FX eTrader

Permanent contract|London|Corporate & Investment banking

FX eTrader

  • London, United Kingdom
  • Permanent contract
  • Corporate & Investment banking


Overview of Role

As part of our ongoing development plans across our entire FIC business we are aiming to firmly establish ourselves a s a top 10 FX house.

To help in achieving this we are looking to appoint a new FX eTrader who will concentrate on production but will also have the opportunity to shape the eTrading function as you see fit and make a real impact within the Bank.

This is a production role as part of the team but there will be opportunities to have direct responsibility on key initiatives, eg. specific currency pushes.

Here at SG we operate a highly collaborative environment, seeking ways to find innovative solutions to our clients needs, often involving working with several teams / products in parallel. This client focussed approach has enabled us to develop extremely strong connections that we are now looking to take advantage of.

It also means that individuals can have a genuine impact on the performance of the Bank and their careers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop our profile and reputation among clients as a reliable market maker, managing the eFX trading book during London hours with responsibility for risk management and algo oversight
  • Enhance and build long term relationships with clients based on trust and performance – working with sales teams to understand client requirements so we can improve our offering
  • Ongoing analysis of trade, market and other data to propose and develop new models
  • Provide enhanced market making revenues
  • Create ideas for enhancements to our current and planned FX trading systems / processes

Profile required

Experience / Competencies Required

  • Proven FX eTrading background in delivering revenues while also having experience developing the function
  • Highly personable with ability to develop relationships with a wide range of people both internally and externally
  • Pro-active with strong problem-solving skills, desire for continuous development and ability to work autonomously
  • Strong analytical skills with aptitude for numbers and excellent attention to detail

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 identity.

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: 24000I37
Entity: Societe Generale London Branch
Starting date: 2024/11/04
Publication date: 2024/07/05