Payments & Cash Management Product Manager - VP – M/W

Permanent contract|Milano|Retail & online banking

Payments & Cash Management Product Manager - VP – M/W

Milano, Italy Permanent contract Retail & online banking


     Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Société Générale operates in Italy through different companies belonging to its three main core businesses: Retail Banking in France, International retail banking, financial services and insurance and Corporate and investment banking, private banking, asset management and securities services.

As a key pillar of the Société Générale Group’s universal banking model, SG CIB supports the economy by playing a key intermediary role, offering broad market access to issuers and smart investment solutions to investors. The service we bring to our corporate and financial institutions clients revolves around three main activities - investment banking, financing and markets - and our global franchises of equity derivatives and natural resources. For our clients we stand out because we are a trusted advisor with a worldwide leading engineering expertise and a quality product suite. In 1967 the Société Générale founded the first location in Milan.

Desired start date: as soon as possible


As part of its growth strategy, Société Générale ambitions to improve its local product offering, and is seeking an experienced Payments & Cash Management (P&CM) Product Manager to join its local team.

The primary objective of the Product Manager is to develop the local P&CM offering and ensure Société Générale is at or above market standards, thus allowing the Group to win P&CM mandates and develop NBI.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Lead the projects requiring P&CM involvement to comply with SG legal obligations in front of regulators, tax authorities
  • Responsible for data analytics with reference to volumes processed by the P&CM business line as well as revenues
  • Develop a deep understanding of the local P&CM market (current and prospective client priorities, market watch, regulatory watch, local specificities and evolutions)
  • Develop the P&CM offering in tight coordination with the central product marketing teams
  • Define and run local marketing plans to deploy the products
  • Provide P&CM expertise product support to sales teams when required for specific clients RFPs (both at local and global level)
  • Monitor P&CM products usage and reliability (follow key products KPIs and participate to local/global P&CM crisis resolution efforts when required
  • Support global initiatives and report to central marketing teams
  • Act as a Project Manager for those projects requiring internal development where PCM must intervene locally

Profile required

Studies & experience:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Economics preferably
  • Previous experience with deep end-to-end understanding of Payments and Cash Management products as well as the regulation in place
  • Prior project management experience

Language skills:

  • Italian – fluent
  • English - fluent

Technical, operational & Soft skills:

  • Knowledge of Transaction Banking channels (SWIFT, SEPA, local clearing)
  • Good understanding of the current and future product needs of Corporate P&CM clients
  • Computer literate with the ability to learn client service software applications
  • Excellent analytical and product management skills
  • Ability to manage and document changes to policies and procedures that arise during the client on-boarding process to improve future client experience, bank’s operational and local regulatory experience
  • A high degree of autonomy in the day-to-day activity
  • Demonstrated client-centric mindset and behavior
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Organized and able to prioritize work appropriately
  • A team player, eager to support and learn, and can foster collaborative working relationships across the organization

Why join us

Société Générale Italy is a multi-category bank offering every employee the possibility to have several careers in a professional career path. Internal mobility and training are two core areas we focus on, in a dynamic, prosperous and evolving context.

Business insight

At Société Générale, 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, 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: 22000VCP
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/12/15
Publication date: 2022/11/03