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Credit Risk Analyst (Ref 105)

Cape Town – CBD.  Market related salary plus benefits.  Hybrid position (home/office).

Our client is a leading retailer in South Africa and offering an amazing opportunity for a skilled analyst within the Risk & Analytics team.

The Role:

This successful candidate will be responsible for ad hoc analyses, the development of statistical models for strategy development; monitoring and tracking of existing models and reporting.


  • Minimum requirement of a BCom., or similar qualification – majoring in Statistics with a strong academic record
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in building, implementing and using statistical models for strategy development
  • SAS Base/Enterprise Guide programming experience
  • SAS Enterprise Miner programming experience advantageous
  • Python / Hadoop or similar packages all beneficial
  • Experienced MS office user
  • Experience in a retail or financial services industry with specific collections or recoveries experiences is required
  • Experience with bureau data beneficial
  • Excellent analytical and numeric skills
  • High attention to detail driving a need for 100% accuracy
  • Able to manage effectively in a high-volume, fast-paced, error-free environment
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills required
  • Ability to prepare well-structured, clear and concise deliverables, including presentations
  • Strong collaborative interpersonal skills – both with internal and external parties
  • High level of integrity and confidentiality


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