Head of First Line of Defense Support for Private Banking Business Area Emerging Europe within International Wealth Management (IWM) 80-100% #108586

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse AG
  • 23 Feb 18 2018-02-23

Head of First Line of Defense Support for Private Banking Business Area Emerging Europe within International Wealth Management (IWM) 80-100% #108586

We Offer

  • An exciting and broad leadership position within the COO of the growing Business Area (BA) Emerging Europe, located in the heart of Zurich
  • The chance to lead and coach a team of 15 colleagues across 4 locations with 3 highly motivated direct reports and to ensure high service quality and delivery
  • The responsibility to support the BA Management in Switzerland and in the international offices in maintaining a robust risk culture and in identifying, preventing and minimizing business risks by implementing an effective risk governance and control framework in compliance with the bank policies and standards
  • The ownership for the smooth implementation and enforcement of the relevant Compliance and Operational Risk frameworks and policies within the BA and for the optimization and analysis of existing internal processes jointly with the main interfaces (e.g. Compliance, IWM FLDS)
  • The opportunity to prepare the business for and accompany internal audits and provide support for the implementation of audit recommendations
  • The possibility to actively support the front office in special risk-related topics and to drive important risk projects and initiatives
  • The responsibility to monitor the control performance indicators as well as the development of losses, provisions and legal cases
  • The unique chance to actively interact with different partners across the bank and to act as Center of Competence for the front functions and the management of the BA
  • An ideal platform for your personal and professional development in a highly dynamic and rapidly changing environment
  • Fluency in English, German and any other market relevant language is beneficial


You Offer
  • University degree in Banking & Finance or equivalent higher education
  • A minimum of 10 years successful experience, preferably in a front position in Private Banking or within the Legal & Compliance or audit area
  • Established track record in a management position, preferably within Private Banking or within a large international organization
  • Strong leadership skills that gives you the ability to coach, motivate and develop team member
  • Experience in leading/driving projects and initiatives as well executing initiatives in the context of a large organization
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and handle a professional stakeholder management and to build and maintain trusted relationships at all management levels
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, strong analytical and conceptual skills as well as "can do attitude" and a structured, solution oriented approach
  • Time management skills combined with the experience to work and deliver under pressure

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