Senior Manager, Data Governance

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Innovation / Project / Organization

Senior Manager, Data Governance

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


•    To know the data management framework and the capabilities of SG wholesale
•    To facilitate the setup and manage the data governance in a run-the-bank mode
•    To run the framework / control pertaining to key data topics such as data privacy, quality, control, and use case
•    Promote the data driven culture by driving Asia wide awareness and workshops
•    Develop expertise in the data management 
•    Assist the CDO to execute the data management and strategy in a run-the-bank mode
•    Help to develop a data culture within GBIS Asia
•    Close collaboration with head office to align standards and best practices
•    Take ownership and drive the data governance agenda with AsiaPac stakeholders.

Profile required

• 10 years+ experience in running bank wide transformation; change leader in cultural transformation a a plus.
• Strong stakeholder communication skills (with top senior management a plus)
• Knowledge in Data management a plus, such as data privacy, retention, data quality management compliance
• some consultation expertise will be a plus given the data office is a consultancy on all data topics
• Indepth knowledge in operation risk and banks 3 lines of defense would be benefiical, as the candidate will navigate and define controls / procedures / frameworks for Asia to follow.
• Strong business analysis and problem solving skills in identifying customized solutions for different departments & teams
• Pro-active mindset to think outside the box; self-motivated to reach out to market / industry to identify new innovative data ideas into the bank
• Expertise in Agile / Six sigma type of process methodolgy
• Change champion who are willing to break barriers / silo to drive end results will be successful for this role.

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.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

Department Description

GBSU/DAT oversees the Data management office in Asia, advise on the methodology and process, accompany project managers to leverage on GBIS data capabilities to deliver new capabilities to improve risk management, efficiency, client interaction or business development.

In the past few years data management is a key agenda for most organsiations, with the view that it will a game changer on business value and new business models. Data Management in Asia supports the Asia Chief Data officer and Chief Architect to drive the data strategy of being a data driven organisation.

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: 21000UMD
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/01/13