Senior Associate / Vice President Structured Credit Sales

Permanent contract|London|Other job functions

Senior Associate / Vice President Structured Credit Sales

London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Other job functions


Summary of the key purposes of the role:

  • Senior Associate/VP level with knowledge of Securitization products covering UK Clients
  • Provide coverage for ABS, CLO, liquid loans and illiquid structured credit products to investors in the UK 
  • Identify and address client’s needs in terms of investments and/or financing, with a particular focus on Asset Backed Products
  • Provide regular feedback on investor appetite, market conditions and structures to traders, engineering, syndication and management of the ABS platform, enabling optimal distribution of primary and secondary deals
  • Working closely with Trading teams (Structured Credit and Loan Trader) to originate/ execute secondary trades.

Summary of responsibilities 

  • To contribute to the team’s efforts in effectively covering a range of ABS, CLO, leverage loans and illiquid structured loan products in EMEA in line with ABP, GLBA and SG Group’s strategy and priorities
  • Optimize business and revenue opportunities with UK clients
  • Support team effort in ABS (primary and secondary markets), CLO, loans (BSL, MML…) financing, LBO loan trading and other bespoke products (e.g. Reg Cap or NPL deals distribution)
  • Support secondary activity: BWIC, portfolio trade, identify clients axes/appetite/strategy
  • To promote SG as an active and leading player in the ABS market
  • Maintain strong relationships with core clients
  • Introduce other ABP teams (engineering, trading)
  • To deepen knowledge of the clients, markets and products
  • Further understanding of Clients’ investment strategy/policy
  • Provide constant market intelligence to traders, engineering, syndication and management of the ABS platform, enabling optimal sourcing and distribution of primary and secondary deals
  • Help detecting new Clients / new needs / new investments pockets
  • To ensure at all times that SG risk limits, Compliance and operational procedures are understood and followed with rigor
  • Ensure KYC, due diligence processes are performed in time
  • Ensure client fair treatment and high quality of service

Profile required


  • Technical:
      • Knowledge of Securitization Products (ABS, RMBS, CMBS, CLO)
      • Understanding a Financing product such as Repo, Credit Facilities (MML and BSL), etc..
      • Being able to work on complex structured transactions such as NPLs and Reg Cap Trades
      • Understanding of capital markets, their dynamics and the related instruments
      • Ability to gather an understanding of credit analysis and legal documentation
      • Proven analytical and computer skills (Bloomberg in particular)
      • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Personal attributes:
      • Client orientation
        • ability to build and maintain trusted client relationships
        • consistency and rigor in following up on clients’ needs and act upon team’s priorities
      • Innovation – commitment to contribute to the team’s efforts to the development of new investor base and products
      • Team spirit – ability to work with people with diverse, international backgrounds
      • Commitment – ability to prioritize tasks and to work calmly under pressure
      • Strong communication skills
      • Entrepreneurial spirit
      • Self-motivated

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.

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: 210002ZC
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/03/29
Publication date: 2021/01/29