Senior Credit Risk Modeller - Wholesale Banking

  • Posted: 15/08/2023
  • Salary: 70,000-90,000€
  • Location: Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
  • Job Type: Permanent/Fixed Term

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Credit Risk Modeller for a leading International Bank in the Netherlands. he successful candidate will play a pivotal role in enhancing our risk management capabilities. You will lead the development of Internal Ratings-Based (IRB) models, ensuring their accuracy, compliance, and alignment with regulatory requirements. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to spearhead the development of IFRS 9 models, solidifying our position as an industry leader in risk assessment and financial reporting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and validate IRB models to assess credit risk, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and best practices.
  • Lead the transition to IFRS 9 models, incorporating advanced methodologies to accurately forecast credit losses and meet reporting standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and analyze data, identify trends, and derive actionable insights.
  • Drive model enhancement initiatives, incorporating advancements in technology and analytical techniques.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, regulatory changes, and emerging best practices in credit risk modelling.
  • Mentor junior team members and provide technical guidance to foster a culture of continuous learning and development.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master's or Ph.D. in a quantitative field such as Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, or Economics.
  • Proven experience in developing and validating IRB models within the financial services sector.
  • Strong proficiency in SAS for model development and analysis.
  • Experience in Python is highly desirable and would be considered a significant asset.
  • Solid understanding of regulatory requirements related to credit risk modelling (Basel III, IFRS 9, etc.).
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative, fast-paced, and diverse international environment.
Alex Jenkins Partner

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