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Trainee - Chief Of Staff Office

Entry-level at Societe Generale

Trainee - Chief Of Staff Office

Entry-level at Societe Generale

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelEntry-level
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 31 Aug, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date: 01 Oct, 2018
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive


People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.


Description of the Business Line or Department - Summary of the business, coverage, services

Context: The Operations Agency Department handle the middle and back office functions for Capital Market Agency Operations in the UK.

Therefore, OPER/CMA/COO acts as an enabler for the organization to deliver the best services to our clients; the team accompanies the OPER/CMA UK teams to deliver their transformation and help them to execute their roadmap, to meet their regulatory requirements, to respect their budget, to optimize their resources and to develop their people.

Summary of the key purposes of the role -

The purpose of the mission is to create time and cost savings for the OPER CMA Chief of Staff, by taking over some missions concerning communication and event within OPER CMA UK: Organization of events, Communication (All Staff presentation, Org chart, Achievements, Newsletter...), People Roadmap

Summary of responsibilities -

The candidate will be in charge of communication mission which will lead him/her to conduct a number of projects and some studies across the OPER CMA UK organization. The role of the candidate will be to improve the Corporate Communication by optimizing the process of collection and publication of information for OPER CMA UK.

Part of the role (at 20%) will be also too support other functions of the chief of staff role.

This position is particular in the sense that the candidate will sit among the ExCo members. The expected level of the quality of the deliverables, the pertinence of the suggestions and the understanding of the environment is very high.

The candidate will get great exposure through this very rewarding experience.


Competencies -

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical & problem solving skills
  • Strong business knowledge of investment banking / financing business products
  • Good active listening and questioning skills
  • Ability to bring guidance, to develop
  • Ability to convince
  • Pragmatism
  • Autonomy and rigor


  • Experience working in International and Multi cultural organization
  • Experience in Banking operations project management /
  • Knowledge of operational risk


  • Graduate degree in Finance, Business administrations, Economics


  • Good English communication skills
  • French would be beneficial, but not essential


If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Societe Generale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.

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Job location

1-10 Bishops Square, London E1 6EG, UK

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