Credit Risk Analyst

Credit Risk Analyst

Job Title: Credit Risk Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Western Cape
Reference: JN -022019-15270
Contact Name: Shelly Marais
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 01, 2019 11:34

Job Description


  • Develop credit risk management principles and statistical analysis
  • Undertake analysis to determine the impact of strategy changes to areas of application and account management strategies
  • Development and implementation of predictive models aimed at the optimisation of risk decision-making
  • Present ideas via reports and presentations, outlining findings and making recommendations for improvements to senior stakeholders
  • Investigate data integrity issues, test assumptions and validate analytical results, ensuring accuracy and sensitivity of findings
  • Use advanced analytical techniques such as modern data mining, pattern matching, data visualisation and predictive modelling tools to produce analyses and algorithms that assist with the business decisions
  • Set up experimental designs to answer key business questions
  • Forecast and monitor market trends using statistical techniques
  • Assist in implementing strategy changes to live decision systems
  • Assist with Application and Behavioural Scorecard development and testing
  • Perform standard and ad hoc statistical analysis to support decision-making and mitigate credit risk


Required experience: 

  • BSc degree in Mathematics/Actuarial Sciences/Quantitative Analysis/Engineering or equivalent 
  • 4 to 6 years’ experience in a similar role
  • SAS or SQL 
  • Financial services or retail experience 

Relocators welcome. 

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