Trainee – 12 months’ contract – Trainee: Fixed Income and FX Sales

Trainee|Singapore|Corporate & Investment banking

Trainee – 12 months’ contract – Trainee: Fixed Income and FX Sales

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


Summary of the key purposes of the role:

The candidate will be part of our Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange Sales activities in Singapore.

The position is based in Singapore.


  • Perform sales activities reporting.
  • Assist in account opening 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.
  • Ensure trades are booked in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Preparing client presentations and marketing materials

Profile required

  Academic Background and Certifications, Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, 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:

  • Strong critical thinking, good analytical skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Communication skills (verbal and written) with ability to interact comfortably with a variety of businesses, management, and control functions across the bank.
  • Self-starter strong work ethics and be able to work accurately under pressure
  • Capacity to prioritize and organize.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel 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
  • Innovation - Technology: I adopt new technologies in the solutions and projects I work on
  • 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 Global Market division brings together the Equities, Fixed Income & Currencies Sales, and Trading capabilities with the objective of providing our clients with high quality investment and risk management solutions. It addresses the needs of clients, offering a wide range of services and products from flow and exotic products to more sophisticated structured products through our outstanding financial engineering capabilities. The Singapore platform encompasses equities and Equity derivatives, fixed income and currencies, prime services and clearing, cross asset solutions and research.

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