Location: UK: Virtual for London opportunities

Opportunity: Launch Event for 16-week returnship

Launch Event Date: 3 March 2022

Program Start Date: 5 September 2022

*Registrations have now closed*

Restart Your Career at Credit Suisse

For the ninth consecutive year, Credit Suisse is running the Real ReturnsTM program which is designed to re-engage experienced, talented professionals who have taken a career break. Real Returns is a paid employment program helping to facilitate a transition back into financial services. The program will run for 16 weeks, starting on 5 September and finishing 23 December. The programme will open for applications on 1 March.

Real Returns™ Launch Event with Women Returners

On March 3, 2022 at 10:00 – 12:00 GMT, Credit Suisse together with Women Returners will host a virtual event where you can hear first-hand from previous participants and senior management about their experiences of Real Returns. The program team will also share key 2022 program information, details about their recruitment process and their views on how to successfully re-integrate back into the work force. You will also have the opportunity to interact with the team by submitting any questions during the live session and participate in a coaching workshop. You can join the event from your computer or phone, just register here asap.

Real ReturnsTM provides

  • An outstanding opportunity to explore a return to financial services and discover what you want next from your career. Credit Suisse focuses on transferable skill sets as well as the expertise, interests and skills gained during your career break.
  • The environment to make a real impact, working on meaningful project work with clearly defined objectives, measurable goals and a framework for regular feedback.
  • Opportunities across the businesses including revenue generating areas, corporate functions and technology. Credit Suisse seeks to offer a variety of meaningful experiences across the bank.
  • A series of orientation/ training sessions to acclimate you back into the business environment. You will learn about strategic business and regulatory changes in the financial services industry, undergo executive training to improve your personal impact, and have the opportunity to refresh your technology skills.
  • Support, mentorship and a buddy system throughout the program to ensure that you have a successful experience. Credit Suisse will pair you with a mentor who will be there to advise you before, during and after the program, as well as having the ongoing support of HR professionals and a dedicated line manager.
  • A platform to be creative and a chance to create and develop a new network. In addition to your peers on the program and your immediate teams, you will be enabled to help you build powerful and supportive relationships throughout the bank, through a wide variety of networking events, speaker sessions and business insights.

Your future colleagues

Credit Suisse is an organisation which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realising its D&I ambitions, which are an integral part of its global cultural values.

Your skills and experience

Credit Suisse is looking for professionals who:

  • Have a consistent track record of professional achievements gained within the financial and/or professional services sector (essential for this program).
  • Have had a career break of two or more years at the point of application.
  • Have experience at VP level or above (or equivalent) before your career break.
  • Have previous experience gained within Investment Banking and Capital Markets, Sales, Trading, Research, Private Banking, Wealth Management and Asset Management, Finance, Operations, Legal and Compliance, Audit, Risk, Chief Operating Office, Project Management, IT (technical experience – developers/ engineers etc.).
  • Are team players who understand the value of diversity in the workplace and are dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realise their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work.

You will be competitively remunerated during the program. Your participation in the program does not guarantee employment with Credit Suisse for any period of time, including after the conclusion of the program.

How to Register

To register for the event, please click here and complete the pre-registration questions. Registration will close on 2 March at 9am.

Joining instructions will be sent to you 48 hours before the event.

The programme will open for applications on 1 March 2022.

If you have any queries, please email: ukreal.returns@credit-suisse.com

Credit Suisse is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Welcoming diversity gives them a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives their success.