Bilingual Early Talent Program Manager

Permanent contract|Montreal|Human Resources

Bilingual Early Talent Program Manager

Montreal, Canada Permanent contract Human Resources


Division Description:

With a team of over 50 highly engaged, diverse, and innovative HR professionals located in the US, Canada, and Brazil, the Americas Human Resources team is dedicated to acquiring, developing, advising, and promoting talents focused on best meeting and exceeding the needs of our business partners.  As strategic partners to the Business, we are committed to providing staff with value-added programs and policies, a competitive compensation and benefits package, and a diverse, inclusive, respectful, and safe employee-centric environment where all can thrive to achieve their best potential.  The HR team is composed of 5 teams: (1) Strategy, Transformation and Talent Acquisition, (2) Career Advisory, (3) Diversity, Talent and Development, (4) Total Rewards, and (5) Projects, Efficiencies and Analytics.


The Canada Early Talent Program Manager position is responsible for building out and continuing to evolve and elevate a robust, structured, and competitive early talent program in Canada. As part of those responsibilities, the Campus Program Manager will oversee the acquisition, development, and promotion of all SG’s junior analyst programs including summer interns and full-time analysts.   

The Canada Campus Program Manager is part of the Regional Campus Program Team and will support the regional efforts, building resilience and leveraging on cross border experience.

Detailed responsibilities include:

  • Partner with executive level professionals, hiring managers, and Employee Resource Group members to develop and drive the campus and early talent recruitment strategy in the Americas region. 
  • Work with regional management to promote the SG brand on campuses at colleges and universities for Montreal office.
  • Create innovative campus programming throughout the year to help attract diverse talent to SG.
  • Keep abreast of market trends and best practices, including Montreal co-op programs, and deliver regular market intelligence to the business; Benchmark SG’s program to the industry.
  • Partner with HR subject matter experts to develop robust training, networking, and CSR activities to engage interns and analysts during their tenure with SG.
  • Drive the conversion of high-performing Summer Analysts into the Full-Time Analyst Program
  • Monitor program performance and regularly report on program metrics and continue to review and improve data related to the program.
  • Actively communicate and coordinate with various stakeholders to keep them abreast of program timelines, actions, and deliverables that require attention (e.g., Executive Committee Members, HR Business Partners, Compensation team, Business Partners, Business Chief Operating Offers/Chief of Staff, etc.).
  • Manage the effective onboarding of new interns and analysts to ensure both a positive experience, accuracy in data and compliance with all hiring regulations and practices. 

Profile required

Skills and Qualifications:

Must Have:

  1. 4-7 years of relevant program management experience with a background or experience in Human Resources.
  2. Experience developing and promoting a Campus Program strategy in the Canada and/or US market and benchmarking and evaluating program success would be ideal.

3.     Excellent communication and presentation skills; Ability to effectively interact, influence, and present to varying levels of SG leadership

  1. Education- B.S. / B.A. degree in Organizational Development, Business, HR, Psychology, or related field
  2. Language(s) French
  • Fluent in both English and French
  1. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint


  • Strong client focus and relationship skills
  • Excellent project management and organization skills
  • Solutions-driven and innovative mindset to actively drive continuous improvement to processes and programs
  • Collaborative with the ability to drive team results
  • Data analytics focus

Why join us

OUR Benefits:

Competitive compensation & benefits offering, including but not limited to:

  • Minimum of 20 Vacation days + 4 personal days 
  • Supportive Maternity, paternity, parental and adoption leave policy 
  • Health spending ($2,000/year) and personal spending ($1,000/year) accounts with 75+ eligible reimbursement categories (health, training, electronics etc.)
  • Fully sponsored virtual healthcare assistance and Employee Assistance Program to you and your immediate family
  • Various Employee Resource Groups (ERG) to engage with such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet, etc. 
  • A culture of continuous development by encouraging our employees various training programs (online training and coaching platform such as Coursera, GoFluent, Pluralsight, First Finance, and others) 

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Vision: 
•     Engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate
•     Inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents 
•     Engage our community and marketplace, and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients

For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link (

Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, in order to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

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: 230001UN
Starting date: 2023/02/27
Publication date: 2023/01/20