Rates & FX Strategist (Asia Ex-Japan)

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Festanstellung, Vollzeit
  • Societe Generale
  • 17 Aug 17

Rates & FX Strategist (Asia Ex-Japan)


Environment

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.

At Societe Generale we have developed - and continue to develop - advanced programmes to support your career development. A diverse and comprehensive Learning & Development programme, a Junior programme for graduates and a Remuneration policy that stimulates your growth are just a few examples that illustrate how we help you to fulfill yourself personally and professionally, and how we develop your ability to adapt to ever-changing environments and transform challenges into opportunities.

Mission
Responsibilities

  • Analyze regional EM interest rate markets (bond and swaps), with particular focus on China.
  • Secondary coverage of Asia FX. Produce high quality and innovative research reports to provide value-added to Societe Generale's customers, sales, and trading.
  • Research to include regular and ad hoc publications on fundamentals, qualitative and quantitative analysis spanning thematic research, market commentary and actionable trade recommendations.
  • Client marketing to hedge funds, asset managers, corporations, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds.
  • Support the sales/trading franchise through regular conference calls and market insights. Devise trade recommendations in Asia interest rate space with strong fundamental, technical or quantitative rationale while also considering product selection and risk-reward characteristics.
  • Represent SG in public forums (media, conferences) for your area of expertise.


Profile

Academic Background and Certifications, Experience

  • Degree in economics, business, or finance. A post graduate degree is advantageous

Operational Skills

  • Prior experience analyzing the Chinese interest rate market a major plus. Native Mandarin speaker with ability to write and converse in English
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to effectively interact with a wide range of clients (hedge funds, asset managers, corporations, private banks, pension funds) along with internal stakeholders (sales and trading)
  • Prior experience in producing trade recommendations. Strong quantitative skills, especially as it applies to interest rate fundamentals
  • Produce analysis and market views under tight time constraints. Experience using Bloomberg, macroeconomic databases (i.e. Haver, Datastream, CEIC) and statistical software (i.e. E-views, RATS, Matlab, R)


Behavioural Skills

  • Sales and Marketing skills
  • Client oriented
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Sensible to risks
  • Ability to cooperate
  • Collective mindset
  • Open mindset
  • Conflict Solver


Other Behavioural Skills

  • Ability to work in a challenging environment
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a flexible and cooperative manner with other members of the research teams
  • Ability to adapt to changing market and business landscapes