Senior Credit Risk OversightManager

Datatech Analytics
January 10, 2022
London, United Kingdom
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Senior Credit Risk Oversight Manager - London - Competitive Salary

We are looking for an ambitious and purpose-driven Credit Risk Oversight Manager. Reporting to the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) the individual will be responsible for providing oversight of 1st line Credit Risk activities as well as leading 2 direct reports in day to day 2nd line Credit Risk activities. This is a unique opportunity to translate your experience within Credit Risk Management into a Fintech environment. This exciting position will give you exposure to a range of consumer credit portfolios and a fascinating opportunity to learn how risk is managed in a fast-paced new age bank. If you are innovative, curious and not afraid of a challenge, we'd love to hear from you.

• Overseeing the strong and sustainable growth of portfolios
• Developing and maintaining the bank's credit risk appetite framework, including appetite metrics and their limits
• Developing and maintaining the banks approach to stress testing credit losses
• Contributing to the bank's ICAAP, ILAAP and other regulatory requirements
• Working closely with and providing oversight to 1st line Credit Risk management
• Developing and executing the 2nd line credit risk oversight plan, including thematic reviews, deep dives and sample-based reviews
• Reviewing policies and processes for underwriting, collections and account management
• Providing narrative on the key credit trends / themes to the Credit Risk Committee
• Supporting the due diligence process for portfolio acquisitions

Skills and Experiences
• Experience of operating in a 2nd line credit policy and oversight team
• Strong experience with both secured and unsecured asset classes: e.g., unsecured loans, credit cards, residential & Buy-To-Let mortgages
• Confidence to check and challenge senior management
• Strong intellect, excellent communication skills and energy
• Previous experience of contributing to the undertaking of an ICAAP
• Hands-on experience of Provisioning, Forecasting and Credit Risk Strategy development
• Experience with impairment approaches such as IFRS9
• An entrepreneurial approach with an ability to think strategically and be hands on
• A positive, self-sufficient leader with excellent communication skills, intellect and energy
• Very sound judgement and business instinct with a desire to challenge traditional thinking

If this sounds like the role for you then please apply today! or call her on 01256 314660.
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