Cross Commodity Strategist Trainee - Corporate and Investment Banking - United Kingdom
Description of the Business Line or Department
More than 150 analysts, strategists and economists combining their expertise into a cross-asset approach: analysis of the impact of major events on different asset classes, assessment of the links between asset classes, and strategic synthesis of this key information to provide an integrated view.
We benefit from a global coverage thanks to Societe Generale local networks in Eastern Europe (Moscow, Bucarest, Warsaw and Prague), the strengthening of our presence in the US, and in Asia (Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo), together with our established UK and Western European base. Summary of the key purposes of the role
• Cross commodity strategist (intern) - work with all team members on all questions relating to the commodity complex we conduct research on. Add value to the existing research.
• Help with thematic and research to be published in commodity compass or commodity specials working with senior and junior cross commodity strategists.
• Contribute to ongoing research relating to ESG applied to commodities.
• Help fundamental/quant models on selected commodity markets (oil, gold and copper for example).
• Run the team automate process, being able to adapt/improve current automations (VBA/Python) would be a plus.
• We are looking for an Intern who will be based in London - Starting in January Summary of responsibilities
• Contribute to the production of GRS documents. This mainly involves contribution to the monthly review of commodity markets, the weekly analysis of futures positions and our trading scorecard but may also involve ad hoc cross-asset publications and help in the production of the commodity compass (quantitative publication).
• Support on fundamental/quant models on selected commodity markets (oil, gold and copper for example).
• Help promote commodity research externally and internally. Promote the team's commodity views to internal clients.
• The intern might assist in developing a trading strategies service within the commodity research team for our client base.
• Abide by all compliance rules and risk management policies. Level of autonomy and authority
High level of autonomy required
Profile required Competencies
• Good knowledge of commodity markets
• Finance background
• Excellent handle of English
• Proficient in Excel / Word / PowerPoint
• Some programming skills in VBA/Python
• Experience in building models and developing commodity trade signals is appreciated
• Proactive and autonomous
• Rigorous and curious
• Strong communicator
• Excellent organisational skills
• Team player
Why join us
People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like "hard work" and "dedication" together with "community" and "respect" has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.
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 Société Générale, 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.
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and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents
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