Asia-Pacific Returnship programme (Japan)

Fixed term contract|Tokyo|Corporate & Investment banking

Asia-Pacific Returnship programme (Japan)

Tokyo, Japan 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, 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 financial services groups in Europe. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. Societe Generale provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

Today, Societe Generale in Japan consists of four core businesses: Societe Generale, Tokyo Branch; Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited, Societe Generale Haussmann Japan Limited and Societe Generale Aircraft Leasing Company Limited. These four entities are in line with our worldwide focus on Investment Banking, Global Finance and Global Markets, and Asset Management.

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: 230000X5
Entity: Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited
Starting date: 2023/06/01
Publication date: 2023/01/12