Senior Model Validation Manager Senior Model Validation Manager …

in London, England, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 21 Feb 20
in London, England, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
Last application, 21 Feb 20
Why apply for this role? This is a high-profile role where you'll be overseeing the internal rating-based reviews for the corporate and retail bank as well as additional regulatory aligned projects.

This is a great opportunity for you to get a blend of experience and also take ownership on the various deliverables across the bank. The work you'll do is important.

If you're someone who's performed a similar role already, this is the perfect opportunity to develop your career.

What you'll be doing

  • Creating plans for key projects and the team throughout the year to ensure effective use of validation resource
  • Managing analysts and senior staff to deliver against targeted plans whilst working independently to deliver validation projects
  • Reviewing technical documentation (describing model development and validation) whilst assessing adherence to the relevant regulatory environment
  • Ensuring that models are fit for purpose in accordance with company strategy and presenting validation findings to approval committees
  • Being seen as a Model Risk subject matter expert for key stakeholders (within and outside of risk)
  • Validating models across Retail and Corporate portfolios covering scorecard / rating models, IRB parameters, Stress testing and IFRS9 Provisioning

What we're looking for

  • Excellent SAS programming experience with a track record of successful delivery in a statistical analysis or modelling role
  • Proven experience of interpreting technical documentation
  • Experience of producing written reports which convey technical information in an accessible manner, targeted to specific audiences
  • Proven knowledge of regulatory compliance requirements for IRB, Stress testing and IFRS9 and experience of meeting with regulators / auditors in these areas
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to communicate and influence at senior level
  • Track record of successful people management and leadership

What else you need to know

Please note this is a fixed term contract role for 12 months.

How we'll reward you

As well as a competitive salary, you'll enjoy a benefits package that you can tailor to your needs.

  • Eligible for a discretionary performance-related annual bonus
  • Pension with generous contributions of up to 12.5% from Santander, depending on your own contribution and length of employment with us
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase up to 5 contractual days per year
  • £6,000 car allowance per year
  • Company funded individual private medical insurance
  • Voluntary healthcare benefits at discounted rates such as private medical insurance for your family, dental insurance, healthcare cash plan and health assessments
  • Benefits supporting you and your family, such as death-in-service benefit, income protection, and voluntary life assurance and critical illness cover
  • Share in Santander's success by investing in our Sharesave and Partnership shares plans

For more information about our wide range of benefits and family friendly policies visit our website.

Why Santander?

At Santander, with only a small action or a simple idea, you can achieve great things. You can improve the daily life of more than 140 million people. You can collaborate with a friendly team of more than 200,000 employees.

It doesn't stop there. You'll also be part of a vibrant organisation that's been reinventing itself for more than 160 years. One that invests millions of pounds in training its people every year. One that helps more than 2 million people every year with social programmes.

We call it #TheSantanderEffect.

Equal Opportunities

Santander are an equal opportunities employer. When we talk about diversity, we don't just want to pay lip service. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people. It's important to us that we create an inclusive culture where everyone counts, and we particularly welcome applications from different underrepresented groups.

For more information on our commitment to equal opportunities, please visit our diversity page here.

What to do next

If this sounds like a role you're interested in, then please apply on the link below.

Due to high volume of applications we may need to close this role earlier than the advertised date, so recommend submitting an application as soon as possible.