Our client, a specialist bank, is looking to recruit a Stress Testing Modelling Manager within their London office, with hybrid working. You’ll be based in the Model Development team and will develop, monitor and maintain optimised models for credit risk and capital purposes, coordinating effort across the Credit Risk and Finance functions of the organisation.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Leading the re-development, enhancement, documentation and execution of the bank’s Pillar 2A Credit Risk and Pillar 2B stress testing models for the annual planning and stress testing cycles
  • Providing insight and recommendations on key outputs from the process to aid the front-line business in understanding their overall risk profile and driving strategic objectives in line with PRA best practice guidelines
  • Identifying and implementing model changes and enhancements as needed
  • Supporting the team’s ongoing IFRS 9 expected losses activities
  • Maintenance and continuous improvement of an appropriate data structure to deliver efficient and effective model risk management
  • Providing support to the broader Risk and Compliance function where required


Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • A strong understanding of Credit Risk with extensive relevant experience in developing Credit Risk Models
  • Significant experience of undertaking stress testing and forecasting exercises
  • Thorough understanding of IFRS 9 model requirements and development experience
  • Strong mathematical and statistical background and knowledge of statistical modelling techniques
  • Significant experience of using SQL & SAS; knowledge of other programming languages an asset
  • Excellent written and presentational skills
  • Experience of data mining skills
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office suite