Global Country Portfolio Manager with an Emerging Markets Risk/Trading Background Global Country Portfolio Manager with an Emerging  …

Credit Suisse
in Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Jan 21
Competitive
Credit Suisse
in Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 28 Jan 21
Competitive
Credit Suisse
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Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse.

We Offer
Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking and asset management capabilities. Founded in 1856, Credit Suisse has expanded to be a global force employing over 45,000 people in 50 countries. With new leadership, a new strategy and a streamlined global organization, we are set for growth. We partner across businesses, divisions and regions to create innovative solutions to meet the needs of our clients-and to help our employees grow. It is a high priority for us to continually invest in our employees by providing ongoing opportunities for training, networking and mobility. Join us and let's shape the future of Credit Suisse together.

The Risk division is expanding in line with regulatory, investors and internal requirements to accompany the growth of our business. Within the Global Risk function, Global Country Portfolio Management is tasked with monitoring country vulnerabilities vis a vis our exposures, setting the risk appetite for key countries where the Group operates and improving the methodologies and infrastructure used to support the risk agenda. The team also acts as an advisor to internal stakeholders and contributes to sound country portfolio management within the Credit Suisse Group.

We offer:

  • An exciting and meaningful position in the newly established Global Country Portfolio team within the Group Chief Compliance and Risk Officer function.
  • Take ownership to ensure the Groups overall oversight and pro-active management of Country risks - across all risk stripes (Credit, Market, Compliance, Financial Crime, NFRM etc.) and different departments of the bank.
  • Integration into the Global Credit Portfolio Management team from an organizational perspective with day-to-day responsibilities extending far beyond credit risk management only.
  • The chance to contribute to the analysis and assessment of all forms of Country Risks that the firm faces in the execution of its business strategy; bringing together insights across risks types, contributing to assessments and risk appetite framework development with a view to recommend actions and mitigants to adequately manage or price our country risks.
  • An opportunity to conduct country risk deep dives - understanding the business profile and risks in specific countries and regions - and working on qualitative and quantitative assessments of country vulnerabilities, sovereign risk profiles,strategic opportunities and risk/reward assessments.
  • A dynamic and collaborative working environment providing the opportunity to learn and develop understanding across a broad range of topics as well as to gain insights into risk exposures arising from private banking and investment banking products.
  • Opportunities to interact with a broad set of partners on senior level in a highly international context.
  • Be part of a forward-thinking team whose passion and specific expertise guarantee an exciting working environment.


You Offer
You offer:
  • Completed university degree with 3+ years of relevant financial industry experience - potentially in emerging markets trading, emerging markets market risk coverage, country analysis, sovereign rating, or global economist functions; a background in economics, finance or quantitative discipline is a distinct advantage.
  • A passion for markets, geopolitical and macroeconomic events that could increase our exposures to key countries.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (both verbal and written).
  • Executive writing skills and ability to produce PowerPoint presentations and analysis - bringing together core messages from the broader analysis and research to deliver insight to management.
  • Ability to explain complex concepts in an accessible way and with focus on aspects most relevant to the specific audience.
  • Proven ability to engage a larger group of people across departments and locations and lead to results and positive outcomes.
  • Are you looking for an exciting new challenge and would describe yourself as an empathetic and positive personality with a solution oriented ability and can-do attitude? Are you a motivated and dedicated person, passionate about teamwork and who loves to balance multiple meaningful priorities and assignments? Then you would be the perfect fit for our team!
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Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.

Mr. T. Baumgartner would be delighted to receive your application.
Please apply via our career portal.

Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.
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