A well know financial services and insurance company based in Cape Town is looking for a Quantitative Analyst
The role is individually accountable for designing, producing, analysing and documenting a range of IFRS9 provisioning models and / or capital models across the entire business.
Maintain and enhance IFRS9 provisioning models and / or regulatory and economic capital models.
Analyse large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns.
Continuously research and assess new processes for model development and enhancement.
Engages with external service providers to ensure appropriate levels of best practice benchmarking and model review
Do ad-hoc analysis and present results.
Propose solutions and strategies to business challenges.
Present information in a clear and understandable way
Identifies, understands and acts on broader opportunities in order to drive longer-term value-adding change. Identifies and acts on market and / or competitor trends / opportunities to set, develop and drive out value adding change.
Is able to understand, identify and act on broader opportunities in order to drive longer-term, value-adding change. Applies judgement effectively.
Identifies and acts on market and / or competitor trends / opportunities to set, develop and drive out strategic value adding change.
Influences and rallies people behind common goals and inspires others to exceed expectations. Actively supports the growth and performance of people around them.
Communicates clear strategies and objectives for own function.
Demonstrates ability to relate to challenges from a range of diverse but relevant perspectivesGenerates creative / out-of-the-box solutions.
Challenges the status quo and / or demonstrates ability to relate to challenges from a range of diverse but relevant perspectives.
Generates new perspectives that allow a more creative approach to be followed. Willing to take calculated risks when introducing novel ideas.
Puts the customer at the heart of business decisions and drives to improve value for customers. Builds inspiring customer relationships.
Being a customer champion and being responsive to customer needs so as to improve our speed to market.
Learns and actively works to build self-awareness; develop through experience and feedback from others. Copes effectively with stress and has the resilience to take on stretching and challenging assignments which carry a risk of failure.
Adjusts effectively to work within new work structures; processes; requirements, or cultures.
Proactively establishes and maintains relationships. Values driven in relating to others. Engenders trust, respect and the building of meaningful relationships across a variety of contexts.
Able to handle a wide range of relational challenges including conflict and confrontation to collaborate across boundaries.
Minimum educational & experience requirements
Degree with Statistics / Maths / Applied Maths / Financial Risk Management / Data Science / Engineering or related discipline.
3 years’ experience with provisioning models. R / Python proficiency is beneficial.
Behavioural skills required
Leading with Influence