Senior Analyst - Decision Science (London or Bradford)

Larson Group
45000.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual
16 Feb 2017
23 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Larson Group are delighted to be working with this high growth, innovative Financial Services organisation that are performing ahead of target. With offices in London and Yorkshire you will be representing one of the most trusted brands in its sector and an employer that sponsors personal and professional development alike.

As the Senior Analyst, Decision Science you will be responsible for the development, validation and maintenance of credit risk scorecards across all of our brands. You will assess data and produce solutions to help build our business further and improve our customer experience. If you have scorecard and modelling experience, have worked within a credit risk function and want to join our FTSE 100 business then we want to hear from you.

Your key duties include to:

  • Develop credit risk scoring and underwriting models across all product lines
  • Respond to analysis requests from the business functions
  • Develop and monitor champion/challenger strategies
  • Develop next generation tools to reduce scorecard development time without degrading benchmark performance
  • Utilise customer information and behavioural scoring models to enhance collection and borrower retention strategies
  • Work with the data team to ensure that data is fit for purpose, is optimized for analytical work, and new data sources are integrated
  • Work with Analytics teams to analyse and recommend appropriate cut-off strategies
  • Liaise with business stakeholders to understand modelling requirements, and provide direction and oversight on model use

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience as a scorecard developer who has worked within the Credit Risk function or similar environments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to influence and challenge constructively
  • Able to work under own initiative, with minimal supervision
  • Experience in credit scoring and other statistical modelling techniques
  • Knowledge and experience in scorecard monitoring procedures
  • Experience in working with large data sets
  • Programming ability in SAS or alternative scorecard development tools
  • Familiar with SQL and MS Office package


  • Experience with Marketing and/or Collections models


  • Degree in in statistics, mathematics, operation research or econometrics
  • Strong experience of scorecard development within a Credit Risk or similar function
  • Postgraduate education would be beneficial


  • GBP45-60k + Benefits

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