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Head of Credit Risk - SME

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Credit Risk & Analytics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80,000 - £100,000

  • Consultant:

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  • Email:

    nomhamed@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    NM/15929

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

An unrivalled opportunity to take a role with broad responsibility and lasting impact. As a Head of Credit Risk you will be responsible for defining, implementing and monitoring the risk framework of the business.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Build and lead the team using data to drive credit decisions, including credit approvals, credit limits etc
  • Establish underwriting policy and lending strategies
  • Assess new and existing clients from a credit risk perspective
  • Deliver credit review methodology
  • Act as a thought leader across the analytics function and wiser the wider business
  • Work with the engineering team to set up appropriate data & modelling infrastructure as well as build product customers will love to use
  • Communicate and report to all key stakeholders, including board, investors and capital providers

The Person:

  • You’re bright, thoughtful and analytical, as well as a great leader
  • Extensive experience in risk analysis, modelling and scoring, ideally in the SME sector
  • Experience in building a team focused on risk and analytics function
  • Outstanding academic background
  • You have extensive experience in working with large data sets
  • Proficiency in SQL, Excel and ideally R, Python or SAS
  • Good communication and leadership skills
  • You’re excited to work in a start-up environment

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