Emerging Market Trader Assistant M/F - VIE London

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Summary of key purposes of the role: 
  • Trading assistant for the Emerging Markets  market FX and IRD market making desk
  • Must be able to work and communicate well in a team
  • Ability to take own initiative on building expertise and on various  projects
  • Develop internal markets monitoring tools
  • Close working relationship with sales, and developing better client contacts, including trade idea generation, and regular client visits with sales & strategy.
  • Close working relationship with support functions such as IT, pricing teams, risk, MO and BO.
Summary of key responsibilites of the role:

  • Understand the key elements that are driving  Emerging Markets assets.
  • Prepare  daily Risk, Pnl , market comments and refinancing reports
  • Support traders in daily reconciliation processes.
  • Develop and optimize pricers, and risk spreadsheets
  • Work to improve and optimise costs controls within the desk processes
  • Develop internal relationships with all our partners in order to better understand the trading operations.
  • Pass all necessary exams FCA trading exams
  • Trade fxswaps and treasury products in order to cover SG nostro positions in various EM currencies.
  • Price various IRD products, as well as understand all the risks, hedging, and booking of the deals

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 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, please see  www.civiweb.com .

All our positions are open to people with disabilities


Your profile:

  • Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering school or University in finance or maths (academic knowledge in statistics strongly appreciated)
  • IT literate (strong office knowledge particularly Excel, coding on VBA – or other - appreciated)-Fully bilingual (French/English, knowledge of a language from an emerging country such as Turkey, South Africa, Russia is a plus)
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong sense of initiative
  • A genuine interest in financial markets
  • A team player



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



The Fixed Income department at Societe Generale aim at providing a full set of services to Institutional and Corporate clients that will support their investment or risk management targets.
Thanks to market-leading research, engineering, trading and e-commerce capabilities, our clients benefit from strategic insights, flow information, competitive pricing and seamless execution across rates, credit, FX, and emerging markets.
We design solutions for our clients, capitalising on the full spectrum of fixed income and currencies products and services

Job code: 19000N1S
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 01/11/2019
Date of publication: 06/08/2019
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Emerging Market Trader Assistant M/F - VIE London

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