You will be joining Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) in the UK, a business line of Societe Generale London Branch.
Within SGSS UK, SGSS/CML/ENG's mission is to strengthen the capacity and the efficiency of SGSS to deliver products, services and solutions on markets and to its buy-side customers. SGSS/CML/ENG works on mutual, transposable and local products and solutions, as well as on clients' specific requests.
During your VIE mission you will be in charge of these responsibilities:
The Product Analyst will be supported by Product Engineering and PMO, Business Associates, Client Service, Operational business lines (experts, process owners, TPO), ITEC, support functions (Risk, Compliance, Legal...) and local engineers for local specificities.
o Contribute to the definition of product/segment strategy of his perimeter in partnership with strategic marketing and Business Solutions (SGSS/CMS/SOL) teams.
o Benchmarking and assisting with pricing of UK Funds services products and solutions, in line with SGSS profitability requirements. Coordinate the cost and pricing of global offers o Contribute to the definition of the sales strategy of the local products in relation with Coverage (SGSS/CMS/COV) and Business Solutions (SGSS/CMS/SOL) teams. o Participate in the promotion and/or to organise the promotion of SGSS solutions on the UK market for clients, prospects, in partnership with the other CMS teams o Support Sales teams in the commercial process of local products (analyze clients' needs, propose solutions and target operating model, perform business case) and lead the RFPs answers in a business and product/solution perspective. o Ensure workstream solutions are compliant both in terms of regulatory and in accordance with company / group guidelines o Supporting business representatives in creation, submission and in gaining approval of business requirements / proposals o Tracking and reporting project/programme budget and forecasting and resource planning o Managing project risks, including the development of contingency plans o Managing overall progress and use of resources and initiating corrective action where necessary o Ensuring change control and configuration management procedures are adhered to o Conducting post-project evaluation to assess how well the project was managed o Provide support and guidance to overall project team as required o Any ad hoc activities as agreed.
- Responsible for the managing and tracking the delivery of Client projects which consist of: o Planning and coordinating client onboarding and Change Requests activities across Sales teams, ITEC, and business support teams including client activation team, Legal, Compliance, Risk, Finance, Operations, etc. o Coordinate activities across teams and implement effective project communication and reporting mechanisms o Ensure effective implementation of new or amended processes, systems and services for clients o Ensure customer satisfaction and when appropriate act as interface and facilitator between clients, project workstreams, business units and suppliers o Track project plan, action, risk, dependencies and issues and manage escalation process o Complete some level of business analysis and documentation when required
- Support project leaders and key stakeholders in the design, validation and implementation of the target operating model (organisation & processes) regarding enhanced/new services
The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in London 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 www.civiweb.com .
You are graduated with a Master degree from Engineering or Business School. Fund services industry experience preferred Experience project/programme office for the delivery of technical solutions and the delivery of business initiatives Experience in implementing and running strong project management support function Experience in middle or back office functions for buy side clients General understanding of securities business Ability to work with individuals from very different teams Strong communication skills in English and French
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.
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.
Job code: 20000LEK Business unit: SG CIB Starting date: 01/12/2020 Date of publication: 05/10/2020
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