Credit Sales Assistant - Trainee / V.I.E. (m/f)

Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank
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Crédit Agricole CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Crédit Agricole Group, the world’s n°11 bank measured by Tier One Capital (The Banker, July 2016). The Bank offers its clients a comprehensive range of products and services structured around six major divisions Client Coverage & International Network, Global Investment Banking, Structured Finance, Global Markets, Debt Optimisation & Distribution, International Trade & Transaction Banking. The Bank provides support to clients in large international markets through its network with a presence in major countries in Europe, America, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. For the German GMD Rates and Credit Derivatives Sales team we are looking for a V.I.E. to assist the team.

About the program

The Volunteer for International Experience (V.I.E.) program is an international program sponsored by the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Employment, is an assignment open to Crédit Agricole CIB to offer young professionals to have valuable paid work experience abroad in the banking environment. We are looking for highly motivated graduates aged 18 to 28 years, who are European Union nationals (all E.U. nationals, plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein).

As a V.I.E. you will be part of our Front Office Sales Team and you will have daily contact to our German and Austrian clients via phone, email and chat. After an intensive introduction you will be responsible for several tasks like new issues support, generating of trading axes/ideas and order book inputs. As you will sit next to our local sales people, you will be assisting them in the daily business with clients via work shadowing the respective sales person. Next to handling various inquiries from institutional clients, you will be preparing statistics and presentations for our clients in Germany and Austria.

We are looking for candidates with the following skills:

  • Relevant University background (MA Finance / MBA)
  • In depth knowledge of Capital Markets (Bonds and Derivatives)
  • Outgoing Personality / Team Player Spirit
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Capable of working under pressure with tight deadlines and possess the ability to handle multiple tasks with varying priorities Excel VBA and Bloomberg skills preferred


Candidates meeting these criteria and interested in a VIE, please register before your 28 th birthday on the website To apply, you need to meet the conditions mentioned above. If not, your application will not be selected. If you are eligible, please join your CV and a cover letter, in English – and mention: your age and nationality. Kindly indicate the period of your V.I.E. in your application. We offer timeframe of 12 to 24 months. To become part of our team in the German office in Frankfurt, please apply online on, submit your application and indicate the reference no 2017-18933.