• Business Analyst Leader/Director

    Job Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/22/2018 3:17 PM)
    Job ID
    Business Analyst
    Position Type
    Contract (Full-Time)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Position will support wholesale credit modeling in the Americas, conducting analysis, and performance monitoring and reporting. The position offers ample opportunities to participate in discussions with the business line about key risks in their industries and products. The person hired would work closely with the wholesale rating modeling team and management. 


    Major Responsibilities: 

    • Assist the wholesale modeling team with model development, analytics, and performance monitoring. 
    • The work will focus on the development of Probability of Default (PD) model. 
    • Analyze the clients business objectives, processes and resources, and suggest ways by which re-design (BPR), or improvements (BPI) can be made to achieve the objectives
    • Assess, develop and execute a plan to implement a business transformation solution
    • Develop and execute Stakeholder management plan
    • Lead team to conduct analysis of client business processes and functional requirements.
    • Oversee preparation of appropriate documentation to communicate and validate the findings
    • Lead the team to conduct the analysis of existing infrastructure, and recommend efficient, cost effective solutions which support client business processes and functional requirements
    • Provide leadership and direction to team members to ensure that the business requirements are appropriately defined and that an enhancement or project is warranted
    • Coordinate and lead cross-functional task forces to identify and document functional requirements, work flow, information sources and distribution paths, and system specifications
    • Review the development of business cases to ensure the cost, service, and benefit dimensions of proposed large, complex projects are appropriately reflected.
    • Analyze the strategic profile of the organization and its environment, advising senior management on suitable policies, and the effects of policy decisions.
    • Manage complex, often global, stakeholder alignment and issue resolution using sophisticated executive influence skills.
    • Data acquisition/cleaning, execution of quantitative methods to select PD model drivers and model specifications, research and support of central tendency analysis and decisions, leading and support of expert panel meeting, comprehensive model documentation preparation, analytical support through the model validation process. Improve the documentation support for the description of the chosen performance measures and their associated thresholds.
    • Apply performance measures to the portfolio with increased granularity and segmentation to ensure that the model is appropriate for use for all industry sectors and obliger sizes


    For Director 
    • Master degree or higher in quantitative field. 
    • At least 2 years’ experience with wholesale credit modeling, especially experience with PD models is preferred 
    • At least 3 years of credit risk modeling is required 
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work professionally and independently, and communicate with various stakeholders. 
    • Programming experience with Python is a must. 



    10+ years relevant consulting and/or industry and functional experience



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