To be a responsible employer

Societe Generale Assurances aims to give every employee the resources needed to develop their skills and long-term employability as part of responding to the needs of customers and achieving its ambition: “to become the preferred insurer of our clients and reference partner of our distributors”.

Societe Generale Assurances supports its 2,800 employees in France and abroad in developing their skills and boosting their employability through training programs, learning
initiatives and professional career planning and management.

The rich and varied training system is designed to fulfill the individual needs of each employee through training, self-learning platforms (MOOC, e-learning, etc.), dedicated management programs, workshops and multimedia resources.

Interactive sessions with management are held throughout the year to present strategy and key projects, and unite employees around the challenge of achieving Societe Generale Assurances corporate ambition. Giving employees a voice through internal surveys, listening to what they have to say, and creating the right conditions for interactive contact via communities all help to maintain the commitment of Societe Generale Assurances teams.

At Societe Generale Assurances, 28% of employees are aged under 30, and the average age is 37. Around 130 young people have joined Societe Generale Assurances as interns, trainees or under the VIE (Volunteer for International Experience) scheme, and 400 employees have been hired under permanent contracts of employment for actuarial/data science, sales and marketing, IT and finance roles.

As part of its approach to workplace quality of life, Societe Generale Assurances is rolling out teleworking options across all its Central services functions. More than 500 employees are already benefiting from these new, more flexible, wayss of working that facilitate and encourage a healthy work/life balance.

Societe Generale Assurances involves its employees in identifying its distinctive cultural traits, its strengths and those areas requiring more work in order to support its strategy. Carried out at all levels of the company through a process that encourages and facilitates dialog and participation in company life, this work will continue as part of aligning company culture with corporate ambition.

Societe Generale Assurances is reshaping its management model as a powerful lever for transformation. Three key priorities have been identified for achieving the ambition set by the company: onboarding teams, supporting change and becoming real and effective leaders.

Adapted from Societe Generale group Leadership Model, Societe Generale Assurances Leadership Model has been developed by and for the teams, and provides a common frame of reference for the behavioral skills expected of everyone in the company.

A dynamic policy of employee developments

full-time permanent staff recruited in France
student apprentices, trainees and VIE students recruited
88 pts /100
Gender Equality Index for 2019
47 hours
of training per employee, per year
of staff based outside France
37 years
average age