Statistician - Credit Risk & Marketing Models

Aspire Data Recruitment
02 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Statistician - Credit Risk &Marketing Models

Location: London

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 plus bonus and benefits

An excellent opportunity to join a highly skilled team of decision science analysts and lead model development activity across credit risk and marketing.

The Role

  • Define the modelling approach for Credit Risk and Marketing models
  • Specify and construct model development datasets from internal and third party data sources.
  • Derive appropriate outcome variable to model against.
  • Identify homogenous sub-populations through statistical segmentation techniques.
  • Develop models using regression and decision tree logic.
  • Ensure models are compliant with relevant legislation.
  • Validate models to ensure accuracy, stability and robustness over time.
  • Adjust / recalibrate / redevelop models when necessary.
  • Identify new opportunities and improvements in current practices across Credit and Marketing through inquisitive and innovative analysis.

What do you need to apply?

  • At least 2 years relevant analytical experience in personal / retail financial services.
  • Hands-on modelling experience using regression and other similar statistical techniques.
  • Extensive programming, database extraction and reporting experience.
  • Proficient in Base SAS
  • Knowledge of Credit Reference Agency data, scores and characteristics.
  • Working with / presenting to senior managers.
  • A degree (2:1 or better) in a quantitative subject such as Mathematics, Statistics or Operations Research