TRAINEE: Junior Structurer

Trainee|Hong Kong|Corporate & Investment banking

TRAINEE: Junior Structurer

  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Trainee
  • Corporate & Investment banking


  • Complete market studies and analysis: market trends, competitors watch, regulatory watch
  • Assist in answering sales or clients’ requests
  • Participate to new products and solutions design
  • Assist in drafting and reviewing products legal documentation (term sheets, final terms, confirmations…)
  • Assist in negotiating agreements with clients (distribution agreements, master agreements…) and service providers
  • Participate to new products delivery projects, coordinating with internal departments to obtain approvals and to ensure smooth execution
  • Help automating documentation generation process (template creation using internal tools)
  • Monitor the activity and produce associated reports

Profile required

  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance, Financial Mathematics, Computer Science, Business, Law or similar
  • Interest in financial markets and structured products
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Highly motivated who can work autonomously
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Good team player with ability to drive initiatives cross-departments for a common goal
  • Self-motivated, responsible, able to work under pressure and meet tight deadline
  • Fluent English is mandatory, Mandarin proficiency is preferred     

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:

  • Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs
  • Client - Sales and Marketing Strategy: I contribute to adapt our offer to our clients'/internal partners' needs
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions
  • Responsibility - Risk awareness: I am constantly on the lookout for risks
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge

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.

Department Description:

Within the Global Markets Division in Hong Kong, you will join our Financial Engineering department which brings together the Equities, Fixed Income & Currencies structuring capabilities with the objective of providing investors with one integrated multi-asset market solutions team. The department capitalizes on an integrated engineering team to deliver cross asset expertise. You will join the Cross-Asset Structuring team in charge of designing and implementing investment solutions for our clients.

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: 24000EOZ
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: 2024/08/01
Publication date: 2024/07/08