Coverage & Investment Banking Advisory-VIE London

 London, United Kingdom       International Volunteer Program        Corporate and Investment Banking


During your VIE mission you will be in charge of these responsibilities:

 - Manage the training process (booking of venue, audit trail recording, refresh, contribution to training documents) and assist in delivery of training
- Assist in production of bulletins addressed to the business
- Assist in preparation of presentations
- Update of intranet site, assess improvement of the content/access by the business
- Assist with breach/incident record keeping/investigations

- Assist Advisors in investigating issues escalated by CMS
- Assist Advisors in assessing out of policy Gifts and Entertainment requests
- Assist in maintaining and updating reputational risk logs
- Assist Advisors in investigating ad hoc business queries
- Contribute towards streamlining and optimisation of Advisory processes in coordination with Advisors and COO office
- Coordinate and record regulatory requests for information
- Assist Advisors in follow-up of COMPASS actions

The VIE assignment in a nutshell  

This VIE in London is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 24 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see

Profile Required

Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering school or University, majoring in Finance.

A previous experience in Investment Banking would be appreciated.

You are fluent in English.

You are proficient in Office application.

- Excellent Communication skills

- Team spirit
- Attention to detail
- Time management
- Prioritization
- Interest in regulatory matters
- Presentation skills
- Analytical skills

Why Join Us

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

Business Insight

Description of the Business Line:

Mission Statement of Wholesale banking Compliance:
“To enhance and maintain a robust compliance framework, in partnership with all stakeholders, to execute the firm’s strategy in accordance with its risk appetite, regulatory expectations and industry best practices”.

In order to achieve its mission statement, Wholesale banking Compliance activities are centred around five key objectives, in support of senior management, business lines and resource functions, where the business lines have first level accountability and responsibility, and where Wholesale banking Compliance’s responsibility is with respect to compliance, reputational and conduct risk matters. These five key objectives are as follows:
• Providing advice and policy development
• Facilitating knowledge and awareness
• Undertaking monitoring and surveillance activities
• Performing risk assessment, review and control activities
• Managing the relations with regulators

Within Wholesale Banking Compliance, Compliance for Corporate Investment Banking (CPLE/CIB) covers GLBA (including MCIB) and activities (Financial crime, conflict of interest management) with teams located in Paris, UK and the EMEA countries.

Within Compliance for Corporate Investment Banking, the Advisory team (CPLE/CIB/ADV), covers GBLA (including MCIB) with teams located in Paris and the UK.

Summary of the key purposes of the role:

- Establish and maintain a constructive, open relationship and dialogue with CIB Compliance Advisors and proactively promote Compliance in front of the business, support functions and other control functions.
- Assist Advisors on assessing key compliance and regulatory risks affecting their respective coverage business area as well as assist in the implementation of appropriate risk management solutions
- Maintain good record keeping mechanisms dedicated to compliance (minutes of meetings/trainings/key decisions/incidents and issues all properly recorded in written form and saved in relevant team folder.
- Contribute towards the timely delivery of team Work Plan Priorities. This will involve prioritizing workload according to competing demands balancing short term priorities against a longer term perspective and managing expectations accordingly.

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.

Job code: 19000UU7
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 01/02/2020
Date of publication: 24/11/2019
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