VIE: Corporate Client Coverage

International Volunteer Program|Singapore|Corporate & Investment banking

VIE: Corporate Client Coverage

  • Singapore
  • International Volunteer Program
  • Corporate & Investment banking


We are looking for an energetic, dynamic and driven individual to join us as an Analyst for our Corporate Client Coverage team for South East Asia based in Singapore. The role will focus on supporting the Relationship Managers and to develop your abilities to manage a portfolio of MNC clients. The individual should possess strong communication skill sets, a charming personality and be a strong team player who is also able to work independently.

Your Role

  • Under the guidance and mentorship from the Corporate Banking Relationship Managers (RMs), to develop the candidate’s abilities to manage a portfolio of diversified MNCs by building up strong relationships with the respective CFO/Treasurer/Treasury team members with the key objective of deepening existing client wallet and broadening the client dialogue with the respective SG business lines.
  • Work closely and proactively with the respective Global Relationship Mangers to ensure seamless communication and coordination to deliver to client expectations and NBI generating objectives. 
  • Work closely with business lines in Global Markets, Structured Finance and Global Transaction Banking in the cross-selling of the bank’s product suite by identifying and understanding client’s business needs.
  • Work closely with Credit team to manage credit facilities request and maintain proactive interaction with risk chain to ensure that they are up to date with client expectations and the dynamic business landscape for MNCs in Singapore.
  • Work closely with middle office and back office teams to ensure seamless delivery of the bank’s products to clients.
  • In relation to own portfolio and in support of RMs:

             - Prepare client pitch books, deal/transaction pipeline, deal closing and execution, preparation for client meetings, research/analysis reports (such as company profile, briefing notes etc)
             - Perform new client on-boarding/off-boarding (including Know Your Customers “KYC”) & loan pricing/profitability simulations
             - Perform basic financial spreading for credit rating purposes
             - Coordinate with other departments of the Bank to ensure seamless delivery to client requirements

Profile required

  • You are graduated with a Master degree in Banking, Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics or similar from a reputable university.
  • Previous experience in Coverage is preferred with a focus on marketing of global markets and transaction banking products.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple assignments from different team members concurrently while prioritizing the duties assigned 
  • Proactive, dynamic and enthusiastic individual who is a team player with strong business acumen.
  • Ability to communicate in French would be an advantage due to European MNCs coverage and liaising with our Paris HQ colleagues.
  • CMFAS Module 4B certified (can acquired within 2 months on the job).
  • Fluent English is mandatory.


  • Client - Sales and Marketing Strategy: I contribute to adapt our offer to our clients'/internal partners' needs
  • Client - Client  focus: I put long term relationship with our clients at the center of my actions, whatever my position 
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the team’s interest over my own results
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge
  • Commitment - Exemplarity: I embody the Group’s values 

PLEASE NOTE that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

For Singapore Citizens/Permanent Residents, please apply for the role via the link as below:

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in Singapore is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 12 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information (including your financial indemnities), please see: Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Business insight

Company Description

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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 133,000 employees based in 61 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.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

Department Description

The corporate client coverage team is part of the Global Banking & Advisory department of Societe Generale’s Investment Banking division.

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: 23000EGX
Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: 2023/06/01
Publication date: 2023/05/03