Internal Control Manager - Organization / Strategy / Audit / Quality Hong Kong Internal Control Manager - Organization / Strategy  …

in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jul 19
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 Jul 19
Internal Control Manager - Organization / Strategy / Audit / Quality Hong Kong

The role is for a professional dedicated to actively employing and strengthening the components of SG's internal control framework. In this role, through steering and monitoring the first line of defense operational risk across the bank, you will contribute and enforce the risk appetite of the bank. In doing so, you will be partnering with the three lines of defense to ensure each divisions have a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities in relation to the permanent control framework and ensuring the internal control framework is effectively implemented and monitored in Societe Generale Asia Pacific.

  • Work closely with Group Internal Control Coordination Division and the lines of defence to implement and deliver permanent control framework
  • Ensure consistent implementation of group permanent control framework and ensure it is operating effectively in run mode
  • Maintain a fit for purpose permanent control framework/cartography and build a strong risk management culture across the business units
  • Monitoring the operational risk indicators to ensure adequacy of permanent control environment and effectively linking the three lines of defenses to deliver end to end coverage
  • Facilitate internal control co-ordination committee, including meeting coordination, preparation of risk reports, indicators, meeting minutes and liaison with risk experts to follow up on all remediation actions on residual risks
  • Produce operational risk dashboards and heat map/metrics for management reporting to various risk management committees
  • Provide guidance regarding permanent control framework and helping the business units to understand and advance their operational control framework
  • Assist with continuous improvement of the permanent control infrastructure within the team and to increase the ability to challenge the risk and control framework
  • Follow up on normative documentation update and ensure adherence to group requirements and manage exceptions (where required)
  • Co-ordinate the implementation of risk appetite framework and risk appetite statement implementation in Asia
  • Analysis and communicate of a variety of risk positions candidly with senior management across the organization
  • Conduct trainings and raise awareness on permanent control framework

All our positions are open to people with disabilities


Academic Background And Certifications, Experience

  • University degree in Business ; Relevant professional qualification is desirable

Operational Skills

This role requires an energetic self-starter who can liaise with different levels of management both regionally and globally.
  • 10+ year's experience with good understanding of operational risk management and/or audit; ideally within financial services industry
  • Equipped knowledge of risk management models, common practice and overall risk management system
  • A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization to build relationship across business functions
  • Proven influencing skills and ability to communicate with different levels of management and diverse stakeholder group
  • Excellent time management and meticulous attention to details

Behavioral Skills

  • Commitment - Inspiration

  • Team Spirit - Conflict Management

  • Client - Understanding and Respect

  • Responsibility - Courage

  • Innovation - Simplification

  • Responsibility - Risk awareness

Other Behavioral Skills

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Attention to details

  • Multi-tasking

  • Interacting with various people

  • Presentation skills

  • Ability to work in a challenging environment


Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.

At Societe Generale we have developed - and continue to develop - advanced programmes to support your career development. A diverse and comprehensive Learning & Development programme, a Junior programme for graduates and a Remuneration policy that stimulates your growth are just a few examples that illustrate how we help you to fulfill yourself personally and professionally, and how we develop your ability to adapt to ever-changing environments and transform challenges into opportunities.

Department Description

This position will be responsible to provide comprehensive and intergated risk managment information, as well as coordinating and implementing effective permanent control framework in Asia Pacific.

Job code: 19000HJT

Business unit: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch

Starting date: Immediate

Date of publication: 01/07/2019


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