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Lead: Decision Science - Pipeline

Date: 22-Nov-2021

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

 

This advert is purposed at attracting talent for future dated opportunities.

 

Purpose Statement

  • To ensure the deliverables within the area of responsibility aligns with the objectives, plans, processes and standards of Credit Decision Science (Granting Model/Collections, Recoveries, Account Management)
  • To lead a team of specialists within the (Collections, Recoveries and Account Management  / Granting Model) function to perform analysis to translate active business data into usable strategic information to inform the business on any critical and measurable credit and risk indicators.
  • To perform analysis to translate active business data into usable strategic information to inform the business on any critical and measurable credit and risk indicators.

 

Experience

  • 4 years’ relevant experience in statistical analysis

 

  • Experience must include the following (within the Retail Credit Risk Management Environment):
    • Extracting and Aggregating Data from Large Relational Databases
    • Data Mining and Predictive Modelling

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Honours Degree in Mathematics or Data Science

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • Masters Degree in Mathematics or Data Science

Knowledge

  • Analytics
  • Predictive Modelling and Machine Learning
  • Project management methodologies
  • IT implementation cycle
  • Credit cycle
  • Technical understanding and knowledge (different operating systems / databases / programming languages)
  • General business acumen to identify the impact technical issues may have on design and delivery of solutions.
  • Best practices and tools in credit risk
  • Interpretation of user requirements and translation into business requirements specifications
  • Retail credit environment / industry
  • Confidentiality and intellectual property implications and constraints
  • Interpretation of user requirements
  • Translation of business requirements into business requirement specifications
     

Skills

  • Communications Skills
  • Numerical Reasoning skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Reporting Skills
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
  • Attention to Detail
  • Programming skill (SAS, SQL, R, Python)
  • Commercial Thinking Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Leadership Skills

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record

 

Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals.