Lead Credit Risk Analyst - Permanent


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James Baker


Lead Credit Risk Analyst
Circa £60,000 (depending on experience) 

Our client a consumer lender company based in London are looking to hire a Lead Credit Risk Analyst, to join their busy team on a permanent basis. 

This role will involve delivering credit risk analytics to optimise the performance of the UK loan portfolio including the development, deployment and monitoring of credit strategies.

Responsibilities of the Lead Credit Risk Analyst will include: 

  • Assisting the delivery of UK or Group initiatives to transform the credit risk infrastructure, providing insight to leverage new decisioning capabilities. 
  • Maintaining compliance with the control framework and governance standards to ensure activities and decisions are consistent with legal and regulatory requirements. 
  • Assisting the delivering of UK or group initiatives to transform the credit risk infrastructure. 
  • Improving new and existing customer credit decisions for value, setting credit policy and strategies to execute the policy. 
  • Supporting the coaching and developing of team members. 
  • Provide insight to and set expectation for portfolio and segment trends through targeted analysis, forecasting and the development of regular MI

Successful Lead Credit Risk Analyst will have: 

  • Degree educated 
  • Relevant analytics experience in retail digital financial services within credit risk (ideally with some cards / loans experience)
  • Extensive programming, database extraction and analytical experience using SQL
  • SAS Modelling experience
  • Extensive experience carrying out forecasting and predictive modelling techniques
  • Experience in risk scorecard development and working with credit bureau 
  • As well as being analytical, also commercially aware, being able to spot trends and advise on areas to improve 
  • Experience in applying and managing complex modelling concepts within credit risk
  • A proven track record of adding value and positively contributing to team/company objectives 

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