VIE : Project Analyst and KYC Support in Securities Services

International Volunteer Program|Madrid|Security

VIE : Project Analyst and KYC Support in Securities Services

Madrid, Spain International Volunteer Program Security


Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS) is one of the leaders on the Spanish settlement markets.

SGSS Spain has been in recent years and active player in the industry due to our good performance in the main projects that affected the market.

The objective is to maintain the high level of quality service on client side and also to increase SGSS relevance as institution in the market.

TPO (Transformation, Projects and Organization) -Settlement departments work very closely. 9 resources take part of this areas, all of them are very flexible, being able to change responsibilities between them without impacts in the daily activity.

The VIE would have the following tasks:

  • Firstly, the VIE will be trained on the settlement area functions to get the relevant knowledge of how the post-trading works. This means to be in charge of:
    • Dealing with clients and their operations.
    • Resolving incidents that arise by providing solutions
  • VIE will contribute in the different projects of TPO department with its experience and the knowledge, as it is important to have a view of where and when enhancements need to be implemented for improving the division efficiency.
  • As part of the TPO, VIE will be involved in the project management, testing, project controlling and lastly training of the corresponding teams that are part of the project as a stakeholder. VIE will get a global view of the division. He/She will be in contact with many areas.
  • VIE will take part of the analysis and preparation of the DDR (solution proposed to the provider) that must be sent to the IT provider. VIE will also participate in the verification of the DDS (solution proposed by the provider), and in the certification process, confirming that the solution will be suitable with SGSS needs.
  • As part of his/her functions VIE will also provide support to Compliance/RM departments in the KYC process, helping to implement the right process and to communication links with KYC central department.

We offer:

  • An opportunity for learning how the post trading works
  • To participate in different projects related to the post trading activities and internal enhancement that will enrich his experience in project management
  • A Learning experience in the Asset Servicing business as well as the Regulatory Landscape in Europe and Spain

Profile required

  • Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering School or University with a specialization in Financial markets / Project Management
  • A previous experience in Securities servicing and/or project management would be appreciated
  • Good analytical skills
  • Proficient of MS Office
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Open-minded and willingness to learn

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in Madrid 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.

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

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, 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: 2100042A
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/04/01
Publication date: 2021/02/09