Job summary

Cape Town, South Africa, Africa
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Bachelor's Degree
Job type:
Full time
Market Related

Senior Quantitative Analyst (AA/EE) (Ref 117)

About this job

Market related incl med aid, pension + incentives

We are looking for a seasoned Quantitative Analyst to drive the model development process for our client. Along with managing your own model development projects you will be responsible for overseeing other analysts’ model developments within the team. You will be able to influence the model development across a variety of portfolios, working closely with different credit divisions within the group. You will also be  required to take the lead in presenting and justifying their models at technical committee meetings.


You should be someone who enjoys being in the detail; has an innovative approach to model development and has experience in model developments across the credit life cycle.


In line with our client’s transformation plan, suitably qualified African Black (AB) candidates who meet the criteria for the role will be given preference


You will be responsible for:

·         Engaging in creative thinking and innovation by designing and implementing new or cutting-edge solutions, models or processes

·         Influencing creative business solutions, optimising processes and informing strategic decisions through innovative statistical modelling and data analysis

·         Managing people by executing management responsibilities and creating an environment that encourages employee growth and performance excellence

·         Providing assistance, guidance and mentorship to junior Quantitative Analysts

·         Ensuring compliance to legislative and audit requirements and adherence to relevant processes

·         Driving Customer Service Delivery Goal achievement in line with predefined standards and in support of operational objectives


·         Enabling an inclusive culture that upholds the company’s diversity and transformation guiding principles. 


 Qualifications, Competencies and Skills

·        Bachelor’s Degree or higher  (Finance, Statistics, Actuarial and/or Mathematics preferred)

·         Strong Team Management, interpersonal and communication skills.

·         Strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual thinking skills

·         Knowledge of statistical and mathematical models and methodologies

·         Successful track record in similar senior post.

·         >10 years experience in consumer credit environment.

·         Credit lifecycle understanding.

·         Strong ability to interpret data and communicate this to / influence key stakeholders

·         PC literate with solid analytical skills in SAS/SQL or similar analytical tools.

·         Analytical and thorough with good attention to detail.

·         Good planning & organizational skills.

·         Commercial & economic awareness.

Job keywords/tags:  PC literate with solid analytical skills , 10 years experience in consumer credit environment
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