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Graduate Analyst, Market Risk

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Program Structure

You will be part of the Global Market Risk team in Asia which covers Market activities in countries such as Greater China (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan), Singapore, South Korea, Japan, India and Australia. The department defines Risk appetite framework, methodologies for regulatory measures (Counterparty and Market Risks) and validates pricing and liquidity models. The department supervises, as second level of defense, global market activities through certification of market risk metrics and Profit/loss of different business lines in Asia

You will take on three eight-month rotations amongst the following teams:

For your first rotation, you will join a Metrics Monitoring and Certification team:

The team oversees risk metrics indicators production and certification. It monitors the market risk exposures of Global Market activities and provide independent PnL analysis by risk factors/strategy

For the second rotation, you join transversal Cross business team for Metrics Monitoring and Analysis:

The team has a double-objective of taking part of certification on global metrics and supporting directly
the chief risk officers (CROs) across Asia region. The metrics monitoring analyst manages regulatory
metrics computation, indicators consolidation and back-testing.

Depending on your profile, in third rotation you will join one of the following functions:

  • Counterparty and Market Exposure
  • Market and Counterparty Risk Framework
  • Risk Design and Digital Office

Counterparty and Market Exposure has double mission of extracting relevant market information and conduct cross asset risk analysis. The cross-asset analyst contributes to key transversal topics, performs second level analysis through a cross asset control and reports high-level synthetic summaries to risk management direction.

Market and Counterparty Risk Framework analyses the activities and counterparties and design framework of limits/thresholds in accordance with the group risk appetite. It analyzes transactions and provide trades authorization. The team also defines measures to assess both Market and Counterparties risks and contributes to definition of regulatory models and valorization methods.

Risk Design and Digital Office is the digital laboratory of Risk department. The principal mission is to design tools of data analysis, identify market trends, detect metrics anomalies and propose innovative data and analysis tools to Risk analysts combining Technology expertise with Global market and Risk management knowledge
All our positions are open to people with disabilities


We are looking for top-notched university graduates with the following attributes and competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above preferably in Finance, Risk Management, Engineering or Mathematics, with excellent academic results
  • Fresh graduates or candidates with less than one year’s working experience after graduation
  • Passionate for a long-term career development in the banking industry
  • Understanding of capital market, and in particular the strategies and products
  • Superior analytical, critical-thinking and synthetical mind
  • Good technical and programming skills (Python, Matlab, R, VBA…)
  • Strong leadership potential and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, mature, and possessing a strong drive for excellence
  • Ability to solve problems and propose new ideas
  • Excellent command of English


Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Based on a universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth, putting its resources to work to finance the economy and its clients’ projects.

With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong – a core hub of the worldwide Societe Generale Group – we employ over 9,000 employees in the region. Our expertise here ranges from corporate and investment banking to asset management, securities services, global transaction banking and specialized financial services.

What We Offer

Our Graduate Program is a two-year elite program with the following aims:

  • Provide you with a unique opportunity to kick off your dream career
  • Build solid foundations for your future growth and development
  • Give you a chance to contribute to the development and success of the bank

During the two-year program, intensive and comprehensive talent management approach will be adopted to develop your skills and professional expertise:

Structured Training Curriculum

Strong emphasis is put on the value of direct education, with a structured curriculum throughout the two years designed to continuously develop your technical, inter-personal and presentation skills.

Relationship-based Learning

This will include coaching, multi-source feedback, Mentor-mentee Scheme, buddy system, opportunities to interact with members of senior management and a range of valuable networking opportunities. You will have regular access to Human Resources Business Partners and business leaders for coaching and advice, while constructive feedback will enable you to measure your performance.

On-the-job Experience

We believe that learning through doing is a vital step to develop your expertise. As such, through our program you will take on functional attachments (rotations) before moving into the long-term job placement that will the best correspond to your competencies and personality.

Career Progression

After successful completion of the two-year rotational program, Graduates will be on track for increased responsibilities and career growth opportunities. They will be promoted and will integrate one specific team which corresponds the best to their profile within the bank.

Closed 9 months ago
Closed 9 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering Mechanical, Education, Agriculture, Consulting, Engineering

  • Workrights:

    Hong Kong Student Visa, Hong

  • Locations:

    Hong Kong

  • Closing Date:27th Oct 2019, 3:00 pm


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