SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia.SG CIB provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.
The GLFI/NAT mission statement is to develop a worldwide business franchise in the Natural Resources, Energy and Infrastructure sector by providing clients with financing solutions as well as providing advisory services.
The Natural Resources & Infrastructure Financing Group provides a full range of finance and advisory services for producers, traders, processors and end-users of energy, metals and soft commodities as well as public sector through four key platforms: Energy group, Metals & Mining finance group, Traders, Commodity finance & Agribusiness group and Infrastructure finance, as well as MARK/CTY joint venture.
GLFI/NAT/MMF is in charge of structured financing and advisory services for metals & minerals sector players as well as financing of large and diversified mining companies. GLFI/NAT/MMF acts as PCRU for companies in the mining and metals sector and is therefore also responsible for cross selling the wider banks products to these clients.
Purposes of the role
Entry level position - staff in training, position focused on gaining experience and supporting seniors
Support senior team members to
- build and manage client relationships with MMF target borrowers in the Asia Pacific region - Identify and address clients' needs in terms of raising and managing capital - Represent MMF in internal dialogues with colleagues to provide best-in-class advisory to the client base
Assist in reporting tools and ad hoc projects as they arise
To support the team's efforts in effectively covering clients to address their borrowing needs in markets
Originating, executing and arranging or advising on Metals & Mining Finance transactions
Client interaction, preparing pitches and presentations
Reviewing term sheets and reviewing loan documentation
Liaising with banks and consultants/advisors
To support the team's efforts in developing and maintaining a track record of winning mandates in addressing clients' borrowing needs including
Help seeking innovative proposals or structuring solutions to develop the team's client offering
To contribute to the effective and responsible execution of mandates
Monitoring performance of loan portfolio and addressing waivers, annual reviews, etc.
To support the development of advisory and product offering in line with MMF's strategy and priorities
Risk analysis and risk mitigation and be fully involved in the credit process on individual transactions
Ongoing cooperation with other GLFI business lines including Export Finance, Structured Solutions & Leasing, Commodities, Interest Rate Derivatives, etc. regarding cross-selling opportunities
Ongoing cooperation and interaction with Syndication regarding banking and institutional investor markets on general basis and in relation to specific transactions
To support MMF in internal dialogues with colleagues to provide best-in-class debt arrangement or advisory to the client base
Liaise with internal teams and global team to optimize process and cooperation (Compliance, Legal, OPER, RISQ, etc.)
Keeping up to date with changes in the natural resources markets
Compliance with policies and procedures
Ensuring all compliance procedures are adhered to, and, should there be a breach, to notify compliance immediately
Required Competencies and Experience
Ability to gather an understanding of the loan market, its dynamics and the related instruments, to propose relevant financing solutions as part of financial modelling
Contribute to consistent pitch material that is clear, structured, compelling, and comprehensive in addressing clients' needs
Responsibility - ability to understand risks (conduct, reputational, financial, etc.) for NAT, GLFI, and SG Group, and act responsibly in line with SG Group Values, Code of Conduct, and other applicable rules & regulations
Develop understanding of the commodity markets, the factors affecting them on both the supply and demand side
Develop understanding of the mining industry dynamics, major and emerging players and outlook for the sector
Client orientation - ability to contribute to the team's efforts to build and maintain trusted client relationships
Client orientation - consistency and rigour in following up on clients' needs and act upon team's priorities
Client orientation - demonstrate discipline and team collaboration to develop business adapted to clients' and markets' needs
Innovation - commitment to contribute to the team's efforts to the development of new client base, advisory, and products
Team spirit - ability to work with people with diverse, international backgrounds, and act upon team's priorities.
Team spirit - learn global MMF team products and best practices
Commitment - ability to prioritize tasks and to manage competing deadlines, and to deliver on team's priorities. Rigor, discipline and accountability
Fluent English and Mandarin is mandatory. Other Asian language would be a plus
Good accounting and financial knowledge
Strong modeling skills for project and corporate finance
Very high proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Word