High Grade Debt Capital Markets - Environmental Social Governance

Permanent contract|New York|Corporate and Investment Banking

High Grade Debt Capital Markets - Environmental Social Governance

New York, United States Permanent contract Corporate and Investment Banking



    Deliver SG CIB's multi-currency Debt Capital Markets strategy in the Americas through thoughtful, proactive, advisory-based client coverage focused on:
    Preparation of client coverage strategy (in coordination with DCM management and investment banking coverage officers), 
    Performance of client coverage, including traveling for pitch meetings in accordance with best market practices (in coordination with the DCM team), 
    Take a leading role in our ESG efforts in the Americas region:
    Coordinate ESG products & pitches with the Debt Capital Markets team focusing on advising clients on identification of eligible sustainable/green projects, setting KPI’s, and embedding these concepts within various financial instruments
    Execute ESG mandates in partnership with senior DCM originator and syndicate group
    Monitor Green/Social/Sustainable/KPI-linked bond market trends
    Coordinate with syndicate to find opportunities created by the SGCIB credit sales and trading businesses, and execution of bond transactions (in coordination with bond syndicate)
    Support in the internal education of ESG debt financing
    Responsible for achieving revenue targets associated with his/her portfolio 
    Responsible for development of the franchise with new and existing clients in the Americas
    Comply with and pay attention to internal reporting and record keeping requirements as well as regulatory and compliance obligations
    Manage and develop key relationships with external clients
    Expand and promote the DCM franchise & ESG expertise
    Participate in the preparation of marketing material (external and internal)
    Participate in the professional development and education of the junior DCM team

Profile required

    Outstanding communication skills
    Understanding of global rates and credit markets
    Understanding of Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance
    Strong understanding of ESG financing products 
    Understanding of Sustainable Development Goals
    Strong commercial and business advisory skills and acumen
    Capacity to work in close co-operation with other business lines in order to provide best advice to clients and generate cross-selling
    This includes FX, interest rate derivatives, ratings advisory and ESG advisory
    Ability to gain a deep technical understanding and insight into the clients' needs and requirements in compressed timeframes
    Capacity to originate multi-currency and multi-product mandates in a very competitive environment
    Management skills of junior level staff (Interns, Analysts, & Associates)
    Ability to supervise and to manage workload of internal team
    Propensity to support senior originators as appropriate 
    Willingness to travel, including internationally, to meet with clients

Technical Skills & Knowledge
    The ideal candidate will possess significant experience and knowledge in ESG structuring and the execution process. 
    This includes, but is not limited to: identification of eligible projects, KPI’s, relevant transactions, the SPO process, allocation/impact reporting, and marketing to fixed income investors
    Demonstrable success in a front office role, with product expertise in Debt Capital Markets or at SPO provider
    Understanding of current regulatory environment applicable to those who provide investment banking services to clients
    Strong interpersonal and networking skills
    Well-developed people management and team building skills
    Exposure to corporate and financial clients especially in the US, Canada or Latin America
    Detailed understanding of Green/Social/Sustainable financing and/or strong personal appetence for ESG topics preferred, but not required

Qualifications (Experience, Education, Languages)
    5-7+ years of experience in Debt Capital Markets/Investment banking focused on ESG or an SPO provider
    Bachelor's degree required 
    Relevant Accounting, Economics, Finance and Mathematic courses as well as skills and concepts desired
    Experience in advising corporate and/or financial client issuers

Employee Specific Job Responsibilities:

As above

Supervision Duties:

Management of junior DCM staff

Required Registrations:

Series 79 (or Series 7 and grandfathering exception) and Series 63

Why join us

Business insight

SG Corporate & Investment Banking (“CIB") helps clients by creating innovative, tailor-made solutions for capital and capital raising strategies.  At SG CIB issuer and investor clients are provided with advice, products and solutions adapted to their specific financing and debt capital-raising or investment needs.  Through an integrated platform combining multi-product origination, structuring and syndication, optimized solutions are tailored to match the needs of every type of issuer.

Global Banking and Advisory provide our issuer clients (corporates, financial institutions, public sector) with capital raising solutions, along with structured financing and commodities, forex and interest rate hedging. Developing tailor-made products and providing strategic advice (capital structure advisory, financing schemes and capital markets) based on our worldwide expertise and in-depth sectorial knowledge, we aim to meet their financing needs. We are a top player across euro debt capital markets and won many international accolades over the years as a worldwide leader in export, project and natural resources & energy finance.

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, sexual or 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: 21000GP8
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/07/26
Publication date: 2021/05/25