HR Project Manager (m/f/d) HR Project Manager (m/f/d) …

SOCIETE GENERALE Corporate & Investment Banking
in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
Permanent, Full time
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SOCIETE GENERALE Corporate & Investment Banking
in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
SOCIETE GENERALE Corporate & Investment Banking
Do you see yourself standing alone or standing out? Make the difference and join our team! We are looking for HR Project Manager (m/f/d) – fixed term contract for 2 years

Société Générale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognized on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams. More than 147,000 employees, based in 67 countries, accompany 31 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis.

What you can expect​

As HR Project Manager you are responsible for implementing the HR objectives connected with the acquisition of EMC business of Commerzbank by SG (including migration, integration, efficiency implementation/reorganization), while managing the HR operational risks. The project has already started and estimated to be completed 2021.

You will be responsible for the HR aspects of:

  • Managing the project implementation in Frankfurt
  • Planning and managing the milestones
  • Managing the local HR budget of the project
  • Defining and following-up the project KPIs
  • Reporting the project status to the Sponsor and Reporting Manager
  • Managing the plan of resources and suppliers

More specifically this means you will:

  • Participate in regular meetings with the seller, SG internal project meetings and calls
  • Prepare legal documentation together with external lawyers in connection with migration, integration, harmonization, efficiencies
  • Work with the workers council on new joint company agreements (compensation, benefits, working time etc.) in the context of harmonization of benefits
  • Plan and organize staff transfers and organize potential synergies identified by the business taking into consideration German legal environment and risk for the Bank (operational, reputational, financial etc)
  • Ensure technical integration of staff in SG HR systems and tools (People Soft, Payroll etc.) in conjunction with the Systems Teams in UK and France

Your Profile​

Experience and Technical Skills:

  • University Degree
  • Ideally experience in Banking or Consulting and at least 8 years of experience as Project Manager
  • Significant experience in managing HR aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Experience in international organisations as well as in a matrix organisation
  • Experience in negotiations with (German) staff representatives
  • Profound project management skills
  • Good legal knowledge (individual & collective employment law)
  • Fluent German language skills; excellent written and oral English language skills, French language skills are of advantage
  • MS Office (Excel, Word, Power Point) and Project Management Tools

Personal Abilities and Competencies:​

  • You are a good Team player, but also able to work autonomously.
  • You have a hands-on mentality.
  • You have very good communication and strong negotiation skills.
  • You are flexible and able to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • You are able to coordinate a variety of stakeholders.
  • You have excellent English and German language skills (written and orally); French would be of advantage.

What we offer​

  • An international team
  • Exciting missions
  • A dynamic working environment
  • Development opportunities within the Société Générale g​roup


If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, thrive on a challenge and want to become a part of a dedicated and driven team that strives for success, then please apply with a CV, cover letter and work certificates.

At Société Générale, 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 based on aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, nationality or ethnic origin.  

Start date:           October 1st, 2019
Location:             Frankfurt am Main
Working Hours:   Full-time