Senior Credit Risk Strategy Analyst - SAS

Senior Credit Risk Strategy Analyst - SAS

The Senior Credit Risk Strategy Analyst will be given the responsibility to use statistical packages such as SAS to create credit strategies within the scoring and strategy team.


This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of UKs leading retail financial services companies. This innovative firm will give you the opportunity to become part of a well-established, growing team, where your work will have direct impact on the business. They consistently provide opportunities to further develop your skills and climb the career ladder internally.


The Senior Credit Risk Strategy Analyst will be responsible for the analysis of new and existing customers to provide insight and recommend optimisation strategies. Analysis will be done using statistical packages such as SAS. They will be given the opportunity to create and implement credit strategies across portfolios. Working within the scoring and strategy team, the Senior Credit Risk Strategy Analyst will assist with scoring, strategy and model developments. Furthermore, they will be responsible for bureau data configuration and ensuring the resulting credit decisions are understood and optimal.


* Advanced analytical skills
* Strong experience using SAS
* Credit scoring or credit strategy experience
* Understanding of scorecards
* Understanding of bureau data
* Experience using credit decision systems such as blaze, strategy manager, triad
* Degree in numerate discipline (or equivalent)

Preferred experience (not essential):

* Experience in applicational and behavioural scorecard development
* Understanding of loss provisions and methodologies
* Experience in collections and fraud strategy build
* Understanding Basell II, including PD, LGD and EAD approaches

The Benefits:

Competitive + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare

How to apply:

To discuss this exciting opportunity, please contact Alpa Vithalani of Harnham Search & Selection on 0208 408 6070. Alternatively, please email

Key Words:

SAS, Analyst, Senior Analyst, Credit Risk, Strategy, Decision systems, Commutable from the Midlands.

About Harnham:

Harnham Search & Selections recruitment partners range from dynamic SMEs to some of the worlds leading blue-chip companies. Harnhams primary focus includes the Statistical and Analytical, Insight and Marketing Analysis, CRM and Business Intelligence employment markets.

Senior Credit Risk Strategy Analyst - SAS

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Nottingham

Salary : 32k - 37k pa + Bonus + Pension + Health

Date Advertised : 18 Nov 2012

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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