Coverage support to FIG Banks coverage

International Volunteer Program|London|Corporate & Investment banking

Coverage support to FIG Banks coverage

London, United Kingdom International Volunteer Program Corporate & Investment banking


GLBA is the Coverage and Investment Banking division of SGCIB GLBA offers clients the whole range of services offered by the bank, with particular focus on cross-selling the capital markets offering.

GLBA/FIG/GBR is in charge of the relationships and develops business with SG’s Financial Institution clients, namely Banks and insurance companies. The team is composed of Senior Bankers, VPs and analysts who are assigned a portfolio of clients and whose primary operational responsibilities are to:
•    Manage the overall client relationship in order for SG to be seen as a long-term partner
•    Build network across C-suite, decision-makers, dealers and facilitators
•    Understand client requirements, identify gaps in coverage, and work with front office salespeople to pitch suitable solutions and services
•    Develop detailed client plans to establish pipeline opportunities/ priorities for resource planning
•    Promote cross-selling, diversify revenue streams to support sustainable long-term business flow
•    Supporting business lines on risk related issues

Your responsabilities as VIE:

  • Perform economic and financial analysis on key clients and prospects.
  • Conduct industry research including: peer analysis, sector/country studies.
  • Prepare presentation and marketing materials for use in client meetings and transaction execution, covering topics such as financing alternatives, capital markets activity, capital structure advice, treasury services and derivatives.
  • Conduct internal reviews and follow up action plan per client/portfolio: analyse business potential and cross selling opportunities, participate in meetings with salespeople to identify the opportunities/gaps.
  • Participate to the team development: optimising existing systems and processes, proposing new  projects 
  • Monitor market trends and track client performance.
  • Understand the impact of new regulation, market evolution on of Financial Institutions and SG offering (including  AQR, Basel III, MIFID, EMIR).

Profile required

PLEASE NOTE that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.

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

• Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering School or University with a specialization in Business, or banking and or finance

• A previous experience in banking would be appreciated
• Good communication and presentation skills
• Proficient/Good command of MS Office
• Fluent in English

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in London 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 months.

In case a visa is necessary, please make sure your passport is valid up to 6 months after the end of the VIE contract to not delay your departure.
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: 2300002Z
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2023/04/01
Publication date: 2023/01/03