Digital Platform Graduate Trainee

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Description of the Business Line or Department

The Global Banking & Investor Solutions Division (GBIS), which serves institutional clients, large corporate clients, and private banking clients has placed digital and innovation at the core of its strategic plan with the launch of our highly successful and award winning  SG Markets Digital B2B platform offering

We are looking for graduates who will be responsible for developing interactive product propositions working closely with stakeholders across the business. As a graduate product trainee, you will gain valuable business insight across the Wholesale Markets business and be expected to pitch and share ideas in an open fast paced environment that values entrepreneurial spirit.

As a graduate trainee, you will be given responsibility from the outset. You will have the opportunity to work with and learn from experts within their field and to make a genuine contribution to the success of the business.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

·         Development of projects across various business lines including managing requirements

·         Develop, test and Implement iterative business propositions and prototypes around initiatives in Business Intelligence, Automation and Efficiencies from the use of Data Science.

·         Identify Revenue Generating and/or Cost Saving Use cases with local teams working closely with Digital Office in Paris

·         Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders including users and partners (including Third Party Fintech providers)

Summary of responsibilities

Support the Head of Execution Platforms on the following:

·         Capture business requirements and needs across several diverse initiatives across the Wholesale Markets in the UK

·         Work closely with UX/UI designers, Product Owners and IT teams to capture business requirements into product journeys

·         Create iterative prototypes using HTML and REST APIs. JavaScript and Python an advantage

·         Develop Data Science use cases and prototypes

·         Improving the client communication channels specifically highlighting SG Markets Digital Services and Capabilities

·         Creating promotional videos, service-specific factsheets & event-based material using Adobe Creative Cloud

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·         Develop iterative propositions and prototypes for business feedback prior to IT development

·         Some experience with Machine Learning, Workflow and/or Business Intelligence tools/packages.

·         Knowledge of HTML, Bootstrap, Python, CSS,  Javascript & Github highly desirable

·         Knowledge of API consumption using SOAP and/or RESTful

·         Familiarity with the Adobe CC (Premiere Pro, After Effects etc) and Adobe Suite (Photoshop/Illustrator) and InDesign

·         Strong MS Office (Excel in particular)

·         Creative experience with a keen eye for detail

·         An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment

·         An ability and desire to learn new skills quickly.

·         Ability to work to deadlines

·         Excellent analytical skills, good attention to detail and strong problem-solving abilities

·         Good verbal and written communication skills

·         Project-oriented; focused on quality and delivery

Why Join Us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business Insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.

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.

Job code: 20000F1Z
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 31/08/2020
Date of publication: 04/07/2020
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