Trainee Business Facilitator

Fixed term contract|London|Corporate and Investment Banking

Trainee Business Facilitator

London, United Kingdom Fixed term contract Corporate and Investment Banking


Description of the Business Line or Department

MARK BTO/BMO teams act as global and key partners for MARK (Global Markets) business lines and activities to enable MARK to do what it does best – serve the needs of its clients in a secured way.

Our aim is helping build, manage and optimise all sales processes by playing a pivotal role in coordinating with control functions in Finance, IT, Operations, Risks, Compliance and Legal.

Our team, MARK/SLS/BTO/BMO/CPC, is responsible for helping all Business Lines to integrate new clients, by prioritising legal negotiations and KYC requests in a strategic manner.  We are also responsible for resolving any escalated or ad-hoc issues arising during the on-boarding process.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

As business facilitator, our team is the trusted partner to all front office business lines and became ‘a go to’

team in case of any on-boarding conflicts with the clients.

Each member of the team is an expert and an escalation point for the business and therefore the team has a very pivotal and crucial function within Global Markets.

Summary of responsibilities 

  • Fully support our team in identifying Business Line priorities across Global Markets whilst considering the production teams capacity (KYC, RISK, LEGAL).
  • Helping to create efficiency and streamline our day to day processes.
  • Meeting deadlines for projects assigned.
  • Carrying out ad-hoc tasks to help the team when required.
  • Liaise with front, middle and back offices to handle client onboarding.
  • Create and send daily/fortnightly and quarterly reports, edit/change VBA and python code if needed.

Profile required


  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in VBA and Python is essential
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Powerpoint, Word) is essential
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving proficiency
  • Team spirit, curiosity
  • Result and solution orientated
  • Positive, can do attitude
  • Knowledge of and interest in financial markets would be advantageous
  • Microsoft SharePoint experience would be advantageous
  • Strong analytical skills


  • Previous experience working in a large, fast paced organization would be advantageous but not essential.


BA, BS, MA or MS


  • English native or fluent
  • French (desirable, not essential)

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.

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: 21000FV4
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/07/19
Publication date: 2021/05/25