TRAINEE: Economics Research

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 22 Sep 17

TRAINEE: Economics Research


SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia.SG CIB provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

The Research Trainee will be based in Hong Kong. The successful candidate will be given a firsthand experience of mainly economic and rates strategy research within the field of investment banking, learning the ropes of data gathering and analysis, publication production and client marketing. This position offers the opportunity to work with one of the best ranked teams within economic research in investment banking. The team is based in multiple geographies and works closely with the front-office business lines.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Development of economic and rates analysis drawing on the teams datasets under the guidance of the senior economists / strategists
  • Managing the production process of team documents
  • Delivering responses to external surveys
  • Assisting on the smooth functioning of client servicing
  • Assisting the team on client marketing activities


Your Profile:

  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Economics, Mathematics, Finance or similar
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
  • Professional and articulate at all times dealing with internal and external parties in a confident and professional manner, both face to face and by telephone
  • Strong planning skills and the ability to support the Asia Chief Economist and the team with a proactive approach to enable them to stay on top of the workflow
  • Able to deal with a quickly changing environment in a calm and efficient manner
  • A flexible approach to work
  • Able to prioritize different tasks and requirements
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Able to build good working relationships with colleagues
  • Ability to take responsibility and work independently
  • Fluent English and Chinese are mandatory

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.