Cross-Asset Sales Business Manager

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Corporate & Investment banking

Cross-Asset Sales Business Manager

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking


Our Cross-Asset (XAS) expertise brings together our equities, fixed income, currencies, commodities, and funds structuring capabilities to provide you with a single multi-asset market solutions approach. XAS sales deliver a comprehensive range of structured products and solutions across multiple asset classes while continuing to provide world-class trading capabilities.

The XAS Business Manager will be accompanying the business growth of the XAS Sales activity while being responsible for the oversight of the business.

As a Cross-Asset Sales Business Manager for Asia-Pacific, you will:

Support the XAS activity in APAC by: 
•    Addressing XAS Sales requests daily e.g., margin validation, restructuring, replacement risk, manifest error, Master Distribution Agreement (MDA) negotiation, new distributor onboarding etc…
•    Providing advisory and guidance on new transactions, new products, and new distribution set-up in full cooperation with legal and compliance teams when necessary

Contribute to the development and transformation of MARK XAS Sales by:
•    Sponsoring or leading strategic initiatives to enhance XAS product distribution
•    Accompanying regulatory changes impacting our businesses
•    Maintaining the alignment of MARK XAS Sales objectives with those of support and control functions (GBSU, Legal, Compliance).
•    Developing comprehensive business reports for senior management across their various teams (product performance, margin distribution…)
•    Finding innovative ways of monetizing data
•    Working with Sales Managers to identify client wallet growth opportunities and manage related development projects in a timeline manner

Continuously improve the efficiency the MARK Asia XAS Sales set-up by:
•    Identifying and delivering simplification initiatives in collaboration with our partners
•    Streamlining and automating our processes 
•    Work closely with Global Markets Sales COO for Global Head of Global Markets Sales, and other Global Markets COO functions to maximise opportunities for XAS product lines and enhance client offerings

Ensure MARK XAS Sales Asia businesses are properly run, controlled, and protected by:
•    Securing the framework of our commercial franchise/ Identifying areas of operational risks and take corrective actions to remediate them
•    Delivering a culture of risk management and ensure all teams comply with the risk management processes in place
•    Supporting the delivery of adequate and appropriate systems and controls to comply with Group and Business policies, procedures, standards, and codes, including those governing Risk types, Compliance, Finance and Reputation
•    Providing management oversight and monitoring of all major risk issues and concentrations
•    Controlling compliance with rules and guidelines

Profile required

  • Project management skills and experience
  • Knowledge of Global Market environment 
  • Ability to take stance and decisions
  • Client oriented
  • Capacity to prioritize
  • Rigor
  • Flexibility – adaptability
  • Autonomy
  • Team spirit/collective mindset
  • Good verbal or written communication
  • Risk awareness
  • Empowerment and accountability
  • Ability to lead change 
  • Exemplarity
  • Strong Knowledge of structured products


  • Min 3-year experience in markets
  • Business/Finance educational background 
  • Fluent in English

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 133,000 employees based in 61 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.

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.

Department Description

The Global Markets (MARK) Sales Business Management team aims at supporting Sales development in the region while preventing operational risks.

Combining process and business expertise, quality of execution, technology advisory, innovative solutions and operational risk prevention, the Sales Business Manager is a trusted advisor helping to ensure the highest service levels to clients.
Run day-to-day operations while also delivering on business-critical key projects, such as new business, regulations, or transformation.

The Sales Business Management Office (BMO) focuses on building, managing & optimizing all sales processes from pre-trade and post-trade. It ensures the best service is offered to MARK clients by monitoring, reviewing, and transforming existing processes. It also provides the Sales management with relevant tools and indicators to ensure the efficiency of the commercial set-up.

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: 22000NJH
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/09/06