FX Sales

Permanent contract|Singapore|Corporate & Investment banking

FX Sales

  • Singapore
  • Permanent contract
  • Corporate & Investment banking


  • To be a senior member of the SEA financial institutions sales team with specific focus on both hedge funds and fast money (HFFM) as well as global real money clients based in Southeast Asia.
  • The product perimeter is primarily focused on flow FX and FXO, but product expertise extends to cash rates and flow derivatives in both EM Asia and G10.
  • Intensify the push on digital offerings on FX across single and multi-dealer platforms ensuring expansion of client footprint, comprehensive user-mapping, price tiering and client profitability analytics.
  • Maintain complete alignment with trading desks to grow and protect trading P&L through diversifying the client base across the region and reinforce our risk recycling capabilities and leverage on a more content-driven and advisory approach.
  • Advocate principles of cross selling with other HFFM sales in other product desks such as cross asset, equity derivatives and prime services sales.
  • Grow close coordination with HFFM sales teams in London and NY to grow overall client profitability, especially with global accounts.
  • Mentor junior team members by sharing FX product expertise as well as disciplined work ethic.
  • Partake in training sessions, product presentations and visit hubs to exchange. Develop a market advisory approach with relative value analysis and trade idea generation in close interaction with the Trading and Research teams.
  • Maintains strong connectivity with the market, understand the needs of each client segment, what competitors do in terms of products - Feedback the information to management, other sales teams, engineering, structuring teams and trading teams to improve capabilities of the platform.
  • Strong adherence to the Group’s Code of Conduct and compliance requirements, along with other internal and external regulations and standards.
  • Responsible for pre-trade coordination, trade confirmation and post trade coordination.

Profile required

Academic background and certifications, experience

  • Possesses a degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics or Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years relevant financial markets experience in sales and trading
  • Proven capabilities in building strong relationships with clients, and has existing relationships with macro hedge funds and real money clients
  • Strong technical knowledge on FIC products, particularly FX
  • Persuasive communicator, and able to manage stakeholders at all levels
  • Good team player: Work closely and back up other team members to ensure client business continuity

Behavioral Skills

  • Client - Client focus: I put long term relationship with our clients at the center of my actions, whatever my position
  • Client - Risk: I strive to satisfy clients while taking into account risks for the company
  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the team’s interest over my own results
  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions
  • Responsibility - Performance: I strive for high performance
  • Commitment - Exemplarity: I embody the Group’s values
  • We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidate will be notified.

Business insight

Company Description

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.

For more information, follow us on LinkedIn @Société Générale or visit our website www.societegenerale.asia.

Department Description

The successful candidate will join the SEA financial institutions sales based in Singapore responsible for official institutions, asset managers, insurance companies, macro hedge funds, banks and private banks across FX, rates, and credit flow and vanilla derivatives. There is a larger Pan-Asia macro hedge fund sales community including professionals across regional centers HK, London and NY that works in close coordination across the various time zones.

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: 2300060W
  • Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
  • Starting date: 2023/04/02
  • Publication date: 2023/03/02