Chief Operating Officer Associate – M/F/D

Permanent contract|Warsaw|Development / Coordination

Chief Operating Officer Associate – M/F/D

  • Warsaw, Poland
  • Permanent contract
  • Development / Coordination



As a COO Associate, the key purpose of the role is to provide adequate support to the Global Banking Support Unit (GBSU)/COO UK Officer by leading several transversal topics which belong to the COO function.

You will assist GBSU to execute their strategic plans as well as assisting the decision making for the Head of GBSU UK, liaising with all UK operations and technology service lines.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Provide support to Chief Operating Officer of GBSU (GBSU/COO) in the UK
  • Coordinate and drive change management initiatives on behalf of the GBSU COO UK
  • Organize and communicate various initiatives for the department
  • Contribute to definition and implementation of People engagement strategy
  • Review and update relevant management and committee materials and terms of reference documents
  • Contribute to the definition and monitoring of the GBSU financial strategy
  • Plan GBSU UK staff follow up, new joiner integration, and training strategy for the whole support unit
  • Facilitate the development, coordination, communication, and accomplishment of short and long-term objectives
  • Establish solid working relationships with key stakeholders (Tribe managers, main partners such as Compliance, Legal, HR, and business lines)

Profile required

Studies & experience:

  • Higher education
  • Experience with financial planning, budget monitoring or management

Language skills:

  • Fluency in English
  • French would be an asset

Technical, operational & Soft skills:

  • Ability to communicate convincingly at all levels with the key decision makers in the relevant business lines and elsewhere within the investment bank
  • Capacity to drive and accompany change with the ability to manage multiple and varied subjects
  • Strong written documentation abilities and experience with spreadsheets
  • Acting as team player with good coordination skills (across and between the teams in GBSU and the business)
  • Understanding of Investment Banking market activities
  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements, strong risk culture and reliable professional conduct
  • Ability to work autonomously, delivering to cases completion with focus on solutions and proactive approach

Why join us

Société Générale Poland is a multi-category bank offering every employee the possibility to have several careers in a professional career path. Internal mobility and training are two core areas we focus on, in a dynamic, prosperous and evolving context.


  • Work in a pleasant atmosphere, in a brand new central-Warsaw office, as part of an international team
  • Active role in an international structure and opportunity for development
  • Access to learning platforms and language courses
  • Competitive salary based on seniority and skills
  • Support in quick adaptation within the company
  • Benefit package including extensive health package with dental care, hybrid work opportunity (2-3 days working from home), meal allowance, holiday fund and many more
  • Employment contract

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: 240004I0
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2024/02/16