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Head of Credit Risk Analytics

  • Job reference: 916128
  • Location: Staines, Middlesex
  • Salary: Bonus
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Finance, Credit Manager & Supervisor
  • Date posted: 06/09/2017

An independent mortgage advice company is seeking a Credit Risk Analytics Manager to work in their modern hi-tech office based to the west of London in Surrey.

As Head of Risk Analytics you will lead Credit Risk Analytics Department. Reporting to the Director of Credit Risk you will play a key role in the development and validation of products, cash and loss forecasting as well as identifying potential new opportunities.

Major activities and Responsibilities:

  • Leading analytical projects within credit risk including cash and loss forecasting, IFRS9.
    Development and validation of risk models to be used in client decision making, including application scorecards
  • Working closely with senior management to assist with formulation of departmental strategies
  • Representing Credit Risk Analytics to aid product selection lifecycle and in a project delivery, capacity Designing, developing and validating risk models and processes, using SAS, Excel etc.
  • Working with treasury and securitisation teams to develop seamless integrated models
    Conducting research on innovative risk modelling approaches and techniques
  • Understanding internal and external data, infrastructure and reporting requirements and coordinating these with effective analytical solutions
  • Scaling next generation risk models for the planned market expansion

Skills and experience required (or desired):

  • A strong understanding of the Risk sector with extensive experience in developing & modelling risk products (5 years +) developing Basel/ICAAP models, loss and provisioning models, IFRS9 and cash forecasting.
  • Hands-on experience in building consumer/commercial scorecards for financial or other equivalent organization with a strong background in UK mortgage market
  • Strong mathematical and statistical background, knowledge of statistical modelling techniques
  • Experience of data mining skills
  • Excellent leadership skills, demonstrated through managerial experience in an analytical context
  • Confidence to make critical decisions, challenge and manage stakeholders' expectations
  • Desire to take responsibility for delivering complex modelling solutions
  • A preference for a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

In return you will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days' holiday per annum

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.