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The newly created CRO and Compliance integrated organisation (CRCO) have an opportunity for a Project Manager to manage the CVA implementation of the Basel rules on the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB).
In this role, you will be working collaboratively with the wider FRTB team, as well as, Capital Planning, CVA business management, Product Control, IT and other key business partners in the definition of the implementation of a solution for CVA capital.
As the FRTB CVA workstream delivery lead you will be assisting in the planning, design and implementation of Credit Suisse's response to the mandatory FRTB regulation. The role will be ensuring that the reputational, regulatory and operational risk aspects of the delivery are identified and proactively managed, both as part of the FRTB CVA project definition and objectives, and as part of the overall program execution. You will require effective communication with key business partners, both internal and external to the program / project, including obtaining on board for business process and infrastructure changes.
Responsibilities and priorities will reflect needs of the FRTB program and the FRTB CVA workstream and will evolve over time, however the following are some of the specific activities expected for this role:
A chance to lead and focus on delivery of one key element of the FRTB/Basel IV requirements, CVA, both SA-CVA and BA-CVA.
Influencing multiple partners across different locations and time zones and often with divergent priorities whilst keeping project responsibilities on track against the backdrop of a continually changing regulatory landscape.
Closely coordinating with the business, technology and other functional areas to identify, solve and implement required solutions.
Develop and deliver progress presentations to senior management covering project/ program status and plans.
A point of contact and subject matter expert for internal and external related queries.
Extensive senior (VP) level experience gained in either consulting or within a change function with demonstrable exposure to shaping, project managing and delivering significant projects/programs. Preferably including regulatory driven change, operating model analysis and design to support functional consolidation and integration and architecture simplification.
Structured project management and strong delivery management experience of delivering multiple parallel projects.
Detailed understanding of the regulatory environment. Appropriately versed in regulatory capital terminology, including Basel rules, FRTB (BA-CVA and SA-CVA), SA-CCR etc.
Detailed knowledge of investment banking products and the associated risks with this (in particular FRTB).
Understanding of Front Office trading processes across the full trade lifecycle within a large bank.
Knowledge of analyzing legislative and regulatory texts. Ability to efficiently communicate technical information to non-technical senior management verbally and in writing.
Strong analytical, problem solving skills with attention to detail.
Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills. Results-oriented, hardworking individual with proactive and dedicated work approach.
Analytical and positive personality with excellent relationship skills. Be able to coordinate with various departments and seniority levels.
College or University educated, having also attained a Project Management qualification (e.g. Prince 2).
Understands the value of diversity in the workplace and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work. This should be further elaborated on in your application.
Credit Suisse is committed to providing equal employment opportunities, regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, civil partnership, marital or family status, pregnancy, disability or any other status that is protected as a matter of local law
Credit Suisse is committed to providing equal opportunities, regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, civil partnership, marital or family status, pregnancy, disability or any other status that is protected as a matter of local law. Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success