Senior Quantitative Analyst 22 views

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Market Related
  • Experience Level Senior
  • Total Years Experience 5-10


A Senior Quantitative Analyst to develop and maintain best models and assessment strategies in line with regulations (where applicable) in order to facilitate words class risk management and/or attainment of strategic objectives.

Key Job Outputs:

  • Build and formally present reports by monitoring business performance within the set risk appetite and through analysis
  • Report to; monitor and advise operational areas to manage trends through analysis for ad-hoc requirements
  • Manage client expectations by liaising with stakeholders trough the model build process as well as the systems and strategy development processes
  • Enhance business efficiencies and ensure compliance through formal communications and ensuring best practice
  • Contribute to a culture conductive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in the organisations’ culture building initiatives(e.g. staff surveys etc).
  • Research and make recommendations for corporate citizenship initiatives in area of influence
  • Participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy (e.g. Green Strategy)
  • Seek opportunities to improve business processes; models and systems by identifying and recommending effective ways to operate and adding value to the business
  • Contribute to the development of differentiated; superior solutions (solution engineering) that meet stakeholder and business requirements through analysis; business requirements gathering and designs validation
  • Ensure product and/or solution design is congruent with the required business specifications through meeting stakeholder requirements timeously.
  • Ensure continuity and record keeping through formal sign-off at forum and by creating documentation
  • Ensure data accuracy through  front-end analysis ; pre and post testing of system/strategy changes
  • Ensure business process consistency through formal communication; updating and maintaining policies
  • Ensure accuracy and feasibility through analysis and providing feedback, providing advice to key operational areas ensuring optimal resource allocation and desired results through analysis and communication
  • Manage access and change control and ensure compliance by creating change logs and restricting/ providing access
  • Take corrective action where risk is identified in any processes ; models or reporting; through analysis and formal communication
  • Support the achievement of the business strategy; objectives and values by reviewing the organisations’ and business Unit Plan and ensuring delivered systems; process; services and solutions are aligned
  • Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managers
  • Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities by ensuring all learning activities are completed; experience practiced and certifications obtained and/or maintained within specified time frame
  • Enable skill and requires corrective action to take place by sharing knowledge and industry trends with team and stakeholders during formal and informal interaction

Core Competencies:

  • Industry trend
  • Microsoft Office
  • Principles of project management
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Risk management process frameworks
  • Business writing skills
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Business Acumen
  • Quantitative Skills
  • Applied Learning
  • Coaching
  • Communication
  • Collaborating
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Quality Orientation
  • Technical/Professional knowledge and skills


  • Advance Diplomas/National 1st Degrees
  • 3-year Degree / diploma or bachelors degree in Quantitative steam, Math’s , Stats, Actuarial Science, Engineering


  • Minimum of 3-5 years of granular analytical and credit risk experience within retail or business banking
  • SOL, SAS and Advanced Excel
  • Maintaining/enhance and supporting all SSIS (SOL Selver Integration Services) package
  • Troubleshoot, simplify, and improve performance on existing scripts


Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

All personal information received will be processed in accordance with The Protection of Personal Information Act No. 4 OF 2013

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