Senior Decision Scientist
Capitec Bank
Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA
5d ago

Purpose Statement

An opportunity to be a part of the end to end model lifecycle that enables senior management to make informed data-driven decisions.

Drive business solutions through technical and predictive modelling, collaboration with professionals with diverse skillsets, as well as stakeholder- and business engagement.

Experience & Qualification

Relevant Honours Degree with a major in Data Science / Mathematics / Statistics / Risk Management with 4 - 6 years' relevant experience in statistical analysis

Experience must include the following (within the Retail Credit Risk Management Environment) :

  • Extracting and Aggregating Data from Large Relational Databases
  • Data Mining and Predictive Modelling
  • Analytics
  • Predictive Modelling and Machine Learning
  • Project management methodologies
  • IT implementation cycle
  • Credit cycle
  • Technical understanding and knowledge (different operating systems / databases / programming languages)
  • General business acumen to identify the impact technical issues may have on design and delivery of solutions.
  • Best practices and tools in credit risk
  • Interpretation of user requirements and translation into business requirements specifications
  • Retail credit environment / industry
  • Confidentiality and intellectual property implications and constraints
  • Interpretation of user requirements
  • Translation of business requirements into business requirement specifications
  • Skills

  • Communications Skills
  • Numerical Reasoning skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Reporting Skills
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
  • Attention to Detail
  • R skills
  • Python skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Commercial Thinking Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Competencies

  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Analysing
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
  • Writing and Reporting
  • Additional Information

  • Clear criminal and credit record
  • Ability and willingness to work in an open plan environment
  • Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals

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