Compliance Officer - Regulatory Projects Compliance Officer - Regulatory Projects …

SOCIETE GENERALE Corporate & Investment Banking
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Sep 19
SOCIETE GENERALE Corporate & Investment Banking
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 15 Sep 19
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Description of the business line or department
Mission Statement of Compliance (CPLE):
“Build a Compliance Division recognized as a trusted, efficient and independent partner enabling a sustainable business development for the Group”.
In order to achieve its mission statement, Compliance activities are supported by 10 Guiding Principles, as follows:
Build a global Compliance team operating along clear, simple and shared rules in a spirit based on openness, mutual trust and respectBuild a global Compliance Division committed to translate regulations into appropriate internal rules so that business is accountable for their implementation. Actively promote compliance risk awareness across the bank            Build a global Compliance Division implementing an effective compliance program based on a comprehensive risk assessment and robust controls and testing framework         Build a global Compliance Division making responsive and well-informed decisions / statements in a consistent, timely and documented way       Build a global Compliance Division operating close to the BUs/SUs enabling sustainable business, with its central teams focusing on strong specific expertise and transversal supervision    Build a global Compliance Division providing Management and Board with meaningful, transparent and regular reporting and advice on Compliance risks           Build a global Compliance Division fostering trustworthy relationships with regulatory bodies based on sound, transparent and professional dialogue    Build a global Compliance Division leveraging on innovation, actively looking to benefit from new technologies and data analytics and promoting experimentation          Build a global Compliance Division composed of well trained professionals, up to date on their area of expertise, and whenever possible certified by external bodies         Build a global Compliance Division attractive to highly motivated talents with diverse backgrounds and adding strong value to their career path
The main responsibilities of the GBS Compliance Regulatory Projects team are to:
Create a framework to manage GBS Compliance Regulatory Projects, the perimeter for which captures all BUs and SUs within the Wholesale Banking perimeter Take responsibility for the effective project management and delivery of the identified Compliance regulatory projects within this perimeter, ensuring appropriate coordination of this globally as required
As the role is UK-based, there are also specific UK-targeted responsibilities.
This specific focus areas of the role are as set out below under ‘responsibilities'.
Compliance Regulatory Projects
To participate in the GBS Compliance Regulatory Project governance and effectively contribute to projects / streams assigned until deliveryTo help in coordinating, jointly with Paris, the execution of the GBS Compliance contribution to Compliance Regulatory Projects globally, including but not limited to: setting up and leading the project governance (including OpCos and SteerCos, and contributing to the Business Unit and Service Unit OpCos and SteerCos);  initiating and coordinating impact assessments, controls and procedures; following up and updating of these Impact assessments; supporting the shaping of required Compliance training as a result of the identified regulatory developmentProject Management culture
To help in promoting the GBS Compliance Project Management standardised methodology within the UK Compliance departmentTo promote and facilitate in the development of Project Management best practices and skills, in the UK and globally, for the Wholesale Banking perimeterUK-specific focus
To provide support in ensuring that within the context of the global GBS Compliance Regulatory Projects framework, an appropriate UK-specific model is established and proactively managed, to connect the UK and UK stakeholders (within Compliance and with the Business Units and Service Units) to the global projects, and to coordinate the local adaptation of global procedures and controls for the UK, with a timely and risk-focused reporting model to support this; and to provide support in ensuring the global projects are appropriately informed of the UK-specifics and requirements as necessaryTo assist in ensuring that, where Compliance Regulatory Projects are managed beyond the GBS Compliance Regulatory Projects Team, for example through the Regulatory Expertise and Oversight function, there is an appropriate connection with the UK, and the reporting model for UK stakeholders is timely and risk-focused Level of autonomy and authority
The role involves autonomy on a day-to-day basis.
The job holder ensures good progress on the deliverables of the team.
The job holder must refer to their management for decisions relating to more strategic and organisational matters.


Competencies and work experience
Experience in Investment BankSound knowledge & appreciation of regulatory requirements in the financial industryProject and Change Management skillsExperience of coordinating input from various contributors to a common projectExperience of interacting in an international environmentExcellent communication skills (both oral and written)Self-motivated with strong work ethic & desire to deliver to high standardsTeam playerExcellent organizational skills
Qualifications required or desirable
Fluent English
French an advantage