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Retail Credit Risk Model Approval - Assistant Manager

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Salary Competitive
Type Permanent
Location Leeds
Sectors UK & Regional
Credit & Risk Management
Job Reference UK01/SJH/25327
Contact Sam Havis
Date posted 30-01-2017

A leading financial services institution is looking for a Retail Risk Model Approver to join their team in Halifax, England as an Assistant Manager. This role sits within the Analytics and Modelling team and the successful candidate will be responsible for reviews of credit risk models.

Responsibilities will include:

• Ensuring all models are appropriately validated, monitored and managed through independent reviews, independent analysis and on-going review of monitoring and periodic validations.
• Adopt a consultative style to the model review role, with significant business partnering of both modelling and portfolio areas, encompassing all aspects of all retail risk models.
• Work with all models across retail credit risk: Scorecards, Basel, variable scalars, impairment, pricing/profitability, stress testing/forecasting, collections and recoveries, HPI and fraud.
• Working across all four main product Groups (Secured, Personal Loans, Credit Cards and Overdrafts) as well as Retail Business Banking and Asset Finance.
• Close interaction with the model building area, business and functional risk.
• Improve understanding of the full end to end credit process, the associated risk touch points and how models can be both impacted and used to mitigate or manage those risks.

Skills required:

• Strong risk modelling technical experience
• Previous experience of model delivery/execution
• Experience of model review and/or development from a Retail Credit perspective
• Highly numerate and analytical
• Strong technical skills
• Strong written and verbal communication

For more information please contact: sam.havis@bruinfinancial.com

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