Investment Operations – VIE Munich

 München, Germany       International Volunteer Program        Banking Operations


Your role:

You will:  

  • Become part of the Investment Operations department and get involved in all aspects of the daily business activities

  • Get familiar with the various operational processes starting from the broker trade matching, the issuance of custodian instructions, the handling and resolution of failed trades and provide daily operational support

  • Instruments covered range from standard investment instruments (equities, fixed income, fund certificates) to Exchange Trade Derivatives, Foreign Exchange and OTC-Derivatives

  • Act as a liaison to external parties, such as brokers and custodians, with a particular focus on French organisations

  • Become involved in project activities centred around the product “CrossWise”, which is the offering of Middle Office services to national and international asset managers

  • Depending on upcoming needs, you may also actively participate on other group and internal projects as well as other specific tasks relevant for Investment Operations

The VIE assignment in a nutshell:


This VIE in Munich 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 up to 24 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, open to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Area.

Please see Civiweb in order to have more details regarding compensation.

Profile Required

Your profile:

Graduate from a Business School, Engineering School, or University with a Master's Degree, preferably in a Business or Management related field.

A specialisation in Market Finance, Economics or similar is an Advantage.

You ideally have a first work experience in the financial industry.

You have a very good command of German and/or English.

Some knowledge of French is an advantage.

You are proficient in using Microsoft Office applications.

Why Join Us

Career Path:

You will:

  • Gain deep insight into an internationally operating organisation with national and international clients
  • Gain a broad overview of the German and international securities services industry and investment instruments.
  • Get trained on all operational aspects centered around the “Middle Office” activities
  • Gain knowledge on project work activities when onboarding new clients
  • Gain insight into the collaboration with different levels of hierarchies within the organisation in various jurisdictions (Germany, France, Luxembourg, etc.)
  • Work in a learning-friendly environment 

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

Business Insight

Your Environment:

Société Générale Securities Services is part of the business line Global Banking Investor Solutions of Société Générale, which is the biggest financial service provider in Europe. Société Générale Securities Services has 4,000 employees across 23 countries. It offers a full range of securities services:

  • Custody & Trustee services
  • Fund Administration & Asset Servicing
  • Fund Distribution
  • Liquidity Management
  • Issuer Services
  • Clearing services

In Germany Société Générale Securities Services has about 250 employees in Munich and Frankfurt. The position is located at Société Générale Securities Services GmbH in Munich. The role is allocated to the Investment Operations department which consists of 30 employees in total divided in 3 teams. This role aims at supporting Investment Operations at various levels, closely collaborating with internal and external stakeholders.

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: 19000V7L
Business unit: Société Générale Securities Services
Starting date: 01/02/2020
Date of publication: 02/12/2019
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