Operational Risk Manager, Structured Finance Portfolio Management

Permanent contract|London|Other job functions

Operational Risk Manager, Structured Finance Portfolio Management

London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Other job functions


Description of the Business Line or Department

  • To work in GBSU/FTB/EUR – Structured Finance Middle Office in London

Covering 5 business areas, Project Finance (Including Power, Metals and Mining, Oil & Gas and Infrastructure) Leverage Finance, TMT Finance, Strategic Acquisition Finance & Real Estate Finance

Summary of the key purposes of the role

Key objectives comprise:

  • Handling the closing formalities and process for new project transactions
  • Ensuring the processes for facilities that are prepaying are correctly carried out
  • Managing RWA parameters of transactions and ensuring they are inputted correctly into the systems
  • Ensuring data correctly inputted into the systems reflecting the approvals in place
  • Handling amendments and waivers including those with us as Agent and ensuring systems are correctly reflective of these.
  • Updating internal ratings using internal rating model
  • Various ad hoc tasks & reports, papers, as requested

Summary of responsibilities 

  • Review loan documentation and related legal contracts
  • Ensure accuracy of system inputs so as to minimalise anomalies and errors
  • Analyse historical financial statements
  • Run sensitivity analysis on financial forecasts and models
  • Prepare and process waivers and amendments to loan documentation
  • Work well with other members of the team particularly in regards to the closing / declosing process
  • Liaise with other departments within the bank (front office,back office, RISQ etc.) as well as external contacts (Borrowers other banks, advisers ie legal, technical, valuers and insurance.)
  • Managing of invoice processes for advisors during transaction lifecycle.

Profile required


  • Management Skills
  • Operational Skills
  • Regulatory Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Flexibility – Adaptability
  • Ability to make decisions
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Analytical Skills
  • Initiative
  • Leadership Qualities
  • Teamwork

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.

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.

Reference: 21000CM1
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2021/05/27