Intermediate Quantitative Analyst (AA/EE) - Star Personnel Recruitment (Pty) Ltd, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by Star Personnel Recruitment (Pty) Ltd on Thursday, August 15, 2019
  • Reference: 1569288
  • Employment Equity Position
  • Apply before Monday, October 14, 2019 - 57 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Star Personnel Recruitment (Pty) Ltd

We are looking for a Quantitative Analyst who has experience in developing credit risk models across the customer credit life cycle.

In line with our client’s transformation plan, suitably qualified African Black (AB) candidates who meet the criteria for the role will be given preference



  • Develop models and provide insightful analytics at a brand level.
  • Present your models and analytical findings at credit committee level.
  • Have a keen eye for detail and be open to new modelling approaches and techniques.
  • Work under limited supervision
  • Influence creative business solutions
  • Optimise processes
  • inform strategic decisions through statistical modelling and data analysis
  • Assist with the entire model value chain
  • Continuously assess your own performance
  • Seek timely and clear feedback and request training where appropriate
  • Ensure compliance to legislative and audit requirements and relevant processes
  • Drive Customer Service Delivery Goal achievement in line with predefined standards

Required Skills

  • quantitative analysis : 3 to 4 years
  • consumer credit : 3 to 4 years
  • risk models : 3 to 4 years
  • Credit Lifecycle : 3 to 4 years

Candidate Requirements

Qualifications, Competencies & Skills 

  • Recognised qualification with a mathematical/statistical focus: BBusSc, BEng, BSc, BCom

·         Knowledge of statistical and mathematical models and methodologies

·         Credit lifecycle understanding.

·         PC literate with solid analytical skills in SAS/SQL or similar analytical tools.

·         Analytical and thorough with good attention to detail.

  • Preference will be given to candidates with postgrad qualifications
  • Strong mathematical, statistical and analytical abilities
  • Critical Thinking
  • Self-starter
  • Initiative
  • Eager to constantly learn new statistical/modelling techniques and software
  • Team player
  • Business acumen is advantageous
This position reports to: Credit Risk Scoring Manager Apply before Monday, October 14, 2019 - 57 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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About Star Personnel Recruitment (Pty) Ltd

Star Personnel Recruitment was established in 1986 and has become a well respected name in the recruitment and selection of top talent for a carefully selected number of the most sought after employers in South Africa. Having a reputation for expertly matching candidates based on skills, personality and attitude while treating all applicants in a confidential and professional manner.

With one of the most sophisticated and comprehensive recruitment databases in the industry, as well as a team of Senior Consultants constantly scouring the market for stars, Star Personnel takes the guesswork out of appointing top staff.