Credit Risk Policy Manager

West Bromwich Building Society
West Bromwich
24 May 2018
12 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Credit Risk Policy Manager

Salary: Circa £40,000 per annum depending upon experience

Full Time


Location: Head Office, West Bromwich

A new opportunity has arisen for a Credit Risk Policy Manager to own the development of the Society’s credit risk policies and practices to ensure they are both robust from a risk management perspective and support the Society’s lending objectives.

This is an excellent career development opportunity for the successful candidate to make a significant contribution to the Society’s approach to risk management. At the West Brom you’ll have every opportunity to take the next step and keep moving: we’re well known for providing excellent development support and always promote from within wherever possible.

Key Responsibilities

·Manage, coach and support the Credit Risk Policy Analyst

·Act as the Credit Risk Subject Matter Expert within the mortgage development programme

·Develop the Society’s credit risk policies to ensure they support risk appetite and lending objectives

·Represent Credit Risk at a variety of forums both internally and externally

·Produce reviews on time and accurately of credit risk policies, ensuring policies articulate the Society’s attitude to risk management in a way that provides the Board with overall comfort of the type of lending undertaken

·Be an expert in affordability and other credit risk decision tools

·Understand the importance of data quality and provide guidance as to the level of detail that is required to be stored. Consider the impacts on the Society’s IRB programme

·Maintain and develop Credit Risk systems, such as the internal and external affordability calculators

Skills & Attributes

·Educated to degree standard or proven track record of operating in an intellectually challenging environment

·Experience of working within financial services in a mortgage related role

·Experience of mortgage origination system development and implementing key credit risk controls such as scorecard and affordability models

·Strong time management and prioritisation skills with a high degree of personal motivation and initiative

·High level of attention to detail, solution driven and innovative

·Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbal and written

·Strong interpersonal skills to build relationships with stakeholders and 3rd parties

What’s in it for you?

·Performance related pay scheme

·Generous annual leave starting at 25 days

·Pension scheme

·Life assurance

·Corporate discounts

Inspired by the Society’s Vision and Values, it’s not just what we do but how we treat our colleagues and customers that makes the people at the West Brom really stand out from our competitors.

*Please note – We reserve the right to withdraw our adverts earlier than the original published expiry date, therefore if you are interested please submit your application as soon as possible*

Head Office: 2 Providence Place West Bromwich B70 8AF. The West Brom is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority. Register no. 104877. ‘the West Brom’ is a trading name of West Bromwich Building Society.

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