Société Générale Group is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Société Générale is serving 31 million customers in 67 countries on a worldwide basis.
Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial solidity and a strategy of sustainable growth.
Our objective : to be the leading relationship-focused bank, a reference in its markets, close to its clients and chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.
The Asia-Pacific Compliance division ("CPLE / ASI") is the Compliance arm of the Asia BU. It has a local presence in Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan (110+ staff in total).
Our primary focus is to support CIB-type of activities (global capital markets & global structured finance) across the region.
Hong Kong is the regional Compliance hub. The Hong Kong Compliance team is approx. 50+ staff and split into various areas of expertise :
The candidate will be a member of the Hong Kong COO team. The COO team is a transversal team that manages several matters for Compliance department in the region : strategic planning, operational risk management, compliance academy (professional development of Compliance staff), Regulatory projects, Compliance Digital Projects & Transformation (the automation of Compliance own processes & services), and Technology and Data matters (this role).
The candidate will be reporting to the Compliance Regional COO (Chief Operating Officer) for Asia-Pacific, based in Hong Kong.
The candidate will focus on the topics that most consider as the wave of the future for the banking industry. Indeed, as the digitalization of all the traditional banking activities is accelerating and as regulators scrutinize the emerging risks from new technologies, compliance management of technology and data matters is on the rise.
Compliance supervision of the IT departments
IT departments are composed of infrastructure IT (helpdesk, hosting services, connectivity), and systems IT (building and operating applications).
For these departments, the candidate will be the compliance contact point.
Operationally, the candidate will be responsible for :
Compliance advisory on innovative & digital solutions
As an illustration, innovative & digital solutions recently included : deployment of our digital global markets platform across the region (for research distribution, execution and post trade services), and the deployment of various initiatives leveraging data lake technology and cloud technology.
The candidate will coordinate the effort for Asia Compliance in order to provide a consolidated and documented compliance advise and validate the launch of digital initiatives on behalf of Compliance in the region.
In concrete terms, the candidate will be responsible for :
Personal Data Protection Officer (DPO) for Asia-Pacific
Following the implementation of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) data privacy from the EU applicable to our Societe Generale Group, the Group decided to deploy a network of Data Protection Officers (DPO) all across the Group (inside and outside of the EU) to ensure data protection compliance.
As DPO for Asia-Pacific region, the candidate will be responsible for :
Technical skills : Required / Must Have :
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all across the APAC region), ability to write business documentation and communication material.
Competencies : Result Orientation
Experience : Required / Must have :
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Languages : Required / Must have :
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