Be involved in strategic studies and audit assignments on behalf of the Group’s top management

Are you willing to participate to a 4 to 6-month mission in Russia, India or the United States? Are you looking to fast track your career? At General Inspection, you will take part in strategic projects across the globe.

You’ll assist the Group in the identification, prevention and management of its risks and help the senior management in its strategic planning. At the end of each mission, you will write a report and formulate strategic and operational recommendations to the management.
A position in the General Inspection team is a genuine career accelerator. Currently, over a quarter of the Group’s Management Committee members previously worked at the Inspection department.

You will benefit from a very complete training programme, a broad variety of missions across all banking business areas and a highly innovative working environment. You will work closely with a dedicated team of data scientists to improve the business performance and the risk management capabilities, with combined strategic and data analysis skills. A true stepping stone to a very promising career!

Positive points of the job

A young and stimulating environment recognised for the excellence of its teams and the importance of their missions
Discover the wide-ranging scope of the Group’s banking activities, as well as its geographical and cultural diversity
Immediate responsibilities and a direct exposure to the senior management
Start out on an ambitious and demanding career path
Attractive compensation
40 recruits per year
20 nationalities
40 % of time spent abroad
« The General Inspection is a wonderful entry point into Societe Generale: over the course of several years you will have the opportunity to discover different activities, functions, geographies and you will be able to develop your risk culture and understand the strategic objectives of Societe Generale »
Frédéric Oudéa | CEO

Required skills


Result-oriented in challenging environments

Good teamworking skills


Applications are open to graduates from Business, Engineering and Political Studies programmes, Post-Graduate University or Advanced Master’s programmes, in France and internationally.

How to join us

To get to know each other and make sure that you will be happy as part of Societe Generale, please follow the below steps.
Registration opens on September 1st


Before 11/30/2020



December 2020

Logic and personality tests


January 2021

HR interview, written exam, summary test, escape game


January & February 2021

Presentation to members of the General Management and Group Management committees



March 2021

Contract signing or employment promise, and cocktail reception for successful candidates, with senior management



September 2021 or January 2022

Induction process

The adventure has just begun!

Join the General Inspection team at Societe Generale and benefit from a fast track career path with 3 steps:

  • Deputy Inspector with 1 to 3 years experience
    You contribute to missions (audit work, statistical analysis, etc) and present your conclusions in written and spoken presentations.
    You may be called upon to be a Head of Mission as of your third year with us
  • Inspector with over 3 years’ experience
    You lead high-stake missions and have enhanced managerial responsibilities.
    You are increasingly in contact with the Bank’s senior management, presenting your conclusions as high up as the General Management (CEO and Deputy CEO).
  • What next?
    This fast track career in the General Inspection department leads to jobs with high levels of responsibility within the various activities available in the Group.


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