Permanent Control Coordination Officer M/F - VIE- New York

 New York - United States       International Volunteer Program        Risks


Reporting into the Americas Permanent Control Manager, the VIE - Permanent Control Coordination Officer contributes to the Permanent Control (“PC”) Coordination of Level 1 and Level 2 controls for the Americas with the goal to provide a consistent and exhaustive view of the PC setup and of its results across the organization on a continuous basis.

The Permanent Control Coordination Officer also participates in the automation, data and analytics used by Enterprise Risk Management. This is mostly achieved through participation (on the user side) to the development and implementation of SGUS Governance – Risks – Compliance (GRC) system.

Roles and responsibilities are laid out as follows:

  1. Permanent Control framework
    • Provides assistance to operational managers in all Business and Support Units regarding the design of Level 1 controls and provides support in the definition of the most appropriate forms of control to maintain risk at the accepted level.
    • Manages the governance on the APRC referential (Activities x Processes x Risks x Controls) in order to manage the evolutions of the Americas blueprints and the BCN (Control norms library), ensure exhaustiveness and integration into the different levels of control and to ensure the alignment of SG America’s Permanent Control framework and Enterprise Risk Management framework
    • Manages change management around the PC setup when necessary (project delivery, evolution of the framework, SG Group norms and standards updates…)
  1. Analysis & Reporting
    • Contributes to produce dashboards and analysis regarding the results of Level 1 and Level 2 controls
    • Develops an end-to-end vision of the control framework, performance and results in order to identify the areas of vulnerability from different perspectives (activities, processes, risks, control objectives)
    • Consolidates and tracks the action plans derived from the risk assessment and control performance
    • Organizes awareness campaigns among employees and managers on the performance of controls when necessary
  1. ERM automation, data and analytics
    • Participates to the conception and roll out of the enterprise-wide risk data architecture within the GRC framework
    • Elaborates user requirements, interactions with business analysts and developers
    • Conducts User Acceptance Test (UAT) for elements of the GRC framework
    • Implements and rolls out of user data and analytics solutions and reporting
    • Owns (on the user side) the controls dimension of the GRC framework, and of interactions with other dimensions of the GRC

Profile Required

The VIE assignment in a nutshell 

This VIE in New York 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 to 18 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  

Your profile

Graduate from Engineering school, Business School or University with a master degree in Finance.

You ideally have a previous experience in Risk Management, Financial Control Systems or Operations in a Capital Markets context.

You are fluent in English.

You are proficient with MS Office and VBA.

A minimum 12-months certified full-time experience is required in order to be eligible for the 18-month visa.

Why Join Us

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

All our positions are open to people with disabilities.

Business Insight

The RISQ Division's mission is to contribute to the development of the SG Group's activity by facilitating the objectives of the Business Lines while maintaining independent oversight through risk evaluation and monitoring. The RISQ Division in the US supports all the activities in the Americas Region (US, Canada and Latin America), which are almost exclusively corporate and investment banking-oriented.

Within the RISQ Division, the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) department has the following remit, across all risk types to which SG’s US operations (SGUS) are exposed:

  • Coordinate risk analysis reporting to risk committees, including SG’s Enterprise Risk Committee, Executive Committee’s Risk Committee, and SG’s Board of Directors Risk Committee;
  • Establish, and monitor adherence to, Risk Appetite Statements for SGUS and its business lines;
  • Coordinate and enhance SGUS’s risk identification and assessment framework, and conduct periodic risk identification and assessment campaigns;
  • Coordinate and enhance SGUS’s stress testing framework, and conduct periodic stress testing exercises;
  • Coordinate the Permanent Control framework in SG’s Americas region (this function);
  • Organize and monitor SGUS’s risk management framework, risk committees, and roles and responsibilities for all lines of defense;
  • Oversee SGUS’s policies and procedures; and
  • Contribute to the development and usage of a “Governance, Risk and Compliance” information system architecture across SGUS.

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: 19000VVS
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 02/03/2020
Date of publication: 29/11/2019
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Permanent Control Coordination Officer M/F - VIE- New York

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