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Description of the Business Line or Department
The Economics department provides coverage of the major market economies, publishing research for clients as well as SG sales and trading teams. The Front Office Sales and Trading teams provide X-Asset execution services for clients, accessing +125 global exchanges. The teams also provide additional commentary including trade ideas, market analysis and advisory.
Summary of the Key Purposes of the Role
In the first year, the successful applicant will work as an economics trainee then move in the second year to the front office area
Support the Economics team in producing research
Assist the Economics team to communicate economic analysis and insight to SG Clients and front office staff.
Interpret research into implementation ideas for Front office teams and clients
Provide analytical content and advisory from varying sources of data / information for Front office teams
Engage pro-actively with Sales and Sales trading to ensure a focus on areas most relevant to clients.
Summary of Responsibilities
Assisting in editing economics research
Assisting in constructing and maintaining databases of economic and market data
Assisting in constructing and maintaining economic models
Contributing analysis to economics research publications
Contributing and communicating analysis to Front office teams
Interpretation and delivery of multiple data types to Front office teams
Creating and editing content on the SG economics and Front Office pages of SG Markets
Assisting with scheduling of economics road shows/trips
Developing own understanding and unique economic and market analyses
Developing own understanding of the role of economic and market analysis within financial markets
Developing strong links with Sales and Sales Trading Front office teams
Ensuring own understanding of relevant regulatory regime
Analytical and innovative
Competency with MS Excel
Competency with Databases
Demonstrable interest in financial markets
Strong communication, presentation and writing skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to work to deadlines without close supervision
Some practical experience of applied economics
Some practical experience of financial data analytics
Some experience working in a sell-side financial institution
Minimum BA in a relevant discipline (Economics, Finance)
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 Societe Generale, 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.