Global Markets Business Manager-Trainee

Fixed term contract|London|Others

Global Markets Business Manager-Trainee

London, United Kingdom Fixed term contract Others


Description of the Business Line or Department

Global Markets is a trusted partner to Corporates and Financial Institutions in market activities, offering a cross-expertise in Research, Investment and Risk Solutions, Execution and Prime Services.

The candidate will join the Business Transformation & Oversight team responsible for the UK platform of Global Markets. The team’s main responsibilities are to steer the Global Markets activities in the UK, drive their transformation and oversee their operational chains, financials, and risks.

The position is based in London.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

Key purposes:

  • Assist the Business Transformation & Oversight team in the UK and the Chief Operating Officer for MARK in the UK in supervising the Global Markets UK platform
  • Take an active part in ongoing transversal projects impacting the UK platform of Global Markets
  • Automation and digitalization of regular reports on key regulatory and business metrics for Global Markets UK, and regular production and monitoring of these

Summary of responsibilities

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead the production and further automation of regular management reporting, e.g. monitoring of Staff, KYC, New Products, P&L and Cost metrics, while ensuring a proper follow-up on action plans internally within Global Markets and with our partners (e.g. Finance, Risk, Compliance, KYC teams etc.)
  • Leverage on Société Générale’s digital platform ‘SG Markets’ to digitalize existing management reports and improve existing processes
  • Support the roadmap of the Future of Work set-up for UK Trading and Sales teams including technological enhancements and change management
  • Assist the Business Transformation & Oversight team in the UK in regulatory and business monitoring topics (e.g. UK Wholesale Markets Review) impacting the Global Markets UK platform and its local governance
  • Provide ad-hoc support and analysis regarding the Global Markets UK activity while help oversee the day-to-day operations
  • Follow-up projects meant to address gaps in our organization, processes or systems in relation to Sales and Trading governance issues
  • Contribute and play an active role to the Business Transformation & Oversight and the wider Global Markets community in the UK

Profile required


  • Experience in the financial services industry or consultancy preferred
  • Excellent skills in Excel and Powerpoint
  • Elementary proficiency in Python and/or VBA required, advanced proficiency preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capacity to prioritize and organize
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Teamwork & cooperation spirit
  • Dynamic, resilient, and able to work under pressure with good attention to detail
  • Proactive in learning and adaptive to changes

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: 22000B07
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/06/20