TRAINEE: Emerging Market Trader Assistant

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The Trainee will join the Emerging Trading Desk team and work closely with the Management and Traders. The main products traded are Fixed Income, Interest rate and FX products, denominated in Asian currencies. The Trainee will work in team focusing on Emerging Markets + G10 FX Spot.

Assist the Trading team in its day to day tasks:

  • Conduct onboarding tasks to trade with new counterparties
  • Follow up limits (market, counterparty, regulatory, etc.)
  • Reporting daily Front Office PnL estimates to the management
  • Accompany IT developments and assist with the testing and validation
  • Analyze the official PnL reports and understand the gaps
  • Analysis and troubleshooting of miscellaneous issues
  • Report issues to the management
  • Produce the relevant reports to the management
  • Help with the launch of new products and other projects
  • Propose trade ideas and conduct back-testing to validate the strategies
  • Deal with other internal trading desks and provide pricing to Sales under the supervision of the trading manager and within a strict control framework


  • Hold Bachelors or Masters Degree in Engineering, Finance, Computer Science or similar
  • Familiar with Fixed income products
  • Strong programming & Computer literacy
  • Initiative and entrepreneurial skills
  • Ability to estimate risk
  • Tenacity and being results oriented
  • Good cooperation and team spirit
  • Analytical skills and ability to summarize key messages
  • Fluent English is mandatory, with Asian language is a plus

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


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 customised business solutions.

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.

Closing in 6 days
Closing in 6 days
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Administration, Agriculture, Architecture,
  • Work rights:
    Hong Kong Citizen, Hong Kong
  • Locations:
    Hong Kong
  • Closing Date:28th Jun 2024, 3:59 pm


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