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Senior Risk Analysts – Acquisitions PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 08 February 2010

Salary:   £30,000 - £35,000 + Bonus & Benefits Package
Location:  Cardiff
Start:   March

Role Summary

Responsible for providing detailed portfolio analysis in order to develop and drive Credit Risk strategies for both Acquisition and Customer Management. Working to establish a closer working relationship with both Finance & Marketing in order to optimise losses and profitable business growth through effective data driven decision making.

The role has two key aspects…

Analysis & Recommendation

  • Provision of detailed, insightful analysis and business recommendations that improves the profitability of new business and existing customers across the portfolio through the development of new Risk strategies e.g.
  • Front end strategy development inclusive of initial line setting, back book credit line increase / decrease programmes and management of Authorisation strategies.
  • Identification of opportunities designed to de-risk our portfolio and manage our exposure to future losses.
  • Provision of detailed analysis that proactively seeks out new business opportunities through manipulation and maximisation of internal, external and bureau data.

Stakeholder Management

  • In all instances the role holder will be required to think cross-functionally (outside their area of expertise) to develop winning business strategies.
  • There is a requirement to develop strong relationships with Marketing & Finance in order to minimise losses and maximise profitable portfolio performance through a data driven approach that informs Risk strategy.

Candidate Profile

  • Experience in an analytical environment, with at least a 2:1 in a Maths, Statistics or Science discipline.
  • A proven track record of providing detailed analysis to answer business challenges within a consumer credit environment.
  • Experience of credit card, store card or personal loan marketing / risk management.
  • A thorough understanding of SAS, data organisation and industry best practice in relation to data extraction, manipulation and communication of results.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with an ability to influence at all levels.
  • Highly numerate, with strong analytical ability.
  • Motivated by achieving results, with a hands on approach to delivering detailed, strategic analysis to drive towards business objectives.

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