Rates Strategist Senior

Permanent contract|La Defense|Corporate & Investment banking

Rates Strategist Senior

La Defense, France Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking


We are looking for a senior EUR rates strategist based in Paris, reporting to the head of rates strategy also based in Paris. The candidate will be responsible for producing rates strategy research, with the primary focus on EUR rates, although he/she will work closely with the other EUR and USD rates strategists of the team. The ideal candidate will have a proven experience in sell-side or buy side rates or economic research with specific experience in euro area sovereigns, supras, agencies or rates derivatives.

The senior EUR rates strategist will :

  • Produce and publish research in coordination with other members of the rates team – Fixed-Income weekly, thematic specials, trade ideas, semi-annual FI outlook, participation in cross-asset research documents
  • Deliver high level quality content of research, when appropriate based on extensive analytical work
  • Participate in marketing – meetings or calls with external clients, bespoke work, participation to SG research seminars or conferences
  • Cooperate within GRS - liaise / support other team members in different geographies where appropriate, participate and encourage collective thinking in order to increase cross-FIC or cross-asset production
  • Cooperate with other business lines within the limits of the compliance rules – trading, sales, DCM, engineering, …

Profile required

1.    Knowledge and proven experience in rates and fixed-income markets
2.    Strong global macro skills
3.    Ability to set up and conduct research projects
4.    Quantitative and analytical skills: at least basic econometrics or statistics
5.    Writing/speaking skills in English: interesting and thought provoking but always appropriate and accurate
6.    Innovative mind: deliver original research, both in content and style
7.    Applied knowledge of IT tools – Excel/VBA is the must; some soft programming skills would be a plus (Python or other)
8.    Aim to learn and adapt to changing environment and business priorities
9.    Enthusiastic and pro-active personality
10.    Proven ability to work in a team

Why join us

The rates strategy team is responsible for providing strategic research and recommendations in global rates markets to SG’s clients, as well as providing a key support function to the FIC business (trading, sales and DCM).

Business insight

The team is geographically split between London / Paris / New York / Bangalore andis part of the Global Research Solutions (GRS) department with around 200 analysts, strategists and economists combining their expertise into a cross-asset approach: analysis of the impact of major events on different asset classes, assessment of the links between asset classes, and strategic synthesis of this key information to provide an integrated view. All GRS research is published via www.sgmarkets.com.

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: 21000HTQ
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/01/04