McGraw Hill Financial Director, Risk Solutions, in London, United Kingdom
We are seeking a Director for our Risk Solutions team to be responsible for executing the successful and timely delivery of client engagements focused on credit risk measurement and management, particularly the development, enhancement and maintenance of internal rating systems for banks and other credit-sensitive institutions. Support for new business development with existing clients and prospects, the development of new service offerings, and thought leadership are also key responsibilities.
The Director will be capable of managing and overseeing the most complex or challenging of assignments with minimal supervision. Actively supports the sales process by contributing with analytical expertise and leadership.
The Career Opportunity:
The role is a highly visible one, where you will interact with many stakeholders and have exposure to different asset classes and close working relationship with senior officials at clients and risk managers.
The Team - The Business:
Be part of a talented dynamic team that delivers agile credit risk solutions to 100 clients in EMEA The culture is fast paced, and transformational.
Deliver advanced credit risk management analytical services to clients. Applies regulatory-compliant (if applicable) and industry best practice methodologies for development, and enhancement of internal rating systems Delivers high quality analytical work that meets clients’ needs and expectations.
Manages largest projects (over $500,000) with minimal supervision. Responsible for completing engagement on time and budget.
Takes a client-facing role in promoting our competitive advantage to clients and other interested parties through thought leadership activities such as webinars, speaking engagements and publication of trade articles
Identifies new opportunities particularly providing input on proposal development, notably the technical approach sections and cost estimations.
Contributes to analytical leadership in the maintenance and enhancement of our scorecard offering
Keeps abreast of market, industry and regulatory developments that effect existing services offerings and new service offerings.
Fluency in English and one other language to suit the markets covered, which would be either French, Italian or Russian, for this requirement.
Must have the ability to manage a group of employees and provide thoughtful analysis of their performance. Ensuring appropriate staffing levels and training is in place.
Proven track record in credit risk analysis (rating agency, financial market, consulting companies working in the credit space) and/or consulting or implementation experience in Basel 2, Solvency 2, or Economic Capital; and/or strong quantitative skills and in particular advanced statistics and/or econometrics are highly desirable
The ability to analyse original, non-routine analytical/business problems (in the Credit Risk Management environment both internal to the organization and client) in a timely and insightful manner. Ability to translate such problem interpretation into relevant solutions.
Senior Credit Risk analytical knowledge in various Asset Classes [Project Finance, Corporate, Financial Institutions,]
Strong quantitative skills and in particular advanced statistics and/or econometrics are highly desirable
Robust project management. Ability to prioritize, take initiative and self-manage time, management of internal and external counterparties time, and demonstrated capacity to conduct multiple project planning and management
Demonstrated strong written communications skills and presentation skills in analytical and business development environments as well as excellent interpersonal communications skills.
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