TRAINEE: Regulatory Project Analyst

Trainee|Hong Kong|Innovation / Project / Organization

TRAINEE: Regulatory Project Analyst

  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Trainee
  • Innovation / Project / Organization


• Perform Project Management Officer tasks including gather project updates and capex allocation for the project profile, manage outstanding issues log for the team, etc.
• Gather requirements from a wide-array of stakeholders (Regulators, FO, Legal, Compliance, Operations, Risk, Finance, IT, etc);
• Participate to industry working group (ISDA, ASIFMA…)Participate to industry working group (ISDA, ASIFMA…)
• Conduct a gap analysis and impact analysis with reference to the regulatory rules, business needs and all the internal requirements;
• Contribute to the design and/or enhancement of business and technology solutions and/or processes;
• Write Business Requirements Documents and test cases;
• Syndicate and validate solutions proposals with a wide-array of stakeholders;
• Follow-up on implementation; log and escalate issues and blocking points;
• Perform UATs and organize/conduct UAT sessions with stakeholders;
• Enhance and maintain transversal artifacts created as part of the documentation base for the Program;
• Adhere to standard PM/BA practices across REG team;
• Develop and extend knowledge of the regulatory rules and associated solutions.

Profile required

• Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree from Engineering or Business School or University with a specializationin in  Finance, Business, Information Technology, Mathematics or similar
• Knowledge of/experience in the financial industry and with OTC Derivatives products
• Ability to assimilate, analyze and communicate a wide variety of information (verbal and written), ability to adjust communication style to audience
• Analytical and Problem solving skills, ability to break down a problem into constituent parts
• Strong organization skills and attention to the details
• Understanding of Software Development lifecycles and Agile methodology
• Use of Microsoft Office tools with ease, including Excel, Power Query and PowerPoint, etc.
• Display of innovation, team spirit and time management
• Fluent English is mandatory

Behavioral skills

  • Team Spirit - Open mindset: I listen and share my views and my expertise in an open mode
  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions
  • Commitment - Inspiration: I support the vision and the strategy 
  • Commitment - Care: I demonstrate consideration for others
  • Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs 
  • Responsibility - Risk awareness: I am constantly on the lookout for risks 

This is a fixed term 12 month Trainee contract with Societe Generale. You will form part of the team on a full time basis. In order to apply for the Trainee position please ensure you have completed your qualification and will be available to work full time for the duration of the Trainee contract.

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 133,000 employees based in 61 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

Regulatory Project Team in SG Hong Kong is in charge of implementation of new regulatory requirements from OTC transformation program including Clearing, Margining, Reporting, Tax topics and Risk Mitigation. Working as part of the team, you will be working in close relation with APAC/Paris/London/New York teams for front-to-back transformation projects and responsible for contributing to impact analysis, requirement gathering, testing coordination and defect management; coordinating different application teams from distinct systems; liaising closely with business users, legal, compliance, risk, finance, operation, technology teams, industry bodies, exchanges and thirdparty service providers; being part of a global governance.

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: 23000F96
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 2023/06/01
Publication date: 2023/05/09