VIE: Business Manager Assistant

International Volunteer Program|Hong Kong|Corporate & Investment banking

VIE: Business Manager Assistant

Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Volunteer Program Corporate & Investment banking

Responsibilities

At Societe Generale, you will be joining the Global Markets division (MARK) of SG Corporate and Investment Banking.   MARK offers a cross-asset approach  along all its offerings : Research, Investment & Risk Management Solutions, Execution and Prime Services to asset managers, pension funds, companies, private banks, insurance companies, hedge funds, family offices, sovereign funds and distributors worldwide.

The candidate will join Global Market division, Fixed Income and Currencies business management office.

The candidate will also support the business management office on transversal requests.

Your main responsibilities and missions will be:

DAY-TO-DAY TASKS
•    Assist Fixed Income & Currencies Business managers, Traders and sales in their day-to-day tasks. 
•    Work closely with Support Functions 
•    Prepare the meeting minutes for Weekly meetings
•    Follow up of IT issues impacting Sales and Traders
•    Support Sales/Traders on KYC “Know Your Customer” process

PROJECTS
•    Support COO Fixed Income & Currencies team and Front Office for business plans, New Product Committee and suitability committee. 
•    Support the sales & trading Business managers for medium long-term project 
•    Participates to the business planning process

OPERATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT
•    Enhance current operational risk monitoring process 
•    Answers to specific trade-related question regarding rules to be applied or client suitability 
•    Helps to monitor the Permanent Supervision (PS), and make sure PS is performed by Sales & Traders

Profile required

•    Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance, Business or similar
•    Pervious working experience in financial field is a plus 
•    Able to work under pressure and deal with exposure to risk 
•    Result oriented, determined and able to make dependent decision 
•    Familiar with any software + Excel, PowerPoint, VBA etc.
•    Fluent English is mandatory, with other Asian language (i.e. Mandarin/ Cantonese) is a plus

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in Hong Kong 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 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 www.civiweb.com.

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

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.

Business insight

Company Description

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.

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

The candidate will join Global Market division. SGCIB MARK Asia department offers to regional and worldwide customers a panel of derivatives solutions on a broad range of products, encompassing stocks, indices, warrants, ETF, plain vanilla and exotic options, execution services on almost all Asian markets. We mainly serve institutional (Hedge Funds, Asset Manager, Banks…) but also retail investors and provide hedging solutions and risk management strategies. Capitalizing on our true global platform, SG CIB provides round-the-clock extensive pricing capabilities on derivatives, denominated in all major currencies.

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: 21000UF9
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2021/10/06
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