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Model Validation Analyst

  • Location: Solihull
  • Salary: £40,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Credit Risk & Analytics
  • Contact: Nuhaa Mohamed
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2762
  • Expiry Date: 21 June 2023
  • Job Ref: NM/10357

My Client is on the search for a Independent Model Validation Analyst to join their growing team! 

The main focus of this role is to assist in performing robust independent model validation and support effective challenge to the model development and implementation process.

Key Responsibilities:

Assisting in the independent review and challenge of the mathematical and theoretical soundness of models

Assisting in the independent review of model compliance with appropriate regulation

Assisting in the independent review and challenge of ongoing model performance

Assisting in the independent review and challenge of the content and quality of model development and implementation documentation, and performance monitoring reports

Assisting in the independent checking of the implementation of those models

Delivering high-quality analysis and preparing clear and accurate reports

Engaging with model developers, owners and implementers on specific areas of model development, performance and implementation

Key Requirements:

An awareness of the credit risk customer journey in Retail and/or Commercial/Corporate lending

Reasonable knowledge and understanding of general statistical modelling (Logistic and Linear Regression, Scorecard development, Reject Inference) and related stats (Gini, information value, K statistic, R squared, population stability etc.)

Some practical experience in either statistical modelling and analytics

Degree level education (min 2:1) in mathematics, statistics or equivalent

Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Ability to work independently and, at the same time, support