Masters Degree in Finance /Statistics / Economics / Operations Research /Actuary or similar quantitative degree from Top Tier University.
At least 8 year of total experience in a retail banking / small business lending analytical function , of which 3 -5 in -depth years experience in hands -on quantitative analysis statistical modelling.
Excellent understanding of retail banking / small business / consumer finance products and business life -cycles (e.g. Credit risk , underwriting , portfolio management , Fraud , collections...)
Hands -on experience in statistical modeling , mining data and understanding data patterns is an absolute necessary; and also min 3 -4yrs of experience in leading and managing teams.
Strong communication and presentation skills. Ability to present data reports / analyses and statistics in a simple and clear way. Evidence of ability to persuade a wide range of colleagues.
Consulting and solutioning acumen - ability to define business trade -offs , generate out -of -the -box solutions and manage uncertainty.
Effective presentation and story boarding skills with ability to handle executive level presentations and discussions