Junior Originator – Debt Capital Markets Financial Institutions

International Volunteer Program|Frankfurt am Main|Corporate & Investment banking

Junior Originator – Debt Capital Markets Financial Institutions

Frankfurt am Main, Germany International Volunteer Program Corporate & Investment banking


Our SG DCM Financial Institutions Origination team in Frankfurt advises German and Austrian clients in their debt market funding and hybrid capital raising activities.  In this highly competitive environment a close proximity to global capital markets and a deep understanding of our clients as well as the underlying industry dynamics are key.

As VIE you will provide support to the senior team members in all aspects of their activities, with a strong focus on the preparation of client pitches, daily updates as well as maintaining the databases of the team. You will closely cooperate with the other DCM support teams in London, Paris, Milan, Madrid and New York.

Your VIE mission will include the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare frequent client presentations, written market and pricing updates and client marketing documents under the supervision of senior originators
  • Maintain and develop databases and tools to follow market activity
  • Conduct analysis on market trends, investor demand, transactions, etc…
  • Prepare internal analysis and presentations for the benefit of the full DCM Financial Institutions team
  • Assist in the execution of DCM mandates
  • Provide support on internal / administrative tasks (reporting, pipeline, budget, management presentations, monitoring of league tables, …)

Profile required

PLEASE NOTE that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

  • Graduated with a Master degree from a Business/Engineering School or University in finance or economics. 
  • Previous experience (e.g. as trainee) in Debt Capital Markets, Securitization or Financial Engineering
  • Good quantitative & Financial skills
  • Excellent command of MS Office (Excel, Power-Point, Word)
  • You are fluent in English and have an intermediate level in German

The VIE assignment in a nutshell : 
This VIE in Frankfurt is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 12 months.
The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information (including your financial indemnities), please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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: 22000JHZ
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/09/01
Publication date: 2022/06/21