Raleigh, North Carolina

Join us as Head of Real Estate Transaction and Portfolio Management (TPM) Americas. Your responsibilities include the management of the Credit Suisse Americas corporate real estate portfolio (c. 80 leases, 240k sqm across 12 countries in the Americas), handling primarily lease negotiations, renewals, sub-leasing, rent reviews, reinstatement, surrender and relocations in respect to a leased Office and Data Centre portfolio. You manage the Americas Real Estate Team (currently 1 direct personnel). In this role you prepare and present property strategy in-line with the financial plan or advise on alternative solutions and challenges. You have the chance to build and maintain good relationships with Credit Suisse internal business partners in addition to Credit Suisse supporting personnel from Capital Projects and Global Facility Management. You are responsible for the management of third party vendors in respect to Lease Administration, Brokerage and Transaction Management, as well as undertaking Business Cases and seeking relevant management approvals for transactions (including management of outsourced finance team undertaking Business Case calculations). In addition you lead globally the evolution of our workforce and location strategy capability that supports the Divisions and Functions of Credit Suisse in their overall workforce planning. This includes maintaining a global view of workforce skills and capabilities and requirements which drive long term decision making around overall location strategy for the bank (i.e. on-shore, near-shore, off-shore). Working with your colleagues in TPM and preferred 3rd party partners, you will support the business in initial location assessments through, detailed location/skills analysis, business case development and execution. You will also be responsible for the evolution and adoption of the global Leasing Standards for Credit Suisse. *Your future colleagues* The Global Real Estate Transaction and Portfolio Management department is responsible for the global real estate portfolio and transactions related strategy. We work with the business to understand demand and then execute real estate transactions. We seek to drive greater strategic business alignment with senior business leaders and influence demand for GBSS products and services. Our highly motivated colleagues come from across the world. We are looking for an open and positive personality with great interpersonal and analytical skills combined with an outstanding ability to communicate complex issues in a simple and effective manner. We are a department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm’s D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global cultural values. We are looking for an applicant with Bachelors or Master’s Degree with preference for Real Estate or Business related or an equivalent educational background * Experienced Real estate professional with significant leasing/renewal/negotiations experience particularly in commercial properties (10 years) * Demonstrated ability of working with third party vendors (brokers, advisors, lawyers) * Market knowledge across Americas jurisdictions * Excellent oral and written communication skills * Ability to work with business partners at all levels of the organization * Proficiency in compiling and presenting written correspondence to executive leadership and a strong ability to articulate verbally. * Excellent organizational and leadership skills to work effectively as part of the broader organization * Proven negotiating skills * Proven track record to accurately read, analyze and negotiate legal documents including leases and broker engagements * Experience in location analysis including workforce and economic data * Detailed knowledge of lease clauses * Understands the value of diversity in the workplace and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work Please apply via our career portal **Job:** **Corporate Real Estate & Services* **Title:** *Head of Real Estate Transaction and Portfolio Management #180533 * **Location:** *NC-Raleigh* **Requisition ID:** *180533*

Raleigh, North Carolina

Credit Suisse (USA) is one of the top US investment banks, offering advisory services on mergers and acquisitions, raising capital, securities underwriting and trading, research and analytics, and risk management products. Clients include corporations, governments, institutional investors such as hedge funds, and private individuals. The company provides asset management services through Credit Suisse Private Equity; while Credit Suisse Private Banking USA offers wealth services to the rich throughout the country. Credit Suisse (USA) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Swiss banking powerhouse Credit Suisse Group and part of Credit Suisse Americas, which includes North and South America and the Caribbean.

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