Head of Central Compliance Investment Solutions & Sustainability

Festanstellung in Sustainable Finance und Nachhaltige Unternehmensführung


Your field of responsibility

You will head the Central Compliance team, which is primarily responsible for providing independent oversight and control over the compliance and regulatory risks relating to Credit Suisse Trust Group (CST) within the Investment Solutions & Sustainability (IS&S) business area of Credit Suisse. You and your team will monitor business activities on all levels based on regular and ad-hoc compliance risk as-assessments in order to minimize potential reputational risks and the violation of laws or regulations. You will ensure transparency of all regulatory interactions and assesses potential impact and implementation of regulatory developments for Compliance as well as maintain a governance framework for managing the regulatory environment in which CST operates.

Together with your team you will support the CST Global Head of Compliance to ensure consolidated supervision and global alignment of compliance activities. You will provide advice on financial crime matters and operate as gateway to local and central FCC functions of Credit Suisse. You will ensure CST and IS&S staff meet their FCC obligations and FCC standards are aligned to global Credit Suisse standards incl. best practice standards from industry and regulatory bodies. Central Compliance IS&S coordinates and supports Internal Audit and Regulatory reviews for both CST and IS&S. It provides and oversees the Policies and Procedures and Compliance Management Information/KPI framework for CST and IS&S. The function also supports and coordinates risk assessments for CST. The function has a mandate across all locations/products of CST.

Your future colleagues

You will lead a team of 4 highly motivated compliance officers who have extensive know how and experience both in the trust business as well as in compliance matters overall.

Remote Working? N/A – pending TWWW agreement

Your skills and experience

To be successful in this role, you should have the following background:

  • A university degree (Master degree or equivalent) in an area related to Law, Business Administration or an equivalent education
  • At least 8 years of experience in the financial services industry and/or in the above-mentioned areas of business or in compliance
  • Proven interest, passion and awareness for compliance and risk topics including money-laundering prevention as well as an affinity for international business
  • Proven track record of leading compliance programs or work streams, preparing management reports
  • Ability to apply in-depth knowledge of business processes and procedures, governmental and regulatory guidelines, laws and requirements, and expertise in compliance methodologies to the analysis of current processes and procedures
  • Ability to communicate complex or difficult concepts effectively
  • Ability to prioritize activities and those of colleagues. Ability to manage multiple work streams to achieve departmental goals
  • Excellent leadership and stakeholder management skills
  • Contribute to change
  • Dedication to fostering an inclusive culture and value diverse perspectives


Mr M. Payer would be delighted to receive your application.
Please apply via our career portal.

Your new employer

Find a new home for your skills, ideas, and ambitions. Credit Suisse offers you the ideal environment to progress your career, attractive benefits and excellent training.

We are a leading wealth manager with strong global investment banking capabilities founded in 1856. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and with more than 45,000 employees from over 150 nations, we are always looking for motivated individuals to help us shape the future for our clients.

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