Trainee - 12 months' contract - Trade Relationship Officer
Societe Generale

Job Details

Updated on 2021-08-12 09:43:17

Trainee - 12 months' contract - Trade Relationship Officer


Trainee - 12 months' contract - Trade Relationship Officer

Singapore Trainee Sales


  • Reporting to Senior Financial Institutions (“FI”) Banker of Global Transaction Banking, Trade Services, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing support for marketing and customer service to a portfolio of Financial Institutions (Banks) clients and Risk Distribution activities in Asia, the responsibilities include, but is not limited to:
  • Supporting the front office activities of the FI Trade Finance business;
  • Communicating with the FI clients to facilitate Trade Finance opportunities and transactions;
  • Liaising with internal stakeholders in Operations, Legal, Compliance, Relationship Managers and Head office to deliver quality support;  
  • Preparing monthly reports for Trade Finance business;
  • In addition, the candidate will provide secondary support to the Trade team in Singapore in charge of Corporate relationships


  • Maintain day-to-day contacts with FI clients, in order to establish a good and close working relationship
  • Collaborating with other countries’ Trade teams to work on business opportunities with banks in the portfolio, and obtain their support to capture transactions originated from banks in the portfolio
  • Ensure a prompt and competitive reply to all transactions proposed by clients, within the guidelines established by the business line

Customer Service:

  • Handle clients’ inquiries related to Trade Services to help them solve operation issues and making sure every inquiry will be taken care within stipulated turnaround time
  • Provide first level of customer support for banks in the portfolio and liaise with Trade Services teams across the bank’s Trade network to ensure a smooth and efficient reply to all customer enquiries
  • Assist global Trade teams in the settlement of operational issues arising with banks in portfolio
  • Assist in Know-Your-Customers (“KYC”) onboarding and reviews of clients in portfolio and liaison with internal KYC teams

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

Profile required

  • Academic Background And Certifications, Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or above;
  • Understanding of Trade Finance preferred;
  • Is meticulous and able to multi-task whilst prioritizing the work assigned;
  • Good analytical skills and adept at Microsoft applications (especially MS Excel);
  • A strong team player with integrity, initiative and resourcefulness to work independently and proactively

Behavioral Skills

  • Willing to Learn and Develop Skills
  • Sales & Marketing Skills
  • Ability to Cooperate
  • Client-Oriented
  • Embody the Group's Values
  • Accountability

Business insight

Company Description

Societe Generale* is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.

Societe Generale has been playing a vital role in the economy for 150 years. With more than 145,000 employees, based in 66 countries, we serve on a daily basis 31 million clients throughout the world. Societe Generale’s teams offer advice and services to individual, corporate and institutional customers in three core businesses:

Retail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network, Credit du Nord and Boursorama, offering a comprehensive range of multi-channel financial services at the leading edge of digital innovation;

International retail banking, insurance and financial services to corporates with a presence in developing economies and leading specialised businesses;

Corporate and investment banking, private banking, asset management and securities services, with recognised expertise, top international rankings and integrated solutions.

Department Description

Global Transaction Banking, Trade Services in Singapore offers a full range of Trade and Supply Chain Financing products and services to Financial Institutions (“FI”) & Corporate clients.

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.

Reference: 2100025A
Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: 2021/04/01
Publication date: 2021/01/22
Trainee - 12 months' contract - Trade Relationship Officer
Societe Generale