Head of IG Corporate Trading

Permanent contract|London|Corporate & Investment banking

Head of IG Corporate Trading

London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking

Responsibilities

Description of the Business Line or Department

The Global Markets functions is a trusted partner to external clients (Corporates, Financial institutions and Asset Managers) in market activities, offering a cross-expertise in Research, Investment and Risk Solutions,  Execution and Prime Services.

FIXED INCOME & CURRENCIES

A SOLUTIONS & DERIVATIVES HOUSE

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.

CREDIT

LINKING BORROWERS TO INVESTORS FROM ORIGINATION TO DISTRIBUTION

We service our clients on the full credit spectrum from Investment Grade to High Yield and X-Over and on cash as well as indices, options and singe name CDS.

GLOBAL FX & EMERGING MARKETS EUROPEAN MARKET LEADER WITH EMERGING MARKET FOCUS

Our clients can tap our capacity to execute large FX deals. We also offer a global coverage on all major currencies, and the local access of our global emerging markets platform spanning CEE, Asia, Africa and Brazil.

RATES

ACCESS TO CASH AND DERIVATIVES

Through packaged trade ideas or flawless execution, we offer our clients the best of our trading and structuring expertise. Our capabilities span from derivatives to government, agency & supranational securities to covered bonds, inflation-linked products and ETFs.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

  • Focus on the market making of the Corporate Cash bonds. The incumbent will head the team in term of leadership, strategy, commercial push and risk management.
  • They will as well focus on the scarce resources (BS, LR, RWA) and will need to work very close to our DCM/SYN business.
  • They should spend time developing our Hybrid/Perp activity with a strong connection with our GRS analyst
  • Should have the ability to make a “bridge” with our HY activity

Summary of responsibilities

  • Focus on the market making of the Corporate Cash bonds. The incumbent will head the team in term of leadership, strategy, commercial push and risk management.
  • They will as well focus on the scarce resources (BS, LR, RWA) and will need to work very close to our DCM/SYN business.
  • They should spend time developing our Hybrid/Perp activity with a strong connection with our GRS analyst
  • Should have the ability to make a “bridge” with our HY activity
  • Develop our profile and reputation among clients as a reliable market maker
  • Develop long term relationships with clients based on trust and professionalism

Profile required

  • Market knowledge and experience in Investment banking/ financial services industry
  • Sound numerical and Literacy skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player, proactively shares information and collaborates with others
  • Highly motivated, proactive and entrepreneurial
  • Reliable professional conduct
  • Ability to work autonomously and be responsible for following matters through to completion
  • Strong analytical skills and an aptitude for numbers with excellent attention to detail
  • SG Leadership Model competence as defined for individual contributors
  • Ability to develop relationships based on trust and professionalism
  • Language requirements if applicable are as defined to support the role purpose and coverage areas. (English is the business language for SG).

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: 21000U54
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/12/06
Publication date: 2021/10/06
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