Enterprise Risk Management Officer

Permanent contract|London|Risks

Enterprise Risk Management Officer

London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Risks


Description of the Business Line or Department

Department is RISQ/GBR. The role will have a direct reporting line to the UK Head of ERM.

RISQ’s organisation in the UK is commensurate with the activities carried out locally and the nature of the risks thus generated. RISQ provides the appropriate level of expertise and decision-making capacity needed locally.

The RISQ department is composed of 5 teams: 


-   RISQ/DIR/PAG: in charge of credit risk assessment and validation, portfolio analysis and reporting 

-   RISQ/RMA: in charge of risks on market activities, including Credit Counterparty Risk on Hedge Funds 

-   RISQ/OPE: in charge of operational risks, including supervision of outsourced risk processes 
RISQ/COO: providing transversal support, reporting and monitoring risks inherent to the Department

-   RISQ/ERM: in charge of the framework and strategic steering and the regulatory oversight for RISQ

Summary of the key purposes of the role

The enterprise risk management framework includes a risk governance structure, organisation and procedures that enable to understand, oversee and assess all critical risks.

As part the RISQ/ERM function, the purpose of the role is to develop and maintain the risk framework and the strategic steering, this includes:

-   Implementation and monitoring of the standards for the RISQ normative documentation (Risk Appetite Framework, Risk Management Framework) and ensure consistency with the Group normative documentation (SG Code, RAF Group…)

-   Coordination of the Risk Appetite process


-   Foster risk culture and a sound governance / organization, independently from RISQ “functional” departments

Summary of responsibilities 

Within the RISQ/ERM department, your role includes:

-   Coordination, communication and updates of the normative documentation, this includes but is not limited to the Risk Management Framework and the Risk Appetite Framework.

-   Coordination of the Risk Appetite process

-   Risk identification and risk cartography

-   ICAAP (contribution and challenge)

-   Risk reporting and monitoring

-   Ensure an accurate risk governance structure is in place, with a clear and shared view on the risks’ coverage, comitology for risk management and escalation processes mechanisms

Foster a risk culture via the development and implementation of regular assessments and risk culture communication campaigns (questionnaires, UK staff updates…)

Level of Autonomy and Authority

Working under the supervision of the head of RISQ/ERM.

Profile required


-   Autonomy and responsibility

-   Rigorous

-   Broad understanding of risk management in a banking environment is required

-   Coordination skills (internal and external colleagues) 

-   Team player with excellent emotional intelligence, enjoys sharing information, works collaboratively

-   Strong risk culture and reliable professional conduct: demonstrates risk awareness and good conduct behaviours, knowledge of and compliance with internal policies

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.

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.

Reference: 20000QR7
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/02/22
Publication date: 2021/01/08