Market Risk Manager - Equities

Permanent contract|New York|Risks

Market Risk Manager - Equities

New York, United States Permanent contract Risks


The Market Risk Manager Equities, in coordination with global teams, will:

  • Analyze transactions and provide authorization according to the local and global framework
  • Provide a framework of limits/thresholds for the market risk according to the delegation set-up according to the local and global delegation framework
  • Take part in the validation of new products proposed by FO (Local and Global NPC)
  • Take part in the validation of limit increase requests

Local responsibilities will include:

  • Detect and address US specifics: market dynamics & trends, products, client activities
  • Contribute for US to the definition and validation of the global RISQ/MAR policies and methodologies
  • Identify new risks or potential improvements to risk measurement methodology and implement changes
  • Analyze and report risks to general management (Monthly Risk Management Committee & contribution to Group reporting)
  • Ensure that market risks are well understood, correctly measured and timely reported - spread risk culture locally and support local CRO
  • Ensure the risk framework is consistent, comprehensive and up-to-date
  • Ensure that you meet local regulators requirement
  • Exchange with high level local management of business lines and support functions
  • Ensure good relationship with local Management, business lines, support functions, auditors and regulators

Profile required

  • Graduated from an Engineering or Business school
  • Strong experience of market environment and capital market activities focused on equity products, including structured equity derivatives
  • Solid technical expertise on risk assessment- including cross market/counterparty risks
  • Ability to manage in an international environment
  • Very high communication standards
  • Ability to work well with various departments within SG (Global Markets, partner with Finance, Legal, Compliance and international teams)

Leadership model


  • express risk convictions and informed decisions with courage;
  • Demonstrate appropriate challenge
  • manage ethically

Client Focus:

  • ensure sustainable growth and long-term positive impact on businesses
  • listen with genuine concern to clients and internal partners needs with courtesy and respect


  • lead on transforming trends and practices (external, internal)
  • think outside of the box and find innovative means for risk management


  • communicate a clear vision and strategy to achieve within our means and best practices
  • lead by example on how to take the extra steps to achieve goals

Business insight

Employees should understand the institution’s approach to risk management and their respective roles in supporting a strong risk culture, as outlined in the SGUS Operations Enterprise Risk Management Framework. At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Société Générale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.

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: 2200013C
Starting date: 2022/02/21
Publication date: 2022/01/12