Head of Credit Risk - Subprime Lending

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    Credit Risk & Analytics

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    £80,000 - £110,000

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    almost 2 years ago

We are looking for a Head of Credit Risk to lead the full credit risk function.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop and own the credit model development framework, and provide oversight and challenge of credit scorecards, including monitoring and oversight of credit decisioning.
  • Monitor key metrics to identify existing and emerging Credit Risks, through existing MI, development of MI (including dashboard KRIs), independent analysis and targeted reviews.
  • Develop and oversee the Credit Risk Appetite with approval from Board.
  • Develop Credit Risk Policies, maintain and report against Credit Risk appetite statements and metrics
  • Identify potential gaps and weaknesses in internal Credit Risk approach, strategy, models and processes.
  • Provide assurance that we are delivering against its policies including the Responsible Lending approach.
  • Develop and implement identification of external influences which may impact Credit Risk
  • Review the credit pricing strategy
  • Support the definition of the collection’s strategy
  • Provide thought leadership on the credit risk strategy and the prioritisation of key activities.
  • Drive a strong risk management culture and support training and awareness of risk management, ensuring risk management is part of the day-to-day business
  • Ensure we are compliant with policies and applicable regulation.

The Person:

  • Extensive Credit Risk management experience (Portfolio, credit and collections analytics, strategy and policy setting) in consumer finance
  • Must have experience in subprime lending
  • Proven track record of strengthening risk management capabilities in a portfolio or business
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining a strong control environment
  • Analytical and logical but with broad business experience and therefore the ability to manage risk within a commercial context
  • Ability to influence senior stakeholders and decision makers
  • Clear, logical and analytical approach to problem solving

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