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Associate Director - Credit Risk Modelling

Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location City of London
Sector Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference T55/TXH/26123
Contact Tim Holbrough
Date posted 30-05-2017

Our client, a Global Financial Services Consultancy, is looking for an experienced Credit Risk Modeller to join their to join their London team.

You will be an active member of a team that works with leading banks, insurers, asset managers and other financial institutions to solve their foremost challenges related to financial risk, including loan origination, deal underwriting, single obligor credit risk modelling, portfolio management and regulatory compliance.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Leading project teams to design and deliver customised solutions and arrange post-project support
• Overseeing project run by other members of the team
• Training quantitative analysts, non-quantitative credit analysts and senior executives
• Building custom credit risk models, using clients’ and/or company’s data for the wholesale segment
• Leading business development efforts including writing proposals and attending pre-sale meetings to provide expertise
• Being involved in managing the company’s credit risk products including model developments, documentation, marketing and sales strategies and providing feedback and solutions to meet the company’s clients in Europe, Middle East and Africa area

Role Requirements:

• Bachelor Degree (or equivalent) with an emphasis in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics or related quantitative field. MA or MSc degree a plus
• Strong working knowledge of R, SAS, Matlab and Excel
• Relevant experience in financial markets, gained at either a top-tier consulting firm, within a commercial or capital markets environment
• Experience in building credit risk models
• Familiarity with modern credit risk managements and the requirements of Basel II/III and European Regulation
• Track record of successful project management, preferably within a commercial banking or consultancy environment
• Must be flexible with international travel including Middle East and Africa

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