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We Offer The Real Estate Strategy & Portfolio Management department develops and leads the Corporate Real Estate Portfolio in EMEA based on the Credit Suisse Strategy. The EMEA portfolio covers approximately 103 leases across 22 countries
Responsibilities for Real Estate Strategy and Portfolio Management (RESPOM) include:
Transaction Management, execution and support
Strategic Space Management
Internal Stakeholder Management (Business interface and supporting functions)
Lease Management interface to Lease Administration Vendor
Preparation of Business Cases
Development of effective, cost efficient real estate strategies particularly for UK and Ireland portfolio, interfacing extensively with stakeholder and functional partners across the respective Business Divisions
Clear and efficient management of the entire real estate transaction lifecycle, from initial brief through to lease execution and subsequent lease administration, reporting and data management ensuring a strong auditable process
Engagement with functional partners (Capital Projects, Facilitates Management & Infrastructure (Engineering), IT, Business Continuity Management, Security, Tax, Legal and Finance) in order to ensure full "buy-in" and effective governance
Build positive relationships with key external partners (Landlords, external Real Estate Service Providers, Lawyers (mostly external), Sourcing and other Third Party professionals)
Coordinate with Finance Group in regard to financial analysis and subsequent development of Business Cases for eventual approvals
Review of occupancy costs including annual budgets, forecasts and monthly reporting
Delivery against Departmental and Firm-wide cost reduction targets
Supporting the formulation, reporting and delivery of KPIs / Metrics, standardisation of service delivery / documentation globally
Full compliance with Regulatory and Firm wide controls and processes
Proven record of executing transaction, balancing the interests of multiple partners to create a bank wide positive outcome.
Understanding the value of Real Estate negotiations in achieving efficient outcomes, whilst still providing flexibility, operational control and risk mitigation
Strong evidence of building and developing relationships globally
Ability to influence at a senior level and help set and develop real estate strategy
Creation of Business Cases and adhering to process controls and internal governance
RICS qualified (or equivalent experience) with work experience preferably in Transaction Management
Financial acumen and the ability to understand the P&L effect of numerous options
Well-developed interpersonal skills and organisational skills along with ability to multi-task
Capability to be an effective influencer and drive execution within a team that doesn't have reporting lines to you
Strong proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills essential
Prior experience working with a financial institution would be a plus!
Hardworking and ambitious individual with outstanding written and verbal communication skills
Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success. 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.