Asia-Pacific Returnship programme (Hong Kong, China and Taiwan)

Fixed term contract|Hong Kong|Corporate & Investment banking

Asia-Pacific Returnship programme (Hong Kong, China and Taiwan)

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Fixed term contract Corporate & Investment banking


About our Returnship programme - Relaunch your career with us! 

The Returnship programme is a 6-month paid contract designed for experienced talent looking to re-integrate into the workforce and develop their skills. You will join a diverse and inclusive environment, where we foster a corporate spirit based on entrepreneurship, innovation and responsibility, enabling you to develop yourself and unleash your full potential.

Participants will have access to a tailored onboarding programme with trainings, mentoring and support to transition back to the work environment, as well as networking events and other advantages embedded in Societe Generale’s culture.

Upon completion of the programme, participants may receive an offer of full-time employment at Societe Generale.

Profile required

  • Have been out of the workforce for more than 2 years
  • Have minimum 5 years relevant professional experience prior to the break
  • Have previous experience relevant to our areas of business (including Technology and Operations, Human Resources, Legal and Compliance, Audit and Risk, Global Markets, Global Banking and Advisory, Finance and Corporate Communications)
  • Display qualities and values of Commitment, Responsibility, Team Spirit, and Innovation 
  • Fluent English is mandatory 

Applications are opened to our Asia-Pacific locations (Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, China and Taiwan).


  • Client - Understanding and Respect: When communicating with our clients/internal partners I listen in order to understand and anticipate their needs
  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the company's best interest over my team's results
  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I encourage and demonstrate positive out of the box thinking
  • Responsibility - Courage: I express my convictions and make decisions with courage in line with the Group's strategy
  • Responsibility - Empowerment and Accountability: I give resources and autonomy to make decisions
  • Commitment - Care: I listen and demonstrate emotional intelligence to engage others

Business insight

Company Description

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

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!

We firmly believe that diversity is one of the most valuable propositions that we provide to our clients, shareholders and staff. That is why we work to promote diversity, equality and inclusion at every level of our organisation. Our Asia Pacific Diversity Charter is aligned to our Group's mission to be a diverse workforce in an inclusive workplace, with opportunities for the talents of all to create value, and to deliver an outstanding client experience and develop innovative solutions.

Team spirit, innovation, responsibility and commitment are the core values shared by all Societe Generale employees. These values are central to our vision of a responsible bank committed to serving its customers.

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: 22000ZUG
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 2023/06/01
Publication date: 2023/01/11