Credit Suisse Vendor Risk Management Lead # 109888 in Wroclaw, Poland

The Vendor Risk Management (VRM) team within Sourcing & Vendor Management (SVM) is recruiting to expand its vendor risk management due diligence function. The primary objective of this function is to run regulatory driven vendor risk assessment processes and ensure the bank is not exposed to any risk while entering into relationships with external third parties. The risk assessment process is aimed at collecting information on vendors and their products /services to conduct a screening and identify potential risks and mitigation actions. Proper assessment and mitigation of vendor risks are critical in order to:

  • Safeguard Credit Suisse from financial, regulatory, reputational and other business impacts that would be detrimental to the business, clients and shareholders

  • Align with third-party regulatory requirements

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Lead a team of approximately 18-20 staff responsible for executing vendor onboarding due diligence risk assessments and ongoing risk monitoring for the bank (incl. approx. 4 direct reports)

  • Act as the key VRM contact for issue escalations, which requires frequent interaction with global colleagues and partners

  • Share subject matter knowledge and expertise to foster development of team members

  • Manage timely closure of mitigation actions identified during screenings

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives and process optimization to ensure compliance to applicable rules and regulations and mitigate key commercial, contractual & reputational risk

  • Lead operational calls with specialized risk departments involved in the screening process with whom the VRM team collaborate: IT Risk, Business Continuity Management (BCM), Anti-Corruption (BACC), Anti-Fraud, Sustainability Affairs (SA), Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Legal & Compliance (LCD)

Open to discussing flexible/agile working.

  • You have prior professional experience in Sourcing / Procurement and/or Risk / Compliance

  • You possess strong communication and relationship management skills, including ability to influence without authority and coaching approach

  • You are fluent in English (spoken and written), proficiency in German will be beneficial

  • You have previous people management experience

  • You have strong analytical skills and attention to details and excellent data analytics skills with an ability to create reports in MS Excel

  • You are a creative problem solver with a practical ability to deliver solutions

  • You possess excellent organizational skills including ability to handle multiple assignments at a time

  • You demonstrate fluency in Microsoft Office

  • Experience in process transition and change management is a plus

  • Experience in Quality Controls and Risk Management, including key principles of proactive risk management identification, assessment, measurement, monitoring and mitigations is an advantage

Our benefit

  • Private medical care

  • Life insurance

  • Pension plan

  • Charity days

  • Training and development

  • Internal Mobility

Other optional

  • Language training course

  • Mentoring

  • Family – nursery and kindergarten funding, gift vouchers for Christmas

  • Parking allowance

  • Health promotion: Multisport card, sporting events and groups within Credit Suisse (skiing trips, football team, running team, tennis training course etc.)

  • Employee discounts on various products and services (event tickets, consumer products, etc.)

  • Relocation package

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Flexible work schedule and working from home (home office)

If you apply for this role this means you agree with the following statement:

“Through my application for a role with Credit Suisse (Poland) sp. z.o.o. (the Company) I hereby authorize the Company to process my personal data for the purposes of job recruitment. Furthermore I declare that I am aware of the voluntary submission of data and I am informed about the right to access the data and the right to correct it, pursuant to the Personal Data Protection Act of 29 August 1997 (Journal of Laws [Dz.U] No. 133, item 883)”. I authorize Company to process my personal data for future recruitment processes.

Furthermore, I authorize Credit Suisse Group AG and its’ affiliates, Taleo (UK) Limited, cut-e AG Kleiner Burstah 12 and milch & zucker The Marketing & Software Company AG to process my personal data.

Credit Suisse and affiliates registration details.-

Credit Suisse (Poland) sp. z.o.o Registered office - 1 Icchoka Lejba Pereca street, 00 - 849 Warsaw

Credit Suisse Group AG Registered office - Paradeplatz 8, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland and its’ affiliates

Taleo (UK) Limited Registered office - 78-586 Chiswick High Road, London W4 5RP, United Kingdom,

Cut-e AG Kleiner Burstah 12 Registered office - 20457 Hamburg, Germany and

Milch & Zucker The Marketing & Software Company AG Registered office - Küchlerstraße 1, 61231 Bad Nauheim “

Title: Vendor Risk Management Lead # 109888

Location: Poland-Wroclaw-Wroclaw

Requisition ID: 109888