Assistant Trader Forex

International Volunteer Program|Geneva|Corporate & Investment banking

Assistant Trader Forex

Geneva, Switzerland International Volunteer Program Corporate & Investment banking


The role of FX and Derivatives Trader - Dealer is among the Market Solutions Department at Société Générale Private Banking. The team is composed of seven persons, five Sales Trader, and two Traders Dealer located on the trading floor. The trader will execute orders for the bankers, and the Sales desk.

Your responsibilities:

  • Trading FX & Precious Metals, Forward, SWAP, Rates
  • Dealing directly with counterparts through the phone and trading platforms
  • Managing the flow of fiduciary deposits and the bank treasury
  • Working on a daily FX report, and on demand analysis to support the sales desk

Profile required

  • Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering School or University with a specialization in Finance
  • A previous experience in financial market would be appreciated
  • Motivated, interested by the FX and precious metal
  • Managing high level of pressure in a stressful environment
  • Proficient of Excel
  • Ideally familiar with Bloomberg and/or Reuters/Refinitiv
  • Fluent in English and French    

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in Geneva is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 12 to 18 months.
The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information (including your financial indemnities), please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000Z34
Entity: Société Générale Private Banking
Starting date: 2022/02/01
Publication date: 2021/11/24