Trainee – 12 months’ Contract – Research & Strategy

Trainee|Singapore|Corporate & Investment banking

Trainee – 12 months’ Contract – Research & Strategy

Singapore Trainee Corporate & Investment banking

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in the creation of new models and techniques for analysing data from a risk perspective
  • Assisting in automating current projects and creating a library for data visualization techniques
  • Developing and maintaining quantitative tools and statistical models for analyzing and forecasting asset markets
  • Helping to identify trading opportunities across asset classes

Profile required

  • Assisting in the creation of new models and techniques for analysing data from a risk perspective
  • Assisting in automating current projects and creating a library for data visualization techniques
  • Developing and maintaining quantitative tools and statistical models for analyzing and forecasting asset markets
  • Helping to identify trading opportunities across asset classes

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
  • Knowledge of programming is mandatory (R or Python) – R is preferred

Operational Skills

  • Motivation to learn about financial markets and a good team spirit
  • Strong knowledge in market finance, mathematics or economics
  • Strong programming skills
  • 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.

Behavioral Skills

  • Please select 6 skills from the leadership model
  • Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Innovation - Technology: I adopt new  technologies in the solutions and projects I work on
  • Responsibility - Performance: I strive for high performance
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge
  • Responsibility - Accountability: I make decisions in my scope of responsibilities

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.

For more information, follow us on LinkedIn @Société Générale or visit our website www.societegenerale.asia.

Department Description

The Quant research team is responsible for analyzing fundamental, macro-economic and financial market trends using statistical and mathematical techniques and providing investment advice to clients regarding currency and interest rate markets. The incumbent will work closely with the global quant team and gain experience in global markets, including key aspects of how to create models to analyse various aspects of financial markets. The role sits 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, 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: 22000J17
Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: 2022/07/15
Publication date: 2022/06/16
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