Project Management

International Volunteer Program|Frankfurt am Main|Innovation / Project / Organization

Project Management

Frankfurt am Main, Germany International Volunteer Program Innovation / Project / Organization


Established in 22 locations worldwide with around 4.000 employees, Société Générale Securities Services provides a full range of securities services that are adapted to the latest financial markets and regulatory trend. Société Générale Securities Services ranks among the ten leading depotbanks worldwide and is the second largest European custodian. Our service portfolio contains clearing services, depotbank and trust services, liquidity management and global issuer services.

Germany is one of the core markets for Société Générale Securities Services, in which we want to continuously grow. To achieve our ambitious goals the project management team plays a crucial role.

As Project Management VIE you will be part of the local Project Management team, which bears the overall responsibility for all projects that are conducted locally. For projects that are managed by a central team, based in Paris or in another SGSS country, the local team act as a contributor and remains accountable for the local deliverables.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Contribute to locally and centrally managed projects
  • Contribute to operational change management (new processes, new applications):
    • Take part in the communication/training plan
    • Conduct business test strategy and accompany end-users during test phases (process driven)
  • You will participate in (or lead) internal projects by defining and analyzing project scope & goals as well as by structuring and dividing work packages.
  • Track milestones and deliverables and follow up on project plan and project scope. 
  • You will regularly report the project status to the team leader, project steering committees and conduct regular updates to working groups and management. 
  • Prepare and conduct decision process proposals for team leader and management.

Profile required

  • Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering School or University with a specialization in Project Management, Finance or Economics
  • A previous experience in Securities Services and/or Project Management would be appreciated
  • Good command of MS Office
  • Fluent in English and German

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

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in Frankfurt 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 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 Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, 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: 21000X5T
Entity: Société Générale Securities Services
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/01/07