SSA Trader Analyst

Permanent contract|London|Corporate and Investment Banking

SSA Trader Analyst

London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Corporate and Investment Banking


Description of the Business Line or Department

MARK/FIC gives access to a large scope of exposure and opportunities across Interest Rate, Foreign Exchange, Inflation and Multi-asset universes

Supported by extensive research, engineering, trading and e-commerce capabilities, we offer strategic insights strategy, flow information, competitive pricing and seamless execution to our clients across dates, credit, FX and emerging markets.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

  • Market making in SSA and Covered bond products
  • Trade idea Generation
  • Assist fellow traders in daily tasks
  • Contribute to projects led by the manager
  • Assist in desk management and commercial strategy
  • Work with R&D teams to improve pricing and risk management tools
  • Risk Management

Summary of responsibilities 

  • Assist fellow traders in pricing customer request
  • Quote customer request
  • Manage Risk actively
  • Generate Trade ideas
  • Contribute to P&L
  • Monitor customer flows
  • Contribute to the development of pricing and risk management systems for the desk.
  • Build/enhance new reporting tools
  • Back up colleagues

Level of autonomy and authority

High level of autonomy within risk limits defined by the manager

Profile required


  • Team player
  • Pro-active
  • Able to adapt to a changing environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and French
  • Strong analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills
  • Autonomous
  • Rigorous, rational thinker
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently under pressure
  • Sound understanding of mathematical and financial terms and formulas
  • Proficient in Excel and/or programming skills

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: 210008G7
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/05/16
Publication date: 2021/03/18