Credit and Portfolio Risk Management - Contract

Goodman Masson
London, United Kingdom
GBP550 - GBP650 per day
Oct 18, 2017
Oct 25, 2017
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
  • Perform day-to-day client engagement and project leadership activities. Responsibility for managing project execution, together with successful commercial outcomes
  • Develop client engagement proposition: Work with clients to define project scope, deliverables, costing, budget & profitability measures, identify engagement risks and mitigation actions
  • Develop engagement structure: Identify and secure resourcing, define project structure & roles, project timelines & milestones
  • Deliver engagement: Manage team deliverables to plan, manage dependencies across project workstreams, day-to-day client engagement, visibility & communication, manage budget vs plan, escalate perceived risks to entire client programme
  • Conduct design and knowledge transfer workshops on quantitative and qualitative methodologies so that clients can utilise the full potential of our solution. You are expected to train quantitative analysts, non-quantitative credit analysts and senior executives
  • Working simultaneously across a number of live projects and in-flight ‘competency' opportunities

Technical/Managerial capabilities:

  • Command of technical knowledge of credit and portfolio risk management
  • Expertise in at least one if not more of the following: IFRS9, Stress Testing, Economic Capital, Credit Portfolio Management
  • Strong understanding of the regulatory requirements pertaining to credit risk (Basel II/III, IFRS9, PRA, EBA etc.) and the challenges facing Financial institutions
  • Ability to articulate complex technical concepts to senior executives in a clear and confident manner
  • Strong grasp of the Financial and Capital Markets operations, their relationship with financial institutions and their systemic role and impact
  • Manage and develop teams of consultants and lead consultants


  • Batchelor's degree (or equivalent) with an emphasis in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics, or related quantitative field. MA or MSc degree a plus. FRM or PRM or CFA designation a plus.
  • 5-15 years relevant experience in financial markets, gained at either a top-tier consulting firm or within a commercial banking or capital markets environment.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel/VBA and at least one of R, SAS, Matlab
  • Experience in building, validating or managing risk models for wholesale banking (eg credit, capital, stress testing, portfolio),
  • Track record of successful project management, preferably within a commercial banking or consultancy environment.

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