Trainee - 12 months' contract - Research & Strategy

 Singapore, Singapore       Trainee        Research

Responsibilities


Mission:
  • Assisting in the production (data, analysis, writing) of fundamental and quantitative research on asset markets
  • Monitoring regional and global macroeconomic trends and their impact on FX and interest rate markets
  • Developing and maintaining quantitative tools and statistical models for analyzing and forecasting asset markets
  • Helping to identify trading opportunities across asset classes

Profile Required


Profile

Academic Background and Certifications, Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree minimum; Economics, engineering, mathematical, quantitative, financial engineering background a plus
  • Previous research experience a plus, but not mandatory
  • Some knowledge of programming (python or R) a plus

Operational Skills

  • Motivation to learn about financial markets and a good team spirit
  • Strong knowledge in market finance, mathematics or economics
  • Very strong knowledge of excel
  • Good writing skills and an excellent attention to detail
  • Assist with compiling and analyzing macroeconomic and financial market data
  • Contribute to the analysis and interpretation of research studies
  • Be an independent self-starter and be able to work accurately under time constraints

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.

Behavioral Skills

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to Cooperate
  • Accountability
  • Embody the Group's Values
  • Willing to Learn and Develop Skills
  • Technological & Digital Savvy

Business Insight

Company Description

Societe Generale* is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams. 
Societe Generale has been playing a vital role in the economy for 150 years. With more than 145,000 employees, based in 66 countries, we serve on a daily basis 31 million clients throughout the world. Societe Generale’s teams offer advice and services to individual, corporate and institutional customers in three core businesses: 

  • Retail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network, Credit du Nord and Boursorama, offering a comprehensive range of multi-channel financial services at the leading edge of digital innovation;
  • International retail banking, insurance and financial services to corporates with a presence in developing economies and leading specialised businesses;
  • Corporate and investment banking, private banking, asset management and securities services, with recognised expertise, top international rankings and integrated solutions.
Societe Generale in Asia Pacific

Societe Generale’s first presence in Asia dates back from the 19th century. Today, we have offices in 12 locations across Asia Pacific.
With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong – a core hub of the worldwide Societe Generale Group – we employ close to 9,000 employees in the region. Our expertise here ranges from corporate and investment banking to asset management, securities services, specialised financial services, trade finance and cash management services.

For more information, follow us on LinkedIn @Société Générale or visit our website www.societegenerale.asia. 
*as at Feb 2018

Department Description

The Emerging Market strategy team is responsible for analyzing macroeconomic and financial market trends and providing investment advice to clients regarding currency and interest rate markets. The incumbent will work closely with the Global Head of Emerging Markets Strategy and gain experience in key markets such as China. The role sits on the trading floor and has a high level of interaction with the global research, sales, and trading teams. 

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.

Job code: 20000M2P
Business unit: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: 08/11/2020
Date of publication: 09/10/2020
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