Trainee – 12 months' contract - Listed Derivatives Client Facing Middle Officer (Analytics)

Trainee|Singapore|Corporate & Investment banking

Trainee – 12 months' contract - Listed Derivatives Client Facing Middle Officer (Analytics)

Singapore Trainee Corporate & Investment banking


This role has a focus on Analytics, and the successful incumbent will be able to deploy their technical knowledge and skills on real-life business cases while learning more about Societe Generale's operations and business.

- Help to support existing macros developed in the team or build new programs/dashboards to aid in process improvement and data analysis.
- Participate in process improvements or BAU (business as usual) change topics/projects as required.
- Handle daily transactional activities, position & event management and ensure their completion on a timely manner 
- Handle direct client’s transactional queries, perform investigation for proper resolution &/or direct them to appropriate teams as appropriate. 
- Develop an expertise of the Societe Generale business and organization, as well as the general Clearing business to have an adequate understanding of the business and the supporting platform.
- Develop an expertise of the Client setup and work closely with business as well as offshore/global teams
- Cover Follow The Sun protocol for inbound clients, regional/global exchange markets  
- Report and escalate significant issues and blocking points to manager on a timely manner. 
- Cover for any other activities as the need arises to back up the team in a pro-active and professional manner
- Cross train with teammates regularly and ensure effective communication/handovers of BAU activities among team members 
- Maintain up to date procedures of the tasks covered, and make sure to adhere to the Group policies and exchange rules as appropriate
- Ensure that all key controls are completed appropriately and on a timely basis.


- Observe procedures and best practices to reduce occurrence and severity of potential mistakes, escalate issues promptly to Management and participate in the continuous improvement of processes.

This is a fixed term 12 month Trainee contract with Societe Generale. You will form part of the team on a full time basis. In order to apply for the Trainee position please ensure you have completed your qualification and will be available to work full time for the duration of the Trainee contract.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Profile required

-    Good interpersonal and communication skills, sense of service, and flexibility are essential requirements
-    Fluent in written and spoken English. Other Asian languages will be an advantage (Japanese, Korean, Chinese) 
-    Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure 
-    Strong analytical and numerical skills. Keen eye for details.
-    Enthusiastic and self motivated
-    Self starter, and ability to work independently 
-    Ability to work within team with diverse cultural backgrounds 
-    Advanced knowledge of MS Office especially excel. Knowledge on VBA, PowerBI, Python will be an advantage.

Business insight

Company Description
Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.

Department Description
The Derivatives Clearing Operations team supports the post-trade activity of Societe Generale’s ETD, FX and OTCC business and services servicing clients including Banks, Hedge Funds, Asset Managers and Corporations.

This role is based in Singapore and reports to the Client Middle Office manager in Singapore.
Market coverage: Global ETD markets

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: 21000MK2
Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: 2021/08/15
Publication date: 2021/07/14