Market Data Expert

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Banking operations processing

Market Data Expert

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Banking operations processing


  • Oversee a global view of the market referential data across the business-wide data activities to manage pain points
  • Ensuring data quality and creating data strategy
  • Regulates how the data life cycle management, maintains, and presents data and information on a global level to measure performance
  • Manage a strong relationship with customers, providers, GBSU IT Organization.
  • Support our partners on « ad-hoc » requests and business development needs.
  • Be a proactive stakeholder to define IT system development strategy and pilot transformation projects
  • Lead and oversight Referential Market Data production for APAC
  • Monitor Market Data production quality of onshore referential processes
  • Streamline data collection and analysis procedures to ensure fast access to metrics
  • Oversight offshored perimeters
  • Build and share KPI on data quality
  • Define goals and breakpoints in term of quality for the most critical data
  • Business relationship manager:
  • Be special point of contact for Business Lines and be a partner (GBSU) on referential related matters
  • Be “Market data expert” in new initiatives within his/her perimeter: new products, new activities, acquisition of entities
  • Identify the challenges of the Business lines and is continuously in contact with these teams to make sure the on-process model is operational and satisfies their requirements
  • Drive and sponsor data related projects
  • Define and monitor “Referential Data” roadmap within his/her scope
  • Monitor continuous improvement of data quality
  • Contribute to the development of data usage, while respecting the Group’s data security improvement and protection principle
  • Make recommendations for software, hardware and data storage upgrades
  • Referential norms and Regulatory
  • Identify the regulatory topics within banking or non-banking activities which have a strong impact on data and suggest related action plans
  • Manage the roll out of rules and procedures on data: set up any governance on data control (norms and procedures) and update any related documentation

Profile required

  • Analytical skills 
  • Strong coordination and analytical capabilities
  • Project management 
  • Knowledge of Data and Digital environment
  • SI data animation 
  • The ability to generate creative solutions and improvements
  • Problem solving skills 
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Top-level school, major in Finance or Engineering
  • 5-8 years of experience in Global Market activities
  • Good understanding of global markets activities and trading strategies and products
  • Fluent English (compulsory)

Behavioral Skills

  • Client - Risk: I strive to satisfy clients while taking into account risks for the company
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Team Spirit - Open mindset: I listen and share my views and my expertise in an open mode
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple 
  • Innovation - Change management: I support change
  • Responsibility - Risk awareness: I am constantly on the lookout for risks 

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 148,000 employees based in 76 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 successful candidate will join the Finance, Risk & Market Data technology team as Market Data Expert. FRM is a regional team with over 80 people based in Hong Kong, Singapore and Bangalore, covering the Asia Pacific region (Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, China, India and Australia).

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: 22000NFU
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 2022/10/01
Publication date: 2022/08/05