions,corporates, SMEs and other KBC divisions. We also develop anddistribute investment products requested by our retail andprofessional clients. We have the biggest dealing room in Brussels andare also present in Prague, Bratislava and Budapest.

KBC Securities is the debt and equity house of KBC Group, one ofEurope’s largest financial institutions, with operations in Belgium,the US, the UK and Central Europe. We specialise in strategic,financial advice along with debt and equity raising solutions for bothprivate and listed companies. By growing partnerships and working withthese companies at all stages of their development, we are able tostructure and execute a broad range of corporate finance solutions.

Are you up for the challenge? 

What do we expect from you?

Through 4 accelerated rotations, the Financial Markets InnovationProgramme of KBC offers you the opportunity to take on different rolesin the various areas of corporate and investment banking, a.o.corporate/institutional sales, FX/swap trading, equity/marketresearch, specialised finance, etc.

In every function, you will be able to learn from and work togetherwith seasoned professionals.Besides on-the-job learning, you will getthe chance to turn your innovative ideas into reality in severalprojects, to take on increasing responsibility and to deliver workthat is of true value to our business. In doing so, you will help todigitally shape and transform KBC’s Corporate and Investment bankingfuture from day one.

Your key strenghts?

  • You have a keen interest in financial services and in theevolutions taking place within the domain of banking, which you canback-up with studies, professional experience orextracurriculars;
  • You are passionate about innovation andwilling to work on transformative projects as part of your job;
  • You have a flexible mindset and are willing to take on thechallenge to try several different roles & functions within arelatively short timespan;
  • You have outstanding analytical,communication and interpersonal skills, which you are always lookingto further develop;
  • You are fluent in English; a goodknowledge of Dutch or French is a plus;
  • You hold a Master’sdegree; an additional Master’s is a plus;
  • You candemonstrate an excellent academic track record complemented bymeaningful extracurricular activities (internship(s), internationalexperience, own business, hobbies, sports,…);
  • You have amaximum of 2 years of professional experience.
  • What can we offer you?

    You can count on KBC for:

  • active support during your career,
  • an exceptionalrange of training and development opportunities,
  • manydifferent career opportunities,
  • the possibility to work inBrussels, Leuven or Ghent,
  • a permanent contract,
  • acompetitive salary package, including an extensive package ofadditional benefits and special terms for employees for our bankingand insurance products,
  • flexibility in safeguarding thework life balance,
  • a dynamic working environment with anopen culture and pleasant atmosphere in a high performing team.
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    Published on 17/01/2020

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