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Description of the Business Line or Department MARK/GRS is Societe Generale's Global Cross Asset Research department. With more than 200 analysts, strategists and economists, it offers in-depth analysis and a distinctive cross-asset approach: impact of major events across asset classes, assessment of the links between asset classes, strategic synthesis to provide an integrated view. Societe Generale Global Research offers global coverage, thanks to local networks in Eastern Europe (Moscow, Bucharest, Warsaw and Prague), the strengthening of its presence in the US and in Asia (Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo), together with an established UK and Western European base. Summary of the key purposes of the role Responsible for :
Financial Research & Analysis on Real Estate equity.
Preparation of written documents to communicate the findings to clients
Marketing: presentations and meetings with internal and external clients
Press contacts, as approved by Management and Communications
Based in London
Summary of responsibilities Research product responsibilities
Collect relevant public information and data, ensuring it comes from reliable sources
Participate in industry events, when necessary
Have direct reports participate in industry events, when necessary
Investigate key information and key data points, through checks and discussions
Build econometric and / or financial models, describing relevant parts of the business environment and allowing for forecasts; ensure the modulization process and outcome is to the highest professional standards
Update the models whenever necessary, and improve or replace them when appropriate
Supervise the collection of data by direct reports, and the building and use of models, ensuring reliability through the verification of sample data, and other means
Develop innovative and value-adding approaches, both for collecting data and for analysing it, in order to provide clients with input that adds value to their thought process
Subject any finding and any forecast to critical analysis
Based on the research and analysis work, prepare and publish, regularly and whenever necessary, documents that update clients on developments on the subject covered, and that highlight key points
Supervise the production of documents by direct reports
Strictly respect all internal rules and all external regulations relating to the research production process
Make sure to take into account findings of Research teams that are "upstream" (e.g., Economists for Equity analysts), and to fully leverage the findings of teams that are "peer" (e.g., Credit analysts for Equity analysts), developing whenever possible SG Global Research' specific Cross Asset franchise
Answer clients' bespoke requests, within the framework set by Compliance for bespoke research activity, and in line with the overall marketing approach (plus see below)
Supervise your direct reports on them answering bespoke requests
Research marketing responsibilities
Based on the priorities defined in the marketing approach, communicate the published findings to internal and external clients, through calls, messages, one-to-one meetings, video-conferences or conferences
Based on the priorities defined in the marketing approach, develop long term relationships with clients characterized by trust and professionalism; build, foster and cultivate client relationships in line with regulatory requirements
Based on the priorities defined in the marketing approach, initiate and develop new client relationships
Based on the priorities defined in the marketing approach, respond to client requests; analyse, investigate, research, manage and resolve queries received from clients
Based on the priorities defined in the marketing approach, on-board new clients when necessary
Ensure an active communication of published findings to internal clients, through chats, messages, calls, conferences; present ideas to the general sales desk, and participate in regional/ global sales meetings as directed
Ensure that all available feedback is captured electronically and available for further analysis, by knowing how to use CRM tools, and by effectively using them
Provide qualitative feedback to BL Management, whenever useful
Represent SG in front of the general public and the press, subject to approval by Communications, and as directed by SG management
Strictly adhere to all relevant internal rules and external regulations; strictly comply with operational and conduct risk requirements (e.g. data leakage, security policies and regulatory requirements)
In particular, ensure full adherence to the SG Research responsibilities, as defined in the Research handbook and in regular training sessions
Take reasonable steps to be fully aware of, understand and comply with all regulatory requirements from all regulatory and statutory bodies, trading venues, etc that are applicable to the role and the business line
Protect SG market share and reputation, through professionalism, discipline, rigor, and attention to risks
Make sure all research is produced according to SG Research standards and methods, and to the highest standards of quality
Assist in the self-identification of all conduct related issues. Ensure escalation to appropriate stakeholder or function whether internal or external.
Adhere to business line mandates relevant to the role as directed by your manager
Control costs; minimize unnecessary expenses related to travel, data feeds, etc.
This description is intended to outline the main responsibilities for the role and is not an exhaustive list, responsibilities may vary from time to time as directed by your manager
Level of autonomy and authority High level of autonomy
All our positions are open to people with disabilities
Excellent knowledge of the Research Area covered
Excellent knowledge of Financial Techniques
Good knowledge of relevant data feeds
Ability to produce innovative ideas
Proficient in Excel / PowerPoint
Rigorous and curious
Excellent organisational skills
Adaptability and Flexibility
Why Join Us
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 Societe Generale, 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.
Business Insight 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
Job code: 19000N0Q Business unit: SG CIB Starting date: 07/10/2019 Date of publication: 10/09/2019
Internal Number: 6374053
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