Head Risk Officer Parent Company Head Risk Officer Parent Company …

Credit Suisse
in Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Oct 20
Competitive
Credit Suisse
in Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Oct 20
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
  • An exciting senior position in the newly established CRO Parent team within the Group Chief Risk & Compliance Officer function. The CRO Parent function oversees the risk framework, risk reporting system, and branches of the Parent Company
  • We value Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) practices and are committed to realizing the firm's D&I ambition, which is an integral part of our global Conduct and Ethics Standards.
  • Dedicated risk partner for CRO Parent in providing independent risk oversight and supporting the company with effective and efficient risk management.
  • Take ownership to ensure the Groups overall oversight and pro-active management of divisional risks - across all risk types (Credit, Market, Compliance, Financial Crime, Non-Financial risk etc.) and different functions of the bank
  • Clarifies risk governance, supports in setting minimum risk standards, and harmonizes Parent risk oversight where possible.
  • Also responsible for legal entity risk oversight of the Parent Company. This includes funding liquidity, capital, and operational risks including governance, process, outsourcing, regulatory, systems and cyber risk.
  • Ensure effective and efficient execution of risk controls in Parent
  • Establish risk reporting system that ensures, in particular, that relevant information on the risk portfolio for Parent is provided to the Executive Board on a regular basis
  • An opportunity to contribute to Parent risk portfolio analysis, to challenge the existing risk profile and to contribute to our risk appetite across different risk dimensions, both quantitative and qualitative
  • 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 work in a fast paced environment and to interact with a broad set of partners on senior level as well as with the senior management in a highly international context
  • Be part of a forward-thinking team whose passion and specific expertise guarantee an exciting working environment; come and join our dynamic team


You Offer
  • Completed Master's degree combined with at 12+ years of financial industry experience - with experience of country risk, sovereign rating and analysis, and/or a background in macroeconomics a distinct advantage
  • An excellent understanding of broad risk measurement frameworks, including Market Risk (e.g. VaR) or Credit Risk management as it applies to Private/Retail Banking or to Investment Banking
  • Ability to operate autonomously, to drive multiple projects/tasks forward in parallel and to produce an end state product that can be presented to senior management with minimal required revision
  • Exhibit excellent stakeholder management and negotiation skills
  • Proficiency in English (both verbal and written); any other market language skills would be an advantage in order to collaborate with different stakeholders
  • Experience in communication on the highest senior management levels, including the crafting of presentations, analysis, and executive briefings a key requirement
  • Preparing of various regulatory submission materials to FINMA and other supervisory colleges
  • 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
  • Flexibility, a hands-on, pragmatic and business-oriented attitude with an forward-thinking character and the ability to cope with tight deadlines and a strong focus on quality
  • An empathetic and positive personality with a solution oriented ability and can-do attitude
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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