IRB - Risk Modelling Team Manager

Location Edinburgh
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Scott Maxwell

Contact email:
Contact phone: 07974065745
Job ref: 135162
Published: 17 days ago
Expiry date: 03 Jul 2025 00:59


๐ŸŒŸ Join the Team as an IRB Risk Modelling Team Manager! ๐ŸŒŸ

Are you an experienced leader with a knack for guiding specialised teams? This is your chance to step into a role with significant responsibility!

Why This Role?

Lead a Team of Experts: Manage a team of highly specialised analysts developing and maintaining credit risk models.

Shape the Future: Support a robust framework for model development and maintenance, mitigating excessive model risk.


As the IRB Risk Modelling Team Manager, youโ€™ll:

Lead and Develop: Manage and mentor a team of skilled managers and model developers.

Advise Stakeholders: Provide insights on model use, impact, and implementation.

Support Business Needs: Develop and maintain compliant IRB, IFRS 9, stress test, and decision-support models.

Engage with Regulators: Support regulatory engagement and internal governance.

Deliver Analytics: Provide performance MI and develop new approaches for better business outcomes.

Manage Proposals: Oversee model proposals through review and implementation phases.

Coach Your Team: Enhance team skills in model methodology, best practices, and senior management engagement.


Skills Youโ€™ll Need:

Modelling Expertise: Broad experience in a modelling or quantitative function, especially in retail or wholesale banking.

Educational Background: Degree in a numerate discipline with experience in data-driven analysis and statistical modelling.

Credit Risk Models: Practical experience in developing and applying credit risk models, with essential IRB modelling experience.

Technical Skills: Proficiency in Python, PySpark, and AWS, with experience handling large data sets.

Banking Experience: Extensive experience in banking or financial services.

Risk Systems Knowledge: Broad understanding of risk systems, methodologies, and processes.

Team Management: Proven ability to manage a highly skilled technical team.

Project Management: Strong project management skills and teamwork abilities.

Communication Skills: Ability to simplify complex statistical techniques for easy understanding.

Contact Scott Maxwell on 07974 065745 or email