Chief Risk Officer Permanent contract New York, United States
Company: SGS Soci--t-- G--n--rale de Surveillance SA
Location: New York
Posted on: March 20, 2023
ResponsibilitiesThe CRO is part of the independent Risk
Management Division (RISQ) and reports hierarchically to the SG
Americas Chief Risk Officer in the USA, and functionally to the SG
Brazil Country Head. The CRO will serve as the risk representative
with the Central Bank of Brazil and the expert of CMN regulations
pertaining to risk management. The CRO is fully independent from
the business lines and will ensure ongoing oversight and challenge
of day-to-day risk management activities performed by the first
line of defense to manage their risks. The CRO is responsible
- Manage the development, implementation, and oversight of the
risk management framework for credit, market, operational,
liquidity, structural, model, and other risks in direct
coordination with the second line of defense teams locally,
regionally, and at SG Group level.
- Play an active role in local, regional, and Group committees by
offering constructive and credible challenge to the first line of
defense. This includes chairing the SG Brazil Enterprise Risk
Committee and the SG Brazil Credit Risk Committee and representing
SG Brazil in risk committees managed at the Americas regional
- Define with senior management the risk tolerance for each risk
type and establish risk identification and assessment and risk
measurement and monitoring processes to help identify, monitor and
- Engage in regular reporting to the risk committees including
second line review of relevant risk appetite statement metrics,
risk profiles, significant financial and non-financial risk
exposures, emerging risks, policies, and practices, as applicable.
- Alert management to any significant changes in business risks
and internal control effectiveness and identify, report and
escalate emerging risks applicable to SG Brazil.
- Interact with the Central Bank of Brazil, as appropriate.
Profile requiredPosition is based in Brazil, and requires
appropriate local work authorization.
- 15+ years of professional experience in a leading financial
services firm in the areas of risk management or finance.
- Strong knowledge of risk management including Credit, Market
and Counterparty Credit, Operational, Model, Liquidity and
- Ability to influence a wide range of experts and senior leaders
across business lines and support units at the local, regional, and
global levels to ensure proper risk management and oversight of SG
- Ability to effectively challenge the first line of defense in a
- Within established risk appetite parameters, makes sound,
well-informed, and objective decisions that support accomplishment
of organizational goals.
- Protects the company by deploying appropriate risk culture
through policies, communication, and training and balances short
and long-term impacts to form sound judgements and decisions.
- Acts with integrity, due skill, care, and diligence.
- Maintains open and cooperative communication with
- Is fluent in Portuguese and has sound English language skills
(oral and written) Why join usThe Chief Risk Officer ("CRO") for
Soci--t-- G--n--rale in Brazil oversees the risk management
framework for SG's operations in Brazil including the wholesale and
investment banking activities of the Global Banking and Investor
Solutions (GBIS) division, the equipment financing activities of SG
Equipment Finance (SGEF), and the car leasing and fleet management
services for the ALD Division.Business insightOUR CULTURE: At
Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment,
responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and
demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with
courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We
experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability
to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe
Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues,
communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships
are at the heart of how we operate.D&I: Our Diversity &
Inclusion Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse
workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive
position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.Our
Diversity & Inclusion Vision: --- Engaged workforce that is
demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in
which we operate --- Inclusive culture and workplace that
recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse
talents --- Engage our community and marketplace, and position the
organization to meet the needs of all its clientsFor more
information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement
that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as
on-site, in order to promote interaction and collaboration with
colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols. Hybrid work
arrangements vary based on business area. The applicable Business
lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that
best meet their business needs.
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