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Senior STATISTICAL ANALYST – be TEAM LEAD in FINANCIAL CREDIT MANAGEMENT – Stellenbosch, R720K – R780K/annum

Senior STATISTICAL ANALYST – be TEAM LEAD in FINANCIAL CREDIT MANAGEMENT – Stellenbosch, R720K – R780K/annum

Job Title: Senior STATISTICAL ANALYST – be TEAM LEAD in FINANCIAL CREDIT MANAGEMENT – Stellenbosch, R720K – R780K/annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stellenbosch
Industry:
Salary: R720K - R780K/annum
Contact Name: Gary Silbermann
Contact Email: gary@acuityconsultants.co.za
Job Published: February 12, 2018 15:11

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a SENIOR STATISTICAL ANALYST to LEAD A TEAM of ANALYTICS SPECIALISTS within a CREDIT MANAGEMENT DIVISION of a leading FINANCIAL SERVICES Company.

Based in STELLENBOSCH this LEAD STATISTICAL ANALYST role offers a salary of R720K – R780K/annum.

THE COMPANY:
This established Financial Services Company is a leader within the Credit Finance sector. They are a data-driven Financial Services Company who have advanced Statistical Analytical capabilities and Senior Insight teams who inform business and risk decisioning. This company is one of the most respected and rapidly growing lenders in the market.

THE ROLE:
As LEAD STATISTICAL ANALYST you will lead a team of 4 ANALYTICS SPECIALISTS within Credit Decision/Credit Management, guiding analysis methods to translate active business data into usable strategic information to inform business on any critical and measurable risk indicators. 
As the LEAD ANALYST you will mentor and coach team members to ensure application of best practices and collating functional information to present to the organisational forums including Senior Executives.
This role is both managerial and technically hands-on; you will need to assist users with data mining and predictive modeling, and creating statistics to inform business decisions.
This role provides a great opportunity to enhance your managerial experience, together with identifying company data that could lead to increases in the company’s overall profitability.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Relevant Bachelors / Honours Degree with a major in Mathematics / Statistics / Informatics / Risk Management.
At least 6 years’ relevant experience in STATISTICAL ANALYSIS.
Retail Credit Risk Analysis / Credit Management experience, ideally collections & recoveries.
Data Mining and Predictive Modelling expertise.
Previous experience in managing a team is ideal.
Specialist knowledge required includes:
Analytics.
Project management methodologies.
Table and database structures.
Statistical software – either SAS or R.
SQL.
Strong business-facing communication skills.

If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:
Gary Silbermann
gary@acuityconsultants.co.za 
021 801 5001

If you have not had a response to your application within 14 days please consider your application to be unsuccessful.