United Overseas Bank ( UOB ) is seeking talented individuals for an Analyst role within our Business Banking Analytics Modeling team.
The candidate should have a strong understanding of statistical concepts, programming skills and a keen analytical mind.
Develop, maintain and enhance Basel credit risk models and retail scorecards (application, behavioural, etc) to support credit risk and performance management of Business Banking portfolios regionally
Generate, analyse and monitor portfolio risk and capital reports, scorecard performance reports and booking profiles. Provide ad-
hoc credit risk analyses to business managers, senior management and other key stakeholders
Drive the use of scorecard and Basel models in customer acquisition, portfolio management, collections and other areas of the credit cycle, through regular engagement with business managers, credit approvers, collections team and other stakeholders
Conduct UAT and support deployment of models, as well as analytics datamart enhancement initiatives
Conduct periodic training and research and development of new models, methodologies and model applications
Undergraduate degree in a quantitative programme, such as Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Financial Engineering, etc.
Business, Finance and Economics degrees with a strong quantitative focus and highly relevant working experience will be considered
3 5 years of experience in credit risk model development / validation, or similar analytic roles in a retail banking environment.
Experience in small business segment is favorable
Sound understanding of statistical hypothesis testing concepts and techniques
Strong computing skills : SAS - Programming, Enterprise Guide, Enterprise Miner; SQL and database familiarity; MS Office applications, including advanced spreadsheet functionalities.
Competency in R, Python and VBA will be an added advantage
Excellent communicator (verbal and written) and highly meticulous. Able to work independently with minimal supervision