Project Manager

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Innovation / Project / Organization

Project Manager

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Innovation / Project / Organization


  • Deliver projects of the apac transformation roadmap
  • Assess the best balance between client satisfaction, operational risk, value creation, and timeline to propose adequate solutions
  • Engage management, key stakeholders and smes on project deliverables – carefully plan availability in high pressure production environment
  • Coordinate with the global project team in paris to ensure that regional projects are in line and in sync with the global roadmap and strategy
  • Coordinate with other projects (regional / global) to ensure global consistency
  • Identify areas where end-to-end processes can be streamlined, standardised or automated
  • Report to management and key stakeholders the progress on the program as well as potential issues / decisions needed

Profile required

  • Graduate with a bachelor’s or Master’s degree in finance, business administration, economics or computer science
  • At least 2 years of project management experience or as business analyst
  • Experience in the KYC field being a plus
  • Fluent in English, with an Asian language being a plus
  • Demonstrate the capacity to work in a team environment, on collective success
  • Display responsibility and act ethically
  • Display commitment, demonstrating consideration for others
  • Proficiency in Excel macro development / VBA preferred
  • Ability to adapt quickly to challenging situations and find innovative solutions
  • Ability to produce clear and concise deck on power point to support presentation/discussion and document business requirements
  • Good communication skills
  • Well organized and details oriented

Behavioral Skills

  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Innovation - Change management: I support change 
  • Responsibility - Risk awareness: I am constantly on the lookout for risks 
  • Commitment - Inspiration: I support the vision and the strategy 

Business insight

Company Description
Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.

Department Description
The Client Lifecycle & Digital Department (CLD) resides as part of the Wholesale Clients Technology & Operations division within Global Banking and Investor Solutions (GBIS).

CLD’s mission is to deliver a state-of-the art digital platform, targeting both users and clients in covering pre-trade, execution and post-trade activities. CLD aims to grow our internal client knowledge and deliver a user-friendly experience through the client lifecycle, while mitigating risk to protect the bank.

The APAC Transformation team is a key pillar of CLD and provides Project Management support on Global and Regional initiatives designed to improve operational efficiency and controls.

  • Regulatory transformation (in collaboration with Ops Regulatory Group)
  • Policies & Procedures transformation (in collaboration with Compliance)
  • Client/Counterparty and Business relationship management (focus on CLD) (in collaboration with business lines – Global Markets, Global Finance, Financial Institutions Group, Coverage & Investment Banking, Global Transaction & Payments Services)
  • CLD organization and operating model
  • CLD processes and tools implementation (from quick win to sustainable, globally embedded solutions)
  • People and how to accompany them throughout the transformation

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: 21000J5I
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2021/07/11