Senior Specialist Quantitative Analytics

Recruiter
Homes England
Location
L3 1BP, M1 4BT
Salary
£51,258 to £71,761
Posted
07 Jun 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Ref
5R0092
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Other Organisation Type

We are looking for:
The Risk team is looking for an individual with a strong quantitative background to develop and maintain a suite of analytical tools to help the business to better quantify, understand and manage the quantitative risks it is running. This will include developing and maintaining credit risk models and generating approaches for effective stress testing of our portfolios across our activities making use of the latest economic and market data.

Our successful candidate will:
Developing and maintaining tools and processes for quantifying and analysing the financial risk of transactions which Homes England enters into.
Developing and implementing realistic scenario analyses based on the latest economic and market data as well as Homes England’s historic performance and any relevant regulatory or industry standards.
Developing and implementing stress testing methodologies for the Homes England portfolio to identify sensitivities and areas of financial risk.
Close working with front line business teams and risk business partners to understand the objectives of their portfolios, the end to end risks and then to support modelling and stress testing of these to inform better decision making and business planning.

The skills we would like are:
Highly numerate with a degree level qualification in a quantitative discipline and professional experience in a similar role.
Strong IT skills with advanced knowledge of excel 
Programming skills (such as VBA, Python, R, C++)
Knowledge and understanding of economics and financial data
Strong organisational and project management experience with excellent attention to detail and ability to work under pressure.

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