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25 April 2022

Risk Senior Consultant

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Hours

Full-time

Location

Based from home

With some travel required

Department

Data Science

Salary

Dependent on experience

The Role

Our Risk Senior Consultants report into the Risk Practice Director. We have a flexible structure and approach which means the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects with different roles. Our client projects typically have a Jaywing project lead, supported by risk consultants and analysts; or they can also involve working directly within a client’s team to deliver a specific piece of work. A Senior Consultant, depending upon their specific experience, may perform the role of project lead or could be within the team more focused on delivery.

About Jaywing

Jaywing plc is an AIM-listed company operating in the UK, France and Australia. Founded in 1999 Jaywing’s heritage is in risk and marketing consulting, delivering data analysis skills to the financial services industry. Now, our risk consulting function is part of a wider community of 300+ employees specialising in areas such as data management, digital marketing and brand communications.

Our risk team have supported many lenders in the UK, from high street names such as Lloyds Banking Group, TSB, and HSBC; to start-ups like Starling Bank and Atom Bank, and retail finance such as BNP Paribas and Ikano. We’ve delivered a variety of projects to these clients enabling them to increase profitability, gain regulatory compliance, or improve the way they use data to make decisions.

Through our expertise in data and analytics, we have built models and delivered insight for both large and small organisations. Our collaborative approach ensures our projects deliver true value for our clients.

Jaywing has a unique working culture with a variety of projects that will keep you stimulated and elevate your career. We put people at the heart of our business, an ethos that means our consultants stay with us for many years.

We are professional without unnecessary formality, and both our people and clients welcome and enjoy this refreshing approach.

 

Role Purpose

Due to increased client demand for our services, we now have a vacancy for a senior consultant with a credit risk background. We’re looking for an individual who:

  • Is a specialist in forecasting or modelling, with in-depth regulatory modelling experience gained within another consultancy or a UK based financial services environment
  • Has expert knowledge and practical experience of the modelling and forecasting methodologies underpinning operational, IFRS 9, IRB and Stress Testing models
  • Will be comfortable designing and leading analytical projects; writing reports and undertaking client presentations or providing supporting analysis as part of a wider consultancy engagement; and who is happy to roll up their sleeves and deliver the analysis themselves
  • Has an expert understanding of the credit function and the impacts of the analysis that they will deliver
  • Is commercially astute and prepared to contribute to growing existing customer revenues as well as winning new business
  • Has a wealth of industry experience
  • Has practical experience of using SAS, R or Python
  • Holds a good degree in a numerate discipline
  • Has an exceptional track record in their career to date

 

Skills Required

  • Holds a good degree in a numerate discipline
  • Has strong problem-solving skills and excellent attention to detail; can deal with unfamiliar code and datasets
  • Can write documentation and create presentations at a high standard
  • Has experience in SAS or SQL. Familiarity with R or Python would be advantageous

 

More information 

The successful candidate will be based from home with a willingness for occasional travel to Jaywing offices for collaboration with colleagues or client sites for project work. Travel will vary by project, with most of our projects being entirely remote or only requiring occasional visits to client sites.

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