Electronic Sales Trader

 Hong Kong       Permanent contract        Sales

Responsibilities


Responsibilities:


The Electronic Trading desk at Societe Generale is a part of the Cash Equity Execution team in the EQD Organization.
The individual in this role would be a part of our regional coverage team whose primary responsibilities would include the following: 


Cover day-to-day trading activity of Societe Generale’s Electronic Trading business which includes:

  • Monitoring clients’ DMA & algorithm orders to ensure seamless execution
  • Advising clients to meet their needs (which algos to use n specific situations, parameters to use,…)
  • Providing regular updates to clients which can include stock specific color and recommendations on algo strategies
  • Ensure that SG’s Equity middle office is aware of the client’s post trade processing requirement, thereby resulting in largely automated and timely processing of trades
  • Distribute marketing content generated by the team so that clients are abreast of relevant product developments within SocGen and market microstructure updates and changes in the region.
  • Generate post trade reports and assist with execution consulting efforts in partnership with sales, other members of the coverage team and quants.
Work closely with the electronic sales and trading team, and back-up other team members to ensure a high-quality and consistent client experience

  • Build new and existing client business by leveraging the firm’s highly competitive algorithmic trading suite and quant resources to generate ideas for client marketing content
  • Assist the team in new client onboarding, and assist all client engagement relative to Algo Customization, assist in IT interaction to develop client focused product solutions
  • Cross Sell – To work alongside Prime Services, Financing and Cash Equity teams and contribute to cross-sell efforts within the firm
  • Fit in with the rest of the team and into SG’s culture

Profile Required


Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4 years in an equity trading or sales role at an Investment Bank, on the High Touch, Program Trading or ideally Electronic desk
  • Knowledge of the nuances of trading Asian markets and market microstructure is a must
  • Familiarity with asset managers and hedge funds trading styles, as well as execution requirements 
  • Interest and ability to understand the quantitative engines of the electronic trading platform. Knowledge of the Transaction Cost Analysis and experience in optimizing client usage of an algo suite 
  • Basic knowledge of listed derivatives and synthetic equity products would be beneficial
  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering or similar
  • Excellent relationship, communication & organizational skills 
  • Independent and motivated to succeed in fast-paced brokerage & institutional trading environment
  • Understanding of Institutional Investors, in particular Asset Managers and Hedge Funds
  • Fluent English is mandatory, Fluent Cantonese and Mandarin is preferred 

Business Insight


SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Societe Generale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. SG CIB provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

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: 19000W7V
Business unit: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: 27/12/2019
Date of publication: 27/11/2019
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Electronic Sales Trader

Permanent contract   |   Hong Kong   |   Sales