Technology, Media & Telecom Finance Originator

Permanent contract|London|Corporate and Investment Banking

Technology, Media & Telecom Finance Originator

London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Corporate and Investment Banking


Description of the Business Line or Department

GLBA/IBD/TMT provides structuring and tailor-made financing debt solutions to its clients in the Telecoms, Media and Technology sectors in the EMEA region

The client base for TMT includes investment grade and non-investment grade companies, as well as private equity / infrastructure sponsors active in the TMT sector in the EMEA region

TMT Finance is part of the Investment Banking Division (IBD) within Global Banking and Advisory (GLBA)

Summary of the key purposes of the role

  1. Build and manage client relationships with target borrowers in the TMT sector
  2. Identify and address clients’ needs in terms of raising and managing capital
  3. Represent TMT in internal dialogues with colleagues to provide best-in-class advisory to the client base

Summary of responsibilities 

  1. To support the team’s efforts in originating debt financing and advisory mandates in the TMT sector
  • Specifically, in the EMEA region targeting IG and non – IG corporates and telecom infrastructure. Products include loans, bonds and hedging among others
  1. To support the team’s efforts in developing and maintaining a track record of winning mandates in addressing clients’ borrowing needs
  2. To support the team’s efforts in in the effective and responsible execution of mandates
  • Particular attention to meeting and completing compliance practices, KYC, due diligence, permanent supervision
  1. To support the development of advisory and product offering in line with TMT’s strategy and priorities
  2. To support the development of the TMT client base in line with GLBA’s and SG Group’s strategy and priorities
  3. To support TMT in internal dialogues with colleagues to provide best-in-class advisory to the client base
  • TMT Finance works closely with – Syndicate / TMT Industry group / Coverage / FSC / Compliance / Legal / OPER/RISQ

Profile required


  • Technical:
      1. Ability to gather an understanding of capital markets and loan financing, the dynamics and the related instruments, including credit and rates derivatives to propose relevant financing solutions and advisory
      2. Capacity to generate consistent pitch material that is clear, structured, compelling, and comprehensive in addressing clients’ needs
      3. Responsibility – ability to understand risks (conduct, reputational, financial, etc.) for IBD, GLBA, and SG Group, and act responsibly in line with SG Group Values, Code of Conduct, and other applicable rules & regulations
  • Behavioural:
      1. Client orientation – ability to contribute to the team’s efforts to build and maintain trusted client relationships
      2. Client orientation – consistency and rigour in following up on clients’ needs and act upon team’s priorities
      3. Client orientation – demonstrate discipline and team collaboration to develop business adapted to clients’ and markets’ needs
      4. Innovation – commitment to contribute to the development of new client base, advisory, and products
      5. Team spirit – ability to work with people with diverse, international backgrounds and act on team’s priorities
      6. Commitment – ability to prioritise tasks and manage competing deadlines, and to deliver on team’s priorities
      7. Communication skills – including language skills (as relevant)

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: 21000GZ3
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/07/26
Publication date: 2021/05/26