Prime Services Sales Assistant

Permanent contract|Singapore|Corporate & Investment banking

Prime Services Sales Assistant

Singapore Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking


1.    As a Junior Commodities Agency sales, assist the team in daily trade execution and operation.

This is applicable for 
•Perform trade execution on both listed derivatives products and OTC deals.
•    Monitor the Commercial Performance – Monitor the client activity (Trends on markets, products traded, products stopped, execution done with vs away, position transfer to/from other clearers..)
•    Expand Business intelligence: by knowing your business. Proactive approach is required to know your markets and understand the business environment, new product and offering, as well as changes affecting the industry. Perform commodities market studies and operational reporting.
•    Assist sales in new onboarding client process
•    Assist sales in preparing client pitches.
•    Assist sales on maintaining PNL management
•    Assist sales on KYC
•    Assist or participate in sales initiatives and ad-hoc projects

2.  As part of assisting sales team, also assist Client Account Management (CAM)
• Part of the CAM, the candidate must be an effective processor, with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and escalate client account management topics as required. The position involves close interaction with sales, and internal OPER team across different regions and various internal departments.
This is applicable for assisting CAM for : 
Observe the diligence to acquire an expertise of the Client’s business
•    Know your Client: key contacts, assets traded & activity, market access and platform used, post trade setup (accounts, operational processes, reporting, margining, funding..), client’s projects, regulatory framework.
•    Know your Firm: commercial conditions, legal documentation, risks limits, financing conditions, KYC status
•    Tackle recurring issues through deep dive to ensure root causes are identified and permanent resolutions effectively delivered where needed. Coordinate and drive across relevant experts to deliver permanent solutions to secure the service, avoid re-occurrence, and ultimately improve the client experience.
•    Handle Client operational changes (new needs, new reports..): gather precise requirements, engage with relevant teams (Client Facing Technology, Core operations, Legal…), oversight UAT to ensure delivery is in line with expectations, manage client through the change process

Profile required

-    Fresh graduate
-             Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Engineering or relevant field preferred
-    Team player and able to multi-task
-    Relevant experience in financial or commodities industry will be looked upon favorably
-    Good Excel and Power point presentation, simple programming/macro data managing skills will be looked upon favorably
-             As this role will involve significant interaction with Chinese clients, fluency in written and spoken Mandarin is required
-    Organized and fast worker who can work under pressure.  Self starter who is able to work independently
-    Intuitive to customer needs, Aptitude for fostering positive relationships
-    Attentive to detail and organized
-    Problem-solving attitude

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.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

Department Description
Within the Equity & Derivatives division, SG’s Equity Prime business unit is a leading Prime Broker for institutions, investors and corporate clients worldwide. PSC(Prime Services Clearing) division partners with various teams and stakeholders to deliver Execution, Clearing and Financing on multi-asset classes in listed market to empower our clients to deliver their best trading potential. SG’s Equity Prime franchise is a market leader (notably on Listed Derivatives) and is recognized within the industry for its unique expertise and innovative drive.
Under SG’s EQD/PSC, Corporate commodities team is specialized in offering prime brokerage services to corporate clients in commodities market.

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: 21000QBX
Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: 2021/09/27
Publication date: 2021/09/02