Trainee – 12 months’ contract – Fixed Income and Currencies Corporate Sales

Trainee|Singapore (country)|Corporate & Investment banking

Trainee – 12 months’ contract – Fixed Income and Currencies Corporate Sales

  • Singapore (country)
  • Trainee
  • Corporate & Investment banking


Summary of the key purposes of the role: 

The candidate will be part of our Fixed Income Corporate Sales activities in Singapore.

This role will enable the candidate to:

  • Strengthen and apply theoretical knowledge in Financial Markets and Derivative Products in practical requests and pricings.
  • Collaborate with various departments of the bank, including back and middle office, legal and compliance departments, structuring and engineering teams, traders, financing business lines, economic and strategic research, credit analysis teams
  • To discover and learn the technical and commercial aspects required to perform a Sales position in the Financial Markets industry, particularly in the coverage of the Corporate client segment

The position is based in Singapore.


  • Preparation of pitchbooks, market commentaries, term sheets and other marketing materials
  • Assist in the provision of daily market updates to clients.
  • Assist in client deep dive on prospective clients.
  • Run indicative client pricings, risk simulations and profitability analysis.
  • Perform sales activities reporting.
  • Assist in client onboarding process and other client administrative matters.
  • Facilitate in organizing of client events - send invites, follow-up on attendance, co-ordinate materials and venue with communications.
  • Perform basic follow-up with client on their pricing requests.

Profile required

 Academic Background and Certifications, Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Business, Accountancy, Engineering or Mathematical related discipline.
  • Fresh graduate/Recent graduates with less than 1 year of experience welcome to apply.
  • Prior internship experience in investment banking or financial services is a plus.

Operational Skills: 

  • Keen interest in financial market products and pricings: notably FX spot, swap/forwards, FX Options, Interest rate swaps, Cross currency swaps, Term deposits and other investment products, etc
  • Communication skills (verbal and written) with ability to interact comfortably with a variety of businesses, management, and control functions across the bank.
  • Capacity to prioritize and organize.
  • Ability to be entrepreneurial and pro-active, and be results and client driven
  • Have strong ethics such as integrity and transparency, strong conduct and risk awareness
  • Having an eye for details, and ability to work under pressure.
  • Interest in developing a good understanding of the corporate business and the key decision drivers.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.) is a must. VBA skills would be an advantage

Behavioral Skills:

Please select 6 skills from the leadership model

  • Team Spirit - Open mindset: I listen and share my views and my expertise in an open mode
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs
  • Responsibility - Accountability: I make decisions in my scope of responsibilities
  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidate will be notified.

Business insight

Company Description:

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth. Committed to the positive transformations of the world’s societies and economies, Societe Generale seeks to build together with its clients, a better and sustainable future through responsible and innovative financial solutions. Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 117,000 employees in 66 countries and supports 25 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors worldwide (figures as of August 2023). We have a presence in 11 locations across Asia Pacific. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong – a core hub of the worldwide Societe Generale Group – we employ around 2,300 employees in the region. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai supports the Group in Asia Pacific and globally with customized business solutions.

For more information, follow us on LinkedIn @Société Générale or visit our website

Description of the Business Line or Department: 

The Fixed Income & Currencies “FIC” Corporate sales team sits within the Global Markets department and is responsible for providing FX and interest rate risk management advisory and solutions to corporate clients in Singapore, Southeast Asia, and Australia. The team also looks at the cash management mandate of Corporates and proposes suitable Money market and Investment solutions. The business line has teams based in Singapore, HK, mainland China, South Korea, Japan and India. Our clients include local Singapore corporates, Australian Corporates as well as multinational corporates (MNCs) from all other regions.

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: 24000GIA
Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: 2024/07/16
Publication date: 2024/07/02