Operational Risk Assistant M/F

 London, United Kingdom       International Volunteer Program        Corporate and Investment Banking


You will join the the Operational Risk Department covering Market activities within the Wholesale division of SG Group (MARK/NCG)

Your main mission will be : to implement and maintain the Operational Risk framework over the Paris Equity Derivatives perimeter, and to facilitate the business activity, acting as a contact point for sales & traders’ queries relating to support and control, and helping to control and supervise activity.

In particular, to enable
• Risk culture with the Equity Derivatives FO (MARK/EQD) operational staff
• Continuous assessment of risks
• Deployment of appropriate controls
• Timely and complete escalation, reporting, and follow up of incidents and resulting actions
• The maintenance and reporting of effective Key Risk Indicators and other qualitative measures
• Close cooperation with other departments within MARK NCG, particularly over Anti Fraud / Rogue trading expertise, Business Continuity topics, and Information Security and other ROCS departments as well
• Accurate coordination with the other Line of Defence (LoD2 and LoD3)
• Business production / facilitation tasks, such as monitoring of the Risk Console, maintaining repository of access granted per application to FO users, or handling of market access request …

To provide reporting to MARK EQD management regarding Operational Risk, Conduct risk and Permanent Supervision.
To report on the above to the Global Head of MARK NCG ORCM for MARK/EQD.

Profile Required

Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering school or University, majoring in Finance.

A previous experience in Investment Banking would be appreciated.

You are fluent in English, Frencg is a plus.

You are proficient in Office application.

Ability to make decisions & to work under pressure.

High degree of analysis and very good ability on synthesis.

Technical understanding of markets -  Trading and Sales, but as well on the downstream chain with processes (Operations / Product Control) and IT knowledge.

The VIE assignment in a nutshell  

This VIE in London 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 12 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see www.civiweb.com.

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

Why Join Us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad. 

Business Insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.

If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating?

You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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: 20000GUC
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 01/10/2020
Date of publication: 06/08/2020
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Operational Risk Assistant M/F

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