Job ref no.: CT3128818-01#4843

VIE: Sales Assistant

Société Générale


At Societe Generale, you will be joining the Global Markets division (MARK) of SG Corporate and Investment Banking. MARK offers a cross-asset approach along all its offerings : Research, Investment & Risk Management Solutions, Execution and Prime Services to asset managers, pension funds, companies, private banks, insurance companies, hedge funds, family offices, sovereign funds and distributors worldwide.

The candidate will join Global Market division, Fixed Income and Currencies business management office.

The candidate will also support the business management office on transversal requests.

Your main responsibilities and missions will be:

  • Assist Fixed Income & Currencies Business managers, Traders and sales in their day-to-day tasks.
  • Work closely with Support Functions
  • Prepare the meeting minutes for Weekly meetings
  • Follow up of IT issues impacting Sales and Traders
  • Support Sales/Traders on KYC “Know Your Customer" process
  • Support COO Fixed Income & Currencies team and Front Office for business plans, New Product Committee and suitability committee.
  • Support the sales & trading Business managers for medium long-term project
  • Participates to the business planning process
  • Enhance current operational risk monitoring process
  • Answers to specific trade-related question regarding rules to be applied or client suitability
  • Helps to monitor the Permanent Supervision (PS), and make sure PS is performed by Sales & Traders

Profile required

  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance, Business or similar
  • Pervious working experience in financial field is a plus
  • Able to work under pressure and deal with exposure to risk
  • Result oriented, determined and able to make dependent decision
  • Familiar with any software + Excel, PowerPoint, VBA etc.
  • Fluent English is mandatory, with other Asian language (i.e. Mandarin/ Cantonese) is a plus

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in Hong Kong 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 18 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, please see

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

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

Department Description

The candidate will join Global Market division. SGCIB MARK Asia department offers to regional and worldwide customers a panel of derivatives solutions on a broad range of products, encompassing stocks, indices, warrants, ETF, plain vanilla and exotic options, execution services on almost all Asian markets. We mainly serve institutional (Hedge Funds, Asset Manager, Banks…) but also retail investors and provide hedging solutions and risk management strategies. Capitalizing on our true global platform, SG CIB provides round-the-clock extensive pricing capabilities on derivatives, denominated in all major currencies.

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, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.
Interested parties please click Apply Now to apply job.

All applications applied through our system will be delivered directly to the advertiser and privacy of personal data of the applicant will be ensured with security.

More job information
Job ref no. CT3128818-01#4843
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Degree
  • Master's degree