Economics Trainee

Fixed term contract|London|Risks

Economics Trainee

London, United Kingdom Fixed term contract Risks


Description of the Business Line or Department

•            The Economics department provides coverage of the major market economies, publishing research for clients as well as SG sales and  trading teams

Summary of the key purposes of the role

•            Support the Economics team in producing research

•            Assist the Economics team to communicate economic analysis and insight to SG Clients and front office staff.

•            Engage pro-actively with Sales to ensure the Economics team focuses on areas most relevant to clients.

Summary of responsibilities 

•            Assisting in editing economics research

•            Assisting in constructing and maintaining databases of economic data

•            Assisting in constructing and maintaining economic models

•            Contributing analysis to economics research publications

•            Editing content on the SG economics page on SG Markets

•            Developing own understanding and unique economic analyses

•            Developing own understanding of the role of economic analysis in financial markets

•            Developing strong links with Sales Force

•            Ensuring own understanding of relevant regulatory regime

Profile required


•            Macroeconomics

•            Statistics/Econometrics

•            Competency with MS Excel

•            Competency with Databases

•            Strong writing skills

•            Demonstrable interest in financial markets

•            Financial economics

•            Microeconomics

•            Ability to work in a team environment

•            Ability to work to deadlines without close supervision

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.

Reference: 21000MM1
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/09/20
Publication date: 2021/07/22