Chief of staff - FRM

Permanent contract|Bangalore|Development / Coordination

Chief of staff - FRM

Bangalore, India Permanent contract Development / Coordination


Day-to-day Operations

  • Strategically managing the Head and Deputy Head’s time: working with assistant, looking at long term travel calendar, evaluating opportunities and determining fit with priorities
  • Ensure GBIS governance is in place, agendas are set, minutes are taken, cascades agreed and actions are tracked so that time is well spent and objectives are achieved.
  • Reviewing upcoming meetings for the week to ensure the Head and Deputy have all of the information, sending out agendas or documents to meeting attendees as necessary
  • Reviewing internal and external communications: drafting company communications, reports, pitch decks or presentations.
  • Manage preparations for senior visitors – eg agendas, presentations, external visits, etc.
  • Stand-in for Head or Deputy where they are unable to attend calls or meetings
  • Disseminate critical information, provide periodic up-dates and deliver various organizational communication to the teams in the perimeter as well as address any concerns or grievances.
  • Focus on methods to increase engagement within the organisation. Drive a culture of floor walks and town-halls, "fun @ work" initiatives etc.
  • Very close working relationship with the COO for GBS to ensure to have the right level of management oversight for all key functions delivered and managed

Strategic Planning and Initiatives

  • Assist in setting the GBIS strategic priorities: Helping the Head and Deputy identify the areas where they must direct their focus and identifying metrics for success. Revisiting regularly and evaluating progress. 
  • Manage / sponsor initiative / projects on behalf of the Head - GBIS or acting as a temporary measure whilst project structure and resourcing is being finalized
  • Researching, benchmarking, analyzing data, and making recommendations.
  • Acting as the sounding board to their boss for new ideas and initiatives.

Profile required


  • Strong academic background preferably with an MBA
  • Experience in the IB environment and knowledge of IB operations is extremely critical.
  • Experience and strong knowledge of managing a function composed of diverse transversal functions in a matrix organizational structure

Abilities / Skills Required

  • Good understanding of the CIB business and needs of CIB’s clients
  • Strong analytical skills with an eye for detail
  • Strong process & change management capabilities
  • Effective interpersonal skills in a multi-cultural team environment
  • Strong stake-holder engagement & influencing skills in a matrix organization
  • Efficient with limited resources
  • Excellent verbal, written & presentation skills.
  • Ability to mentor & groom
  • Self-starter & self-motivated with the ability to work independently and with a team of peers
  • Energetic & mature

Why join us

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Business insight

At Société Générale, 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!

Still hesitating?
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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: 22000PCN
Entity: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 2022/11/28
Publication date: 2022/09/20