Overview

Environment

 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.

This position offers an excellent opportunity for growth, providing exposure and collaboration with the Front Office plus various Regulatory resources, Risk and IT. The role will reside within the front office COO team and will focus on providing the 1LOD overarching approach related to algo risks (included but not limited to Model Risk, Operational Risk, Regulatory Risk) and algo processes.  This role will also support efforts around Algo trading model remediation and other similar programs.

 

Mission

The candidate will laisse with various teams in support of this effort and have the following responsibilities:

  • Serves as the point person for the coordination of front office efforts in regard to ALGO risk management (including Model Risk, Operational Risk, Regulatory risk etc)
  • Oversight of the development of ALGO trading policies and procedures as well as governance framework
  • Tracking and reporting progress of deliverables – Risk, Audit, Regulators, etc…
  • Develop a run the bank plan for MRM, which may include building an offshore or nearshore team to support model documentation and other related processes
  • Tracks and maintains the budgets for front office contractors and internal resources
  • Liaise with global counterparts to ensure model risk management efforts are aligned and coordinated between the various regulatory
  • Stay up to date with regulatory changes and implement 1LOD solutions

Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Statistical background
  • Strong knowledge of the algorithms environment and algorithms drivers
  • Familiarity with programming languages such as C#, C++, Python
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Leadership potential with strong relationship building skills
  • Previous experience or knowledge of market risk, credit risk, operational risk, liquidity risk or model risk are preferred
  • Intellectual curiosity with a focus on information sharing
  • Detail oriented with exceptional organizational skills
  • Superior analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Familiarity with financial services industry and its regulatory environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office and related applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
  • The ideal candidate will possess a willingness to learn about risk management and U.S. prudential regulations.
  • Experience working within a risk management function would be considered desirable but is not required.
  • Mindset of continuous improvement and automation
  • Effective in challenging proposals to ensure the most appropriate holistic solutions are agreed for implementation

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