Americas Compliance – Head of Program Management

 New York, United States       Permanent contract        Legal / Taxation / Compliance


  • Act as a key departmental leader in support of the CCO and the Compliance Executive Committee, providing expert subject matter knowledge, insight, and expertise concerning Compliance and regulatory topics. 
  • Drive the delivery of regulatory programs, remediation efforts and other changes to meet the evolving needs of the organization.
  • Lead special projects directly on behalf of the CCO, including establishing and monitoring project plans, and coordinating all participants from across the domestic and global organization.
  • Oversee key deliverables required of the department to ensure follow-up and timely delivery.
  • Prepare materials and information for senior management, Compliance leadership and various committees (including Board-level). 
  • Analyze and identify opportunities for innovation and efficiencies across the department.
  • Assist in structuring department meeting agendas, as well as seminars/workshops for the year with clear objectives.

Profile Required


  • Bachelor’s Degree.  JD or MBA preferred 

  • 10+ years of financial services experience in compliance-related and/or regulatory organizations

  • Strong subject matter experience concerning US regulations applicable to complex organizations

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with senior leaders

  • Proven project management and organizational experience

Why Join Us

At Société Générale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit, innovation. These four values are centered around our clients. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. And we work to increase our impact on clients.

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Firm Description:

Societe Generale is a global financial institution and one of the largest foreign corporate and investment banks. As such, it has a diverse population which fosters opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in different countries as well as access to international mobility. The firm recently unveiled its new brand platform “The Future is You” which not only demonstrates its commitment and responsibility to its clients, but also to its employees as their ideas and actions can make an impact on the direction of the organization. 

Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) of SG Americas, the Program Manager will be a key member of the Compliance leadership team, driving the delivery of important department projects to address regulatory imperatives and remediation efforts, as well as coordinating with global Compliance functions.  The individual will oversee a team of professionals responsible for directing project management functions, ensuring delivery of department obligations, and addressing firm objectives.   

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, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 2000079F
Business unit: SG Americas Securities
Starting date: 01/06/2020
Date of publication: 16/03/2020
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Americas Compliance – Head of Program Management

Permanent contract   |   New York   |   Legal / Taxation / Compliance