Enterprise Risk Manager Trainee


Enterprise Risk Manager Trainee

London, United Kingdom Trainee Others


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.

The Risk Management (RISQ) Division in the UK. Independent from the Business Lines, RISQ Division's mission is to contribute to the development of the SG Group's activity by facilitating the objectives of the Business Lines while maintaining independent oversight through risk evaluation and monitoring.

Within the UK RISQ Division, the Enterprise Risk Management department oversees the transversal steering of risks to which SG UK is exposed as well as the regulatory watch and follow up of implementation of new regulations related to risk management.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

As part the RISQ/ERM function, the purpose of the role is to assist the RISQ/ERM team in developing and maintaining the risk framework and the strategic steering, this includes:

  • Definition and implementation of risk (including E&S) management transversal processes such as Risk Identification, Risk Appetite, ICARA (internal capital and risk assessment)
  • Periodic synthetic view of the UK’s risk profile for internal (SGLB and SGIL CROs, RISQ/DIR, Chief Country Officer, SGLB and SGIL Excos) and external (PRA, FCA) parties;

Summary of responsibilities

Within the RISQ/ERM department, your role is to support the Enterprise Risk Management function in its mission. This will entail:

  • the oversight of the design and functioning of Risk Management mechanisms: Risk Management Framework (RMF), Risk Appetite Framework/Statement (RAF/RAS), Risk identification and Risk cartography, and others as necessary
  • the risk steering through the risk appetite
  • the coordination and oversight of the UK risk management dashboards
  • the regulatory watch on risk topics
  • the coordination of ad hoc analysis linked to specific market events

Profile required


  • Financial services/banking knowledge and understanding (market and financing activities)
  • Broad understanding of risk management in a banking environment is required
  • Autonomy and responsibility
  • Rigor
  • Flexibility /Adaptability - ability to handle special requests in a short timeframe
  • Coordination skills (internal and external colleagues) 
  • Team player, 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 identity.

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: 22000IWC
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/08/15
Publication date: 2022/06/21