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Head of Credit Risk

Job Title: Head of Credit Risk
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Start Date: ASAP
REF: SJH7438_1521572169
Contact Name: Steven Harrison
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Head of Credit Risk
Up to £120k + pension, bonus and benefits
Management Experience, SAS, SQL, Retail Banking
The Role
My Client is looking for an experienced risk professional to lead and develop their Existing Customer Management division for their Credit Cards and Personal Loans Portfolio. In this role you will have a team of 8 reporting into you, including Senior Managers and Managers. You will lead a team of commercially focused analysts assessing risk against reward and ensuring that the portfolios remain profitable. The business used SAS and SQL, along with statistical modelling and machine learning algorithms, to produce effective insight.
The Company
My client is a leading lender within the UK, offering a range of consumer products, to a varied customer base. They are based in the heart of London and are investing heavily into their analytics departments to ensure they remain a leader in a competitive market. They offer excellent career progression within a hierarchy that allows autonomy and direct board contact. They offer a very strong salary and more than competitive bonus structure, while allowing for the flexibility to shape your own team.
What you need
An ideal candidate will need to be able to demonstrate:
-Excellent management experience, dealing with a variety of people at different stages within their careers
-A strong background in retail banking across consumer products
-Very strong knowledge of SAS and SQL, but not necessarily still hands on
-The ability to deal with non-technical stakeholders and deliver on their needs
-High level communication skills both written and verbal
Nice to have:
-Cards and personal loans experience within the UK
-Previous experience heading up a department

If this role interests you or you would like to have a confidential conversation about other opportunities, then please apply or contact Steven Harrison on 020 3326 4113 or

Parallel Consulting is a multi-awarding winning, global leader in Analytics & Data Science recruitment.
With over 12 years expertise, we assist our clients within Analytics, Customer & Marketing Insight, Web Analytics, Big Data, Data Science, Credit Risk and BI.