Corporate Secretary

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Legal / Tax / Insurance

Corporate Secretary

  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Permanent contract
  • Legal / Tax / Insurance


  • Act as Executive Governance Officer for Asia BU perimeter (support the deployment of minimum comitology within its scope, centralization and follow-up of derogation/exemption requests, reporting on the governance of its scope).
  • Ownership of the Asia BU Policy on Policies and of the Asia BU Normative Documentation framework. Ensure coordination and alignment across the region in relation to policy management. Act as regional coordinator as part of the Group SG Code certification process.
  • Act as Committee Secretary for the Asia BU Legal Entities Review Committee.
  • Ownership of the LEI renewal process for Asia BU legal entities.
  • Act as relay with Corporate Secretary team in Paris to ensure adequate information flow on relevant topics (e.g. new Corporate Secretary normative documentation, permanent supervision framework, governance …).
  • Ensure coordination and alignment with local Company Secretaries within Asia BU, including for the preparation and roll out of standards, good practices, governance (e.g. on Committee Management, PoA, corporate offices…) and controls, and the monitoring of relevant regulatory watch developments.
  • Contribute to Asia BU reporting initiatives or committees by supporting the preparation of corporate secretariat indicators.
  • Act as backup/support for the existing Hong Kong Corporate Secretary resource.

Profile required

  • Bachelor or higher educational degree.
  • At least 7+ years of working experience in such areas as law, finance, corporate secretariat, operational risk and/or business management.
  • Strong understanding of corporate governance, project, policy and committee management. Integrity. Interpersonal skills. Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and independently.
  • Fluent english is mandatory. French and/or Cantonese a plus.

Behavioural skills

  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make developing synergies a priority
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple
  • Responsibility - Courage: I express my convictions and make decisions with courage
  • Commitment - Inspiration: I communicate a clear vision and strategy
  • Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs
  • Responsibility - Performance: I strive for high performance.

Business insight

Company Description

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth. Committed to the positive transformations of the world’s societies and economies, Societe Generale seeks to build together with its clients, a better and sustainable future through responsible and innovative financial solutions. Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 117,000 employees in 66 countries and supports 25 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors worldwide (figures as of August 2023). We have a presence in 11 locations across Asia Pacific. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong – a core hub of the worldwide Societe Generale Group – we employ around 2,300 employees in the region. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai supports the Group in Asia Pacific and globally with customised business solutions.

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: 23000TVX
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2023/11/02