Posted on 2021-10-11

Data & Digital Compliance Officer

Société Générale


You will join a recently formed Data & Digital Compliance team, responsible for:
  • Compliance advisory on data-driven & digital solutions
  • Compliance supervision of the IT departments
  • Personal Data Protection Office for Asia-Pacific

With Technology taking an ever-increasing stake in our day to day life, professional and personal, Financial Institutions future success depend on their ability to master technology. Seeking economic development while safeguarding financial stability, regulators play an instrumental role in promoting the adoption of new technologies while making sure it is done in a sound manner, that doesn’t harm the common interest. Strengthening Data & Digital compliance is therefore instrumental to sustain the ever-accelerating adoption of new technologies and digital services, while staying abreast of the evolving regulatory landscape and minimizing implied risks.

Through this position, you will acquire expertise in the strategic field of Data & Digital Compliance, learn about wholesale banking, develop professional coordination and planning competencies. You will build a strong network across the Compliance department and the company's Data & Digital community, including with subject matter experts and senior managers from across multiple functions and geographies.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Conduct Compliance risk assessments and coordinate with business partners & compliance colleagues across the region to review usage of new solutions: data lake, cloud computing, digital services etc.
  • Strengthen norms, guidelines and structure the Compliance risk assessment methodology for Data & Digital services (Data Privacy, Conflict of Interest & Information Barriers, Archiving, Outsourcing, e-Banking etc..)
  • Enhance Oversight function by supporting the roll out of controls, creating supervision dashboards that automatically (ideally) or manually collect risk indicators, and preparing oversight committees
  • Prepare decks for various presentations to educate people, as well as update management and stakeholders on Data & Digital Compliance

Profile required

  • Graduated with a Master degree from Engineering or Business School or University with a specialization in Information Technology, Finance & Banking or similar
  • Familiar with emerging technologies such as Public Cloud, Big Data & AI, Digital Services, Distributed Ledgers, Information Systems design etc.
  • Able to manage projects independently, including planning, coordinating, presenting and leading them through completion (previous experience in bank, audit or consultancy firm is a plus)
  • Detail oriented and striving to complete tasks with high level of accuracy
  • Able to produce dashboards (Power BI, Excel), and presentations (Power BI) with high or complete autonomy
  • Able to learn and adapt quickly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Display of innovation, team spirit and time management

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in Hong Kong 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 24 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

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Business insight

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?
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.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA

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.


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.
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Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
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  • Non-management level
  • Degree
  • Master's degree