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Trainee: GFI Sales Assistant



  • Support sales people in providing Tier 1 Financial Institutions with QIS, Structured Hedging, financing and Yield Enhancement Solutions and assisting in executing primary transactions (market intel, generation of marketing pitch, pricing, term sheet...)  
  • Interact daily with the Trading and Pricing/Structuring Teams (for pricing requests) 
  • Provide a high level of operational support to the sales (trades follow-up, documentation) 
  • Be the safe keeper of the internal rules (accurate documentation, risk limits...), in close coordination with the Sales COO 
  • Provide a high level of operational support to the sales (trades follow-up, documentation) 
  • Solve business or operational issues related to the products sold with the assistance of the IT teams, back-offices, middle-offices 
  • Analyze, investigate, research, manage and resolve various requests from clients related to products and documentation (legal and commercial) 
  • Ensure compliance with internal procedures and guidelines (SHB, clients on-boarding, credit risk checks, product guidelines, margin policies, restructuring policies, etc..) 
  • Produce reliable reporting and ensure data management (including but not limited to, CRM and P&L data) used for management information production     


Profile Requirements:

  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance, Economics or similar
  • Reliability and rigor/attention to details 
  • Capacity to prioritize and organize        
  • Ability to work under pressure    
  • Strong communication skills 
  • Knowledge of market activities and mechanisms (rationale, pricing parameters, …)
  • Strong analytical skills    
  • Fluency in English is mandatory

Behavioral Skills

  • Client - Sales and Marketing Strategy: I contribute to adapt our offer to our clients'/internal partners' needs
  • Client - Client  focus: I put long term relationship with our clients at the center of my actions, whatever my position 
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions
  • Responsibility - Courage: I express my convictions and make decisions with courage and respect.
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge

This is a fixed term 12 month Trainee contract with Societe Generale. You will form part of the team on a full time basis. In order to apply for the Trainee position please ensure you have completed your qualification and will be available to work full time for the duration of the Trainee contract.


Company Description

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

Department Description

MARK GFI Sales team provides Global Tier 1 Financial Institutions with multi-asset market solutions. It addresses their needs, offering bespoke solutions within multiple activities, including: QIS, Structured Hedging, Financing and Yield Enhancement Solutions. MARK GFI Sales capitalizes on strong trading relationships and on the engineering team to deliver cross asset expertise.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Closed 2 months ago
Closed 2 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    All Disciplines

  • Work rights:

    Hong Kong Student Visa, Hong

  • Locations:

    Hong Kong (Hong

  • Closing Date:28th Jul 2021, 3:00 pm


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