VP in the Global Credit Risk Policy Team # 100709
This role sits within the Credit Risk Management (CRM) Global Risk Policy Team, which reports to the Head of Governance for CRM and operates independently of the regional credit teams. The policy team forms an essential component of CRM's governance and change agenda and interacts with senior leaders across multiple disciplines throughout the firm.
The successful candidate will assist the Director of the policy team in maintaining and developing new policies and standards, interpreting regulations and performing self-assessments, providing thought leadership on the enhancement of key aspects of risk management governance and processes, coordinating high-profile policy-centric regulatory and strategic projects involving multiple stakeholders, delivering credit risk policy training to the organization, and supporting rating model governance and development. The successful candidate will be expected to quickly familiarize themselves with the organization and key drivers of the policy agenda, operating with minimal oversight in leading projects and as an effective deputy to the Director of the team.
Credit Suisse maintains a Working Flexibility Policy, subject to the terms as set forth in the Credit Suisse United States Employment Handbook.
- 7 to 10 years of credit experience at a large commercial bank or investment bank.
- Experience in credit risk management in a policy, credit analysis or credit approval capacity in wholesale credit and counterparty credit risk management.
- Experience managing cross functional projects involving employees from multiple disciplines within a banking context (e.g. risk management, front office, internal audit, finance, technology, operations, etc.).
- Solid understanding of key Global and US centric regulatory topics (such as CRD IV / CRR, Basel rules, leveraged lending, counterparty credit risk, country risk, stress testing).
- Solid understanding of the Investment Banking lifecycle and products.
- Solid understanding of Loans and Derivatives and relevant documentation.
- Solid understanding of credit ratings, exposure and loss concepts.
- Familiarity with Private Banking and Wealth Management product offerings is preferred.
- Familiarity with the Interagency Guidance on Leveraged Lending (SR 13-3) is preferred.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Highly organized and detail oriented, with the ability to efficiently multi-task.
- Ability to work well in a team-oriented setting.
- The preferred candidate should ideally possess a graduate degree (preferably in finance, accounting, or economics).