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V.I.E Middle Officer Trade Services International Business GTBnternational Business

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International Corporate Volunteer Program
Salary: Not specified
No remote work
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Société Générale
Société Générale

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Job description

• Support of the Trade Sales Team in executing Trade Finance transactions
• Follow up on client requests and needs, and identify new opportunities
• Close cooperation with Back Office teams in connection with monitoring/handling of client orders and other operational issues
• Close cooperation with all teams within the global Trade Services Network, as well as with all supporting teams within Paris headquarters and other locations
• Active cooperation with all other local business lines within the Amsterdam Branch
• Managing administrative tasks in connection with Trade Services transactions (invoicing, internal & regulatory reporting etc.)
• Create added value for clients pro-actively identifying synergies within the Global Transaction Banking Business Lines (like cash management or factoring)
• Execute compliance checks before the transactions and obtain upfront compliance approvals before processing a trade transaction
• Create or maintain RMA keys in order to manage the connected correspondent banks
• Verify availability within credit facility before executing trade transactions
• Participate in the permanent supervision activities of the trade services desk
• Monitor validation and renewal of credit lines

Profile required

PLEASE NOTE that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.
• Master Degree( bac +5) in Finance or Business Administration
• A previous experience in trade finance / international business or banking would be appreciated
• Pro-active team player with high level of commitment and responsibility
• Time management, organizational and planning skills with proven ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to learn and work in a deadline-driven and culturally diverse environment
• Client oriented work approach
• Capacity to work autonomously
• Ability to work with multiple stakeholders
• Good communication and presentation skills
• Proficient/Good command of MS Office
• Fluent in English
• Other foreign language skills like Dutch or any Scandinavian language would be an asset

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in Amsterdam is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 12 months and can be extended for a second period of 12 months.
In case a visa is necessary, please make sure your passport is valid up to 6 months after the end of the VIE contract to not delay your departure.
The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France's eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information (including your financial indemnities), please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in Netherlands and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.
Whether you're joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating?
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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, 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: 240005VW
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2024/05/01

Publication date: 2024/03/05

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