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Risk Model Validation Role – London

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: JHED11
  • Sector: Banking and Finance, Risk Management, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 07/12/2017
Credit Risk Retail Model Development Specialist for Leading European Bank


A leading London based Retail bank is looking to expand their Risk Model Development group reporting into the Head of Risk Analytics. The position will be heavily involved in the development of credit risk models. The position is open due to IFRS 9 and the model landscape expanding aggressively within the bank. The candidate will need to have strong experience working with Credit risk analytics/quant modelling teams delivering projects such as PD, LGD, EAD, stress testing and loan life-cycle models. The team are currently looking to expand their Risk team, looking for a Senior candidate with the ability to progress to management in the next year.

Key Requirements
  • 3+ years’ experience within a related quantitative function in a financial institution
  • Direct experience working within a model validation group
  • Excellent communication skills (Fluent English required)
  • Strong educational background (Quantitative / Numerical / Statistical subject)
  • Willing to relocate to Denmark OR already based there
  • Team Player and ability to work effectively independently
  • Skills: SAS, R, SQL
  • Strong IFRS 9 knowledge 
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