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12 month internship - Rates Sales, FI Solutions UK

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About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Credit Agricole Group, the 12th largest banking group worldwide in terms of tier 1 capital (The Banker, July 2021). Nearly 8,600 employees across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world. Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital markets activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade. The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.

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Business type

Types of Jobs - Corporate & Investment Banking

Job title

12 month internship - Rates Sales, FI Solutions UK

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Job summary


The Candidate will support the team in developing the FI Solutions franchise in the UK, with the objective to become a strategic partner for these clients in interest rate hedging and investment solutions. The candidate will help the team generate investment ideas, become familiar with the relevant regulatory developments and leverage CACIB’s trading and structuring capabilities to provide a consistent and competitive flow and derivative offering to the client base.

Role responsibilities

  • Assist the team in marketing bespoke trade ideas across interest rates products that leverage CACIB’s trading strengths and deliver high value add customer service.
  • Execute derivatives transactions (linear/non-linear), respond to RFQs in accordance with established risk management procedure and compliance policy.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the regulatory and accounting developments affecting the industry.  Coordinate with the structuring team to develop relevant hedging solution and investment themes for the client base.
  • Strengthen the bank’s relevance with existing clients and identify new prospective clients in multiple sectors (Banks Pension, Insurance and SSAs). 
  • Follow strategic developments and periodic results publications, attend investor’s calls and highlight hedging and/or investment decisions resulting from specific market or regulatory developments.
  • Act as the primary backup coverage for the senior sales people on the desk. Book transaction tickets in internal or vendors’ systems (eg STT, markitwire)
  • Familiarise with the bank’s derivatives pricing tools. Shadow pricing of intricate interest rate derivatives packages and asset swap transactions.  Develop a pricing framework, using existing tools, for interest rate derivatives and asset swap packages.
  • Liaise with Relationship Managers and Senior Bankers regarding marketing opportunities.
  • Must control the following types of Risk:
    • Counterparty Risk
    • Reputation Risk
    • Operational Risk
    • Suitability and Appropriateness
    • Conduct
  • Alert Management on any of the breaches which might have a material impact on the Company’s performance or compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • The Sales intern must ensure that the commercial strategy and actions are aligned with Coverage
  • Comply with all applicable legal, regulatory and internal Compliance requirements, including, but not limited to, the London Compliance manual and the Financial Crime Policy.
  • Complete any mandatory training in line with legal, regulatory and internal Compliance requirements.
  • Maintain appropriate knowledge to ensure to be fully qualified to undertake the role. Complete all mandatory training as required to attain and maintain competence.
  • Refrain from taking any steps which could lead to the removal of certification of fitness and propriety to perform the role.
  • Take necessary steps to satisfy the annual certification process.
  • Comply with all applicable conduct rules as prescribed by the regulator

Position location

Geographical area

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

Mathematical based degree or eqivalent

Required skills

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills including presentation skills. Ambitious, hard-working, team player.
  • Looking to develop long term client relationships and become a sector specialist.
  • Organisation


    Good judgement (market risk, people)

  • Initiative

  • Excellent communication skills

Technical skills required

  • Strong financial derivatives background. The candidate will need to become familiar with the pricing various interest rate derivatives incl. IR swaps, XCCY, inflation bonds, swaps & options, cash RV & TRS.
  • Able to understand the complex nature of Global Markets products


Fluent English