You'll join our Decision Science team, developing and managing risk models. You'll be right at the heart of what we do.
As a Senior Quantitative Analyst you'll be leading your own model development projects from inception through to delivery. You'll utilise mathematical and technical methodologies to provide quantitative analysis - supporting management, other risk departments and business portfolio teams. Your fantastic communication skills will provide senior management with the confidence and required understanding of the models to allow their smooth and rapid implementation.
What you'll be doing
Leading projects to develop risk models which support the business in managing customer lending and calculating capital requirements
Communicating with the local business units to understand requirements to ensure that models and model management deliver on these
Producing project plans and reviewing progress, taking mitigating action where necessary
Providing clear documentation of the model development to support model approval and implementation
Ensuring that outputs are of sufficient robustness to withstand independent scrutiny and questions from external regulators
Producing and reviewing model monitoring reports, explaining the impact of any changes in model performance to key stakeholders
What we're looking for
High degree of mathematical literacy, with a 2:1 degree or equivalent in a numerate discipline (for example Maths, Statistics, Sciences, Engineering or Operational Research)
Track record of successful delivery in a statistical analysis role of similar complexity and level, preferably within a credit risk function
Experience of building or using statistical models in business environments
Ability to transform high-level requirements into focused and structured analytics
Strong SAS programming skills
What else you need to know
Given the recent impact of the Coronavirus outbreak we will be conducting all interviews via telephone or video-conference where possible.
How we'll reward you
As well as a competitive salary, you'll enjoy a benefits package that you can tailor to your needs.
Eligible for a discretionary performance-related annual bonus
Pension with generous contributions of up to 12.5% from Santander, depending on your own contribution and length of employment with us
27 days' holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year
Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as private medical insurance, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessments
Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover
24/7 access to an online employee discount platform
Share in Santander's success by investing in our Sharesave and Partnership shares plans
Support your favourite causes through charitable giving and our community partnerships
For more information about our wide range of benefits and family friend policies visit our website.
At Santander, with only a small action or a simple idea, you can achieve great things. You can improve the daily life of more than 140 million people. You can collaborate with a friendly team of more than 200,000 employees.
It doesn't stop there. You'll also be part of a vibrant organisation that's been reinventing itself for more than 160 years. One that invests millions of pounds in training its people every year. One that helps more than 2 million people every year with social programmes.
We call it #TheSantanderEffect.
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What to do next
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