Returnship Programme in Asia Pacific

At Societe Generale, we value the diversity of profiles, opinions and experiences. In a rapidly evolving banking industry, our Returnship programme offers a smooth and empowering transition back to work for experienced professionals who have been on an extended career break.

Programme overview
The Returnship programme is a 6-month paid contract designed for talent looking to re-integrate into the workforce and develop their skills.

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will work on meaningful missions to help build the bank of tomorrow. 

You will join a diverse and inclusive environment, where we foster a corporate spirit based on entrepreneurship, innovation and responsibility, enabling you to develop yourself and unleash your full potential. 

The programme includes a tailored onboarding journey with training, mentoring and networking events as well as various advantages embedded in Societe Generale’s culture (work-life balance, work from home policy, time off and other benefits).

Upon completion, the programme can lead to the possibility to join Societe Generale’s teams permanently.

6 months starting in early 2022. 

The programme includes opportunities across our Asia Pacific locations. 

Who are we looking for? 
Applications are opened to individuals who:

  • have been out of the workforce for more than 2 years;
  • have minimum 8 years relevant professional experience prior to the break;
  • show relevant technical skills to the ones advertised on the programme’s description;
  • demonstrate qualities and values of Commitment, Responsibility, Team Spirit, Innovation and Client Centricity.

Area of expertise 

We are recruiting experts in Technology and Operations, Human Resources, Compliance, Audit and Risk, Global Markets, Investment Banking and Advisory, Credit Risk, Finance, Communication, and Legal.

About Societe Generale

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.


We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognising 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.