Trainee - Global Loan Sales


Trainee - Global Loan Sales

  • London, United Kingdom
  • Trainee
  • Others


Description of the Business Line or Department

Global Loan Sales sits within Global Syndicates and its main three functions are distributing primary loans across all areas of Global Banking origination activity, supporting portfolio management exercises through selling and buying assets to and from market counterparts, and supporting the loan trading business. The team covers a wide range of bank and institutional accounts and is fully connected across its global platform principally based in London, Hong Kong, New York and Tokyo.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

·       Supporting senior loan sales personnel across all parts of their activities – this includes ensuring KYC and trading limits are in place for secondary activities, backing up colleagues as necessary on all parts of their primary market deals during distribution phase and liaising with internal colleagues for on-going reporting purposes

·       Working with the Support Front Officer in managing overall KYC workload.

·       Assisting team management in reporting & business analysis requirements

Summary of responsibilities

·       Learning the fundamentals of financial products and markets, largely from senior colleagues but also through attending relevant training events

·       Becoming familiar with all the main markets in which the Group operates in the loan space

·       Supporting senior colleagues in their daily activities which may range from liaising with investors on primary deals to providing overviews and research on deals arranged by third parties with whom the Group is looking to trade

·       Producing summary documents using market specific tools

·       Supporting team assistants as necessary in maintaining the team’s PnL on a global basis

·       Correctly tracking closing of all primary deals and secondary trades and ensuring that correct sales information is reflected

·       Building good working relationships with colleagues in front, middle and back office functions

·       Assisting with the arrangement of Lender meetings for primary deals and other investor meetings

Profile required


  • Fluent written and spoken English essential – French advantageous
  • Good basic knowledge of financial products
  • Knowledge of Excel
  • A genuine interest in and enthusiasm for the work of the SG Group
  • Good communication Skills
  • Flexibility – Able to adapt to ad hoc situations and requests
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Initiative
  • Teamwork
  • Resilience
  • Good multi-tasking abilities
  • Ability to work autonomously

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 identity.

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: 24000I79
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2024/09/30
Publication date: 2024/07/08