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Deputy Head of Green Solutions

Zürich

Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking and asset management capabilities. Founded in 1856, Credit Suisse has expanded to be a global force employing over 47,000 people in 50 countries. With new leadership, a new strategy and a streamlined global organization, we are set for growth. We partner across businesses, divisions and regions to create innovative solutions to meet the needs of our clients—and to help our employees grow. It is a high priority for us to continually invest in our employees by providing ongoing opportunities for training, networking and mobility. Join us and let's craft the future of Credit Suisse together.

The Impact Advisory and Finance (IAF) Department was launched in 2017 and reports to the Group Chief Executive Officer. IAF is tasked with a new mandate to direct, coordinate and facilitate impact finance activities across Credit Suisse in order to advance the objectives of our private wealth, institutional and corporate clients.

Responsibilities

  • Join the IAF department and serve as deputy to the Head of Green Solutions in the creation of this new business line at Credit Suisse
  • Assist in the origination and execution of green finance transactions for private and institutional clients across global asset classes. This will also include close collaboration with other business divisions
  • Contribute to the expansion of Credit Suisse's green bond portfolio (underwriting and issuance)
  • Drive business development in burgeoning green finance markets
  • Lead or participate in client discussions
  • Define the most appropriate financial structures for given situations and optimize deal teams across different business areas
  • You will be conducting diligence and providing advice on deal structuring and other technical issues with regards to transactions
  • Partner with clients, employees and other meaningful business partners and help educate them on the Bank’s green business initiatives which would help with the generation of future opportunities
  • The prospect to representing IAF at select industry conferences and events

Requirements

  • MBA or equivalent degree with at least four years of relevant work experience, with established exposure to green finance
  • High academic achievement, preferably in sustainable/green finance
  • Aptitude to understand and interpret financial data sets
  • Excellent written and verbal language skills in German and English; any other language skills would be a benefit
  • Ability to work independently as part of a multi-location, high-profile team
  • Capability to meet deadlines in a time sensitive environment
  • Capacity to multi-task while maintaining strong attention to detail
  • Proven leadership abilities and a passion to build up new business

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