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Barclays offers corporate and investment banking and credit card services in the US. Our 10,000 US colleagues are located in offices across the country, with headquarters in New York City. In 2017, Barclays announced plans to create a world-class campus in Whippany, New Jersey, for our Technology, Operations and Functional teams in the US. Other principal locations include Delaware, Nevada, Ohio and Maine.
About Credit Risk Office
The Credit Risk Office (CRO) at Barclaycard is responsible for the customers risk assessment throughout the life cycle. In addition to defining the risk appetite that the business needs to operate in, CRO team also develops strategies for account origination, line assignment, ECM line qualification, authorization, credit line decrease and collection strategies.
Overall purpose of role
The Risk Lead position provides project specific leadership in evaluating existing third party data sources, partner data and new data sources and incorporating them in underwriting and line assignment processes.
Working with the Acquisition Risk Group Lead, the Risk Analyst role will in addition will design manual underwriting processes, strategy implementation and validation, and partner level performance tracking for both internal and external reporting.
Evaluate new data and partner data sources for underwriting and line assignment strategies using statistical analysis techniques such as CHAID Decision Trees, optimization procedures, loss forecasting, enhanced process monitoring, data quality analyses, and incorporate score implementations supporting launch (50%)
Develop and monitor customized manual underwriting process (20%)
Work with Segment / Strategic Analytics / Decision Science staff to ensure project completion within agreed time frames and end-client satisfaction. (10%)
Analyse, validate, track, and monitor delivered projects. (20%)
Stakeholder Management and Leadership
This role involves working closely with both internal and external stakeholders. Strong communication skills, ability to work independently and multitasking of projects would be key for this role.
Decision-making and Problem Solving
Strong analytical skills, business knowledge and understanding of P&L drivers are essential for this role. Detail should be provided as to the type and complexity of problems and the impact the role has on developing or enhancing existing systems or processes
Risk and Control Objective
All Barclays colleagues have to ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.
Four-year college degree in quantitative discipline required (ex. Statistics, Operations Research, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics).
4+ years analytical work experience in a financial services company required
Graduate studies, Masters or PhD preferred but not required
Strong communication skills & ability to work independently
Strong attention to detail
Ability to work with multiple stakeholders
Project management skills
Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast paced environment
Proficiency with analytical software (e.g. SAS), SQL tools (e.g., Oracle), Unix platforms, Knowledge Seeker, and MS Office required