(Senior) Model Developer - ECB regulated bank

Amsterdam Permanent

Added 27/09/2022

  • Looking for an experienced LGD model developer
  • Broad role within international surrounding, extensive remuneration package

About Our Client

My client is active in 29 countries and is regulated by ECB. The HQ is in Amsterdam.

Job Description

Model Development:

  • Development of the Basel PD, LGD, EAD models;
  • Development of the IFRS 9 model;
  • Create model change calendar and manage model development projects;
  • Develop model according to the regulatory requirements, internal development standards and in line with the model governance framework;
  • Assess the compliancy of the model to the regulation and fill in the regulatory checklist;
  • Assess the model risk and propose resolution to maintain the model risk within the model risk appetite;
  • Estimate the impact of the model changes qualitative and quantitative;
  • Peer review and quality assurance of developed models;

Maintenance of Models:

  • Maintenance and 2nd line support of credit risk + IFRS 9 models;
  • Ensure timely resolution of model observations (validation finding or monitoring finding);
  • Maintain the model standard for each model category (PD, LGD, IFRS 9);
  • Ensure model validation findings are resolved within agreed timelines;
  • Analyse the model monitoring reports and identify potential issues;
  • Maintain model performance within the model risk appetite.

The Successful Applicant

  • Quantitative academic education in a relevant field, like econometrics, statistics, mathematics or physics;
  • 5-10 years of work experience in developing credit risk related models;
  • In depth understanding of regulatory requirements over Basel credit risk models;
  • Knowledge of loss database, collection process, (downturn) LGD and in-default LGD models are strongly preferred.
  • Experienced in statistical languages (e.g. SAS, R) or modern programming languages (e.g. Python).
  • Experience in working with regulators (e.g. DNB or ECB) during model review sessions or on-site visits would be a plus;
  • Certification Financial Risk Manager (FRM) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) would be a plus;

What's on Offer

  • a competitive remuneration package.
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Risk, Compliance & Audit
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Financial Services
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