Group Strategy / Business Development
Credit Suisse - New York, NY

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You offer Excellent academic record and a degree from a leading business school

A minimum of three years of experience in similar roles in either a leading financial services institution, an investment bank, a private equity firm, or in strategic consulting

In-depth knowledge of either Private Banking or Investment Banking preferable

Outstanding analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills as well as a structured and results-driven approach

Ability to build relationships across a global organization, work independently, build trust and work efficiently with senior management

Practical, client-oriented and delivery-focused personality

Strong presentation, communication and persuasion skills

Excellent English speaking/writing skills, German is an advantage, but not required
We offer A unique opportunity for an experienced and proven bank strategy consultant to advise the Credit Suisse Executive Board in proactively evolving the bank’s business model to thrive in the new environment as it develops

Become part of a dynamic, entrepreneurial team and play an influential role in the Group’s strategy development & review process

The opportunity to work on a wide range of challenging strategy assignments. Specific responsibilities include:

Support senior management in the preparation of strategy workshops

Lead specific strategic initiatives and projects that promote the implementation of our long-term Group strategy

Proactively drive the design of analyses and tools to support strategy development and tracking

Provide periodical updates on divisional/business/regional level performance and strategy

Assist senior management with communicating our Group strategy – both internally and externally

Provide leadership to the team in achieving professional goals and providing room for growth

Work closely with M&A, Group Finance, divisional and regional CEOs, COOs and their strategy teams
Divisional Overview The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Division is a guardian of the bank’s financial

franchise. It provides information to stakeholders and optimizes financial

resources. Its departments maintain a control infrastructure and advise on how

resources can best be deployed to achieve strategy, provide clients with

capital, maximize shareholder value and respond to a changing competitive

and regulatory environment.

Corporate Development

As part of the CFO division, Corporate Development acts as the group’s think

tank and assists senior management in defining long-term sources of

competitive advantage for the Credit Suisse Group. The two key areas of

Corporate Development are M&A and Group Strategy.

As part of the Corporate Development department, the Group Strategy team

assists Credit Suisse’s most senior leadership with strategy development and

strategy projects. The team consists of 8 professionals (5 in Zurich, 3 in New

York) and supports in the analysis, development, implementation and

monitoring of our Group strategy and is driving projects for specific strategic

initiatives that promote the implementation of our long-term Group strategy.

Taking advantage of a Group-wide perspective, the team focuses on crossdivisional

and cross-regional topics and contributes to Credit Suisse’s longterm

vision and strategy by working to monitor and continuously improve our

strategic positioning. The team’s objective is to support Credit Suisse

executing our client-focused and capital-efficient integrated bank strategy,

emphasizing complex client needs and value-creating businesses while

leveraging the global expertise of our divisions and regions.

Our responsibilities include:
development of group portfolio strategy to maximize shareholders

returns,

definition of business line strategies with divisional and regional

management,

support of strategy implementation through transaction and special

projects execution,

design and implementation of best-in-class planning and budgeting

processes,

providing insight into market developments, group competitive

position and relative performance.
As one of the world's leading financial services group, Credit Suisse provides its clients with investment banking, private banking and asset management services worldwide. Founded in 1856, Credit Suisse has a long tradition of meeting the complex financial needs of a wide range of clients, offering advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private clients globally. The Credit Suisse Group is active in over 50 countries and employs approximately 40,000 people. Further information can be found at www.credit-suisse.com.

Cultural diversity is essential to our success. As such, we employ people from more than 100 countries. Credit Suisse empowers employees to work openly and respectfully with each other and with clients, ultimately striving to deliver superior results while offering initiatives and programs to assist employees achieve a healthy work-life balance.
Credit Suisse is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

To the extent permitted or required by applicable law, a candidate who is offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check and other background checks before the appointment is confirmed.

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