Paralegal

Contractor / Temp|Hong Kong|Compliance

Paralegal

  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Contractor / Temp
  • Compliance

Responsibilities

  • Assist the General Counsel, Asia Pacific
  • Provide / Legal Exco members in their administrative tasks, including the processing of invoices
  • Manage General Counsel’s calendar.
  • Organize and prepare meetings for the legal team
  • Answer and respond to phone calls, communicate messages and information to the General Counsel.
  • Prioritise emails and respond when necessary.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and expense reports for the General Counsel and legal team.
  • Maintain and update the put away list and archive list.
  • Organization of seminars / overseas meetings.

Profile required

  • Good communication skills and good command of spoken and written English. Cantonese and Mandarin also an advantage.
  • Time-management skills.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Organization skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Motivated and able to work independently, while respecting reporting procedures.
  • Understanding of frequently used computer software and programs, e.g. Microsoft Office, Excel & PowerPoint etc.
  • Previous experience working in law firms is preferred

Behavioral Skills:

  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make developing synergies a priority
  • Team Spirit - Open mindset/Respect: I listen and share my views and my expertise in an open mode
  • Innovation - Technology: I take new technologies into account in my activities
  • Responsibility - Risk: In order to improve the Group's security, I am constantly on the lookout for risks
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple
  • Responsibility - Performance: I strive to generate high individual and collective performance

Business insight

Company Description:

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth. Committed to the positive transformations of the world’s societies and economies, Societe Generale seeks to build together with its clients, a better and sustainable future through responsible and innovative financial solutions. Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 117,000 employees in 66 countries and supports 25 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors worldwide (figures as of August 2023). We have a presence in 11 locations across Asia Pacific. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong – a core hub of the worldwide Societe Generale Group – we employ around 2,300 employees in the region. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai supports the Group in Asia Pacific and globally with customized business solutions.

Department Description:

The Asia-Pacific Legal division has a local presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Australia, Taiwan and Singapore.

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: 24000GCJ
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 2024/09/01
Publication date: 2024/07/10
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