Operational Risk Manager - Second Line

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Risks

Operational Risk Manager - Second Line

  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Permanent contract
  • Risks


 RISQ/NFR, as the second line of defense, is in charge of:

  • Access to Business Unit (BU) or Service Unit (SU) and understand their operational risk exposure.
  • Provide independent opinion, analysis and expert judgement on operational risk topics including Information, Cyber & Technology Risk to RISQ/NFR management and Senior Management.
  • Provide advice on proposal or decision made by BU/SU related to processes, tools or solutions related to operational risk management.
  • Provide framework to review/ facilitate that risk considerations are taken into account appropriately by BU/SU in major decision making or operational risk norm exceptions management
  • Assess the robustness and sustainability of the operational risk management framework of ASIAPAC

Profile required

  • Basic knowledge of various businesses, operations and regulatory requirements
  • Good problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to raise questions and challenge on operational risk issues in a reasonable and effective manner
  • Knowledge/experience in below area is a plus:

                            i.   ­­­IT infrastructure (network, operating systems, ... etc.)

                           ii.   Application development/support in classical or Agile (DevOps) approach

                          iii.   Cybersecurity

                          iv.   Artificial intelligence and/or data analytics

                          v.   PowerBI, Python, VBA

Behavioral Skills:

  •  Responsibility - Risk awareness: I am constantly on the lookout for risks
  • Team Spirit - Conflict Management: I deal with conflicts proactively and in a positive mode
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple
  • Commitment - Care: I demonstrate consideration for others
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge


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 specialized 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 customized business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

Department Description:

Within the Risk Division, Operational Risk Department (RISQ/OPE) team is in charge of designing and implementing the Group risk management system, in conjunction with the Business Units (BU) and Service Units (SU). RISQ/OPE, as the second line of defense, is responsible for assessing operational risks and contributes to their management through its three principal duties: Standardizing, challenging and verifying operational risk management framework of the bank.

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: 24000F2J
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2024/05/31