Business Manager - Equity Derivatives

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Consulting / Strategy

Business Manager - Equity Derivatives

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Consulting / Strategy


Responsibilities :

  • Being part of the Equity Derivatives franchise of one of top leaders of the industry, as a Business Manager dedicated to Non-linear sales and trading activities covering a wide range of product offer to our local and international clientele
  • Joining an innovative, open minded, autonomous and dynamic team composed by experts and knowledgeable resources 
  • Contributing by Leading/Sponsoring/Coordinating initiatives in strong partnership and proximity with experts from Front to Back for the growth and sustainability of the franchise 
  • Having oversight of the business governance structure and control environment, with the mandate to resolve any risk and control deficiencies identified against legal, regulatory and internal policies accurately as they evolve
  • Being part of an inclusive and diversified environment where staff is in the center of the company’s strategy

Contribution to Global Markets Asia businesses

  • Sponsor or lead key projects having strong impacts on clients and business developments
  • Develop synergies between FO teams or cooperate with support functions to develop our activities and Services
  • Deliver new technologies which will contribute to grow businesses
  • Accompany regulatory changes impacting our businesses
  • Align Business objectives with those of support and control functions

Continously improve the efficiency of the operational setup

  • Optimize our client base and the services provided to them.
  • Identify and deliver simplification initiatives in collaboration with our partners.
  • Streamline and automate our processes through the development of new tools.
  • Deliver cost reduction initiatives.
  • Optimize existing resources within MARK or in collaboration with GBS.

Business control and protection

  • Secure the framework of our commercial franchise.
  • Cooperate within the COO/Business Management team and with Anti-Fraud department to improve operating framework.
  • Provide new control framework on areas not covered so far.
  • Identify zones of operational risks and take corrective actions to remediate them.
  • Maintain an impeccable conduct for ourselves and the teams we cover

Compliance with a Code of Conduct

  • As COO/Business Manager we need to comply personally with SG code of conduct but also act as role models and help
  • management enforce the right behavior within staff. In summary (please refer to GBIS full document on intranet) we have to ensure that:

           -our actions respect human and socio-economic rights and respect the environment

           -we always comply with business-related laws, regulation and standards

          - we offer appropriate and suitable products to our clients

           -we remain vigilant on KYC processes to prevent money laundering and financial crimes in general

           -conflict of interests are being prevented by means of separate structures and thorough procedures

           -diversity is encouraged within our teams and that individual privacy is respected

           -our employees are recruited based on clear requirements and their own qualities, are provided with good working conditions, get regular training and are exposed to increased responsibilities with no discrimination of any kind

           -we trade fairly with our suppliers and that our choices are made based on objective criteria

           -in the countries we operate cultures and environment are respected, rules regarding transparency and accuracy of information are complied with and local public & professional supervisory bodies are granted full cooperation

          -confidentiality of information is being guaranteed unless required by law or regulators

          -we act in strict compliance with the standards and principles that govern transactions on financial markets,

          -SG’s assets are protected, and that equipment is used reasonably, especially if for personal purpose

Profile required

Profile Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant industry experience
  • Experience in the Equity Derivatives asset class or related roles will be an advantage
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, resilience, responsibility and commitment at work with strong problem-solving abilities will be required for the position
  • The ability to orchestrate resources towards completion of such projects 
  • Possessing strong communication skills and the ability to liaise with internal colleagues of different levels
  • Capacity to interact with multiple stakeholders across front to back functions and across regions 

Behavioral Skills

  • Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs 
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions
  • Responsibility - Courage: I express my convictions and make decisions with courage and respect.
  • Commitment - Inspiration: I support the vision and the strategy 

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.

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.

Reference: 21000GPA
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: 2021/08/23
Publication date: 2021/05/25