Job Description

Manager , Credit Risk (SME) - Data Science

  • 14 Sep 2020
  • Sydney
  • FullTime

Join a rising star in the fintech space, where you will be heading up a team focused on delivering exceptional loan decisioning for the small and medium sized business market. With increasing access to data, you will build credit-risk decisioning models with an innovative approach, taking into account transaction level data.

You will be part of a wider team with a big ambition to transform financial services through analytics. Having exceptional people leadership and senior executive stakeholder management skills alongside a strong technical foundation will be needed for this role. If you have the drive and ambition this will be an opportunity to really make a mark across an already best in class data function and have an impact on the business as they continue to transform the lending space.

Responsibilities will include:

Building credit risk models and application scorecards, using transaction level information for small and medium sized businesses.
Partnering with the Product owner for SME lending, using data science and analytics to help drive decisioning and increase market share.
Being ambitious to build a team.
The ideal candidate will have:

A strong background in credit-risk modelling, focusing on the SME space.
Excellent predictive modelling skills, through Python/R to enhance loan decisioning, pricing, customer retention and customer acquisition.
Experience using large data sets through SQL, Tableau, Python, and machine learning techniques. Previously worked with big-data platforms such as AWS & Hadoop.
Excellent stakeholder management skills as you will be partnering with a range of technical/non-technical audience.
An ability to lead a team and mentor juniors while project managing an array of work.
This business will give you an opportunity to use your modelling skills and apply the commercial outcomes to a business that is on the move and growing rapidly. You will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and enjoy the challenging, rewarding, and exciting work that comes with working for a Fintech.

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