Quantitative Investment Strategies Structurer

 Bangalore - India       Permanent contract        Banking Operations

Responsibilities

MARK/SPS is the engineering team driving engineering activities across the market activities (pricing, trade ideas, central structuring, advisory and product marketing) across all products. Our engineering expertise is highly successful and globally recognized.

4 areas of expertise to remain at the forefront of innovation:
- A Pricing, QIS & Development Group within each business line and centrally managed to CREATE innovative solutions & investment strategies,
- A Flow Strategy & Solutions Group to INFLUENCE the market with efficient trade ideas generation,
- A central Cross Structuring Group to BUILD the most efficient issuance and execution framework for clients,
- A central Product Marketing team to EXPLAIN and broadcast product expertise.

Fully coordinated advisory, product and marketing deliveries: bringing just ONE MARK in front of clients.
Product continuum, flow and non-flow vanilla to flow and non-flow exotics.

Profile Required

The QIS Structurer will focus on:


Structuring solutions: 

 Assist in preparing or prepare proposals for clients seeking investment, hedging, or other solutions in the Cash Equity space. Customize client transactions in existing products within the Cash Equity QIS scope & Develop customized products.

 Increase Automation capacities, reporting capacities and increase efficiency in answering clients and sales requests.

 Be quick, efficient, autonomous and rigorous when answering relevant requests and running backtest for clients. 


Product innovation:

 Partake in the development of Systematic Quantitative Strategies based on Cash Equity, Extend and promote offer by developing new ideas and new strategies

 Prioritize developments according to the team manager current focuses and sales force needs.

 Write and run all necessary coding scripts to serve development needs and commercial requests


Promotion and Sales support 

 Provide marketing support for existing products, newly developed products and complex bespoke transaction

 Bring tools to sales to help the clients service (automation)

 Assist in carrying out research on the market and clients & Identify opportunities to develop new Indices

 Communicate market knowledge to sales & internally diffuse relevant and timely solutions

 Explain existing product offering, collaborate on client pitches, client seminars, and client targeting.


Leveraging – Replicating

 Organize and circulate deal information among sales, to foster pooling of interest, achieve greater notional for issues, extract more P&L from the same structure sold to one client


Deal execution

 Ensure documentation is accurate and exhaustive (internal documentation, term-sheet, internal tickets, legal documentation, set-up of booking and alerts, set-up of provisioning scheme, margin allocation method and enforcement). Ensure collaboration and smooth execution between involved teams.

 Execute relevant product transaction on behalf of SG Clients and price in line with policies and guidelines applicable. Make sure that all the procedural guidelines e.g. KYC, Mifid, risk controls, product governance are observed.


SG Strategy

 Support and contribute to overall strategy to further improve SG market share and reputation through professionalism, discipline and attention to risks e.g. regulatory, compliance, market, credit, legal, reputation


Risk Management Responsibilities


 Ensure full adherence to the SG Engineering responsibilities including regular training as applicable to the regulatory requirements.

 Understand the product, the risks, the sensitivities in order to put a fair price on the product requested, without putting the Bank at risk.


Conduct Responsibilities 

 Responsibility to adhere to internal Policies that relate to you, your business or other businesses for which you have any level of responsibility. It is your responsibility to ensure compliance with operational and conduct risk requirements (e.g data leakage, security policies and regulatory requirements). 

 Adhere to individual and where applicable department conduct rules in accordance with the FCA and PRA Code of Conduct rules 

 Responsibility for managing, controlling, preparing and escalating risk within the scope of your position and in line with existing policies. 

 Responsibility to ensure that you take reasonable steps to be fully aware of, understand and comply with all regulatory requirements from all regulatory and statutory bodies, trading venues, etc that are applicable to your role and business line. 

 To assist in the self-identification of all conduct related issues. Ensure escalation to appropriate stakeholder or function whether internal or external. 

 Adhere to business line mandates relevant to the role as directed by your manager.


Why Join Us

Societe Generale Global Solution Centre (SG GSC), a 100% owned subsidiary of European banking major Societe Generale (SG), Our role and purpose is to enable the strategic vision of Societe Generale Group. We are doing this by pioneering cutting edge innovation from Design Thinking to Smart Automation & Artificial Intelligence, and applying it to banking.

SG Global Solution Centre provides services in the areas of Application Development and Maintenance, Infrastructure Management, Business Process Management, and Knowledge Process Management, to Societe Generale's business lines around the world.

“We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status”.

Business Insight

MARK/SPS is the engineering team driving engineering activities across the market activities (pricing, trade ideas, central structuring, advisory and product marketing) across all products. Our engineering expertise is highly successful and globally recognized.

4 areas of expertise to remain at the forefront of innovation:


- A Pricing, QIS & Development Group within each business line and centrally managed to CREATE innovative solutions & investment strategies,
- A Flow Strategy & Solutions Group to INFLUENCE the market with efficient trade ideas generation,
- A central Cross Structuring Group to BUILD the most efficient issuance and execution framework for clients,
- A central Product Marketing team to EXPLAIN and broadcast product expertise.

Fully coordinated advisory, product and marketing deliveries: bringing just ONE MARK in front of clients.
Product continuum, flow and non-flow vanilla to flow and non-flow exotics.

All our positions are open to people with disabilities

Job code: 19000RXD
Business unit: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 31/12/2019
Date of publication: 13/11/2019
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Quantitative Investment Strategies Structurer

Permanent contract   |   Bangalore - India   |   Banking Operations