Head of Fixed Income & Currency Technology and Operation

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|IT (Information Technology)

Head of Fixed Income & Currency Technology and Operation

  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Permanent contract
  • IT (Information Technology)


The Head of Fixed Income & Currency Technology and Operation (GBSU/MARK/FFC) is responsible for the delivery and support of Front to Back Technology and Operations to Global Market Fixed Income & Currency (MARK/FIC) businesses in Asia.

Business Liaison

  • Ensure that a key link between MARK/FIC  and GBSU/MARK/FFC is developed within the team
  • Assisting the business in the implementation of their strategy in Asia
  • Play an active role in managing the portfolio of projects, requests and issues


  • Accountable for the full set of Technology and Operations services required to support MARK/FIC in Asia
  • Escalate and be a point of escalation for any important issue
  • Ensure that systems and projects are implemented and managed in respect with IT & OPS standards and strategy
  • Ensure that Operational Risk (security, audit...) is fully monitored and managed in respect with GBSU standards

People Management

  • Management of the team ensuring each have SMART objectives, job descriptions and training plans
  • Ensure succession planning for key roles
  • Provide corporate coaching to reports and organization where relevant
  • Communication to the team on a regular basis in terms of regional and global agenda


  • Plan and construct the GBSU/MARK/FFC Asia budget in agreement with the global GBSU/FFC and MARK/FIC representatives
  • Monitor expenses in accordance with the budget
  • Ensure that cost allocations and budget follow up procedures are implemented

The job holder will also be member of different Executive Comittee Management forums (MARK/FIC Asia, GBSU/MARK Asia and GBSU/FFC WW) and is expected to represent, contribute and implement the Fixed Income and Currency Technology & Operations strategy.

Profile required

  • 10-15 years experience in Finance industry managing IT and/or Operations teams
  • Strong Communication and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated experience to deliver services and solutions
  • Ability to influence and manage peers and partners
  • Ability to manage and control budget and costs
  • Front to Back knowledge on Fixed Income activities will be a plus

Behavioral Skills

  • Client - Client focus: I put long-term relationship with our clients/internal partners at the center of our actions, whatever my position
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make developing synergies a priority 
  • Team Spirit - Conflict Management: I strive to resolve conflicts fairly and sustainably
  • Innovation - Change management: I lead my team through the change process
  • Responsibility - Empowerment and Accountability: I give my team the autonomy to make decisions at the appropriate level
  • Commitment - Inspiration: I communicate a clear vision and strategy 

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.                                               
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.
Department Description
Within Societe Generale, you will join GBSU/MARK/FFC department in Hong-Kong, in charge of Technology and Operations for Global Market Fixed Income and Currency business in Asia Pacific.
The team is composed of about 50 staffs  covering Project management, IT Development and Support, Trade Support Services

The Head of Fixed Income & Currency Technology and Operation (GBSU/MARK/FFC) is responsible for the delivery and support of Front to Back Technology and Operations to Global Market Fixed Income & Currency (MARK/FIC) businesses in Asia.

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: 230002VX
  • Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
  • Starting date: 2023/04/01
  • Publication date: 2023/02/28