retail credit risk - data / business analyst in sheffield

22 February 2019
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
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excellent salary & benefits package
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sheffield, yorkshire and the humber
financial services
sub specialism
Risk Management
job type
working hours
excellent salary & benefits package
reference number
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
020 7786 6917
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job description

Do you want to work for a truly global bank with universal coverage in banking products and services? Can you work across borders, liaising with senior stakeholders in multiple jurisdictions and banking functions? Do you have experience of process re-engineering and process management combined with expertise in data governance, data quality, business data architecture and data management principles and processes? If so, then this is the role for you...


- Competitive salary
- Prestigious employer with a globally-respected brand
- Generous annual leave entitlement
- Opportunity to help lead Data projects at both Global & Regional level
- Generous company pension scheme


The Global Retail Credit Risk (RCR) division manages Credit Risk associated with Retail lending products (Mortgages, Credit Cards, Loans and Overdrafts) for all countries the bank operates in. The function is supported by several hundred analytics professionals engaged in reporting, modelling and data manipulation. As a result there are significant challenges to the effective management of data within the function requiring close cooperation with partners in Retail Banking and Finance. The RCR Data Team is therefore seeking a Data / Business Analyst to support delivery of Data projects at Global and Regional levels. A data strategy is being implemented of MI and Data focused projects supporting business and regulatory requirements. The successful candidate will form an integral part of the RCR Data Management function and will be actively involved in the definition of business requirements, global data strategies and implementation activities.

***Please note that our client can ONLY consider applicants who do not require sponsorship in order to work in the UK.***


- Working closely with the Risk & Finance Data Management Utility, Technology & Operations, global and regional RCR teams on project deliverables, ensuring there are clear goals, benefits, scope, governance and delivery structure
- Support compliance against regulatory driven data requirements as mandated by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and internal Data Management instruction manual.
- Delivery of data analysis to support data projects and data management activity.
- Closely aligning and managing expectation of stakeholders from a Global and Regional perspective including across RCR, Technology & Operations, Finance and Retail Banking.
- Supporting projects to ensure stakeholder buy-in for delivery, commitments and change
- Understanding and supporting definition of targeted benefits to stakeholders, and ensuring delivery is focused on providing business benefit(s)
- Influencing and collaborating with stakeholders and business partners, building strong relationships to ensure consensus and influencing change outcomes. Fostering open and honest communication which anticipates stakeholder expectations.
- Ensuring that business requirements are fully defined and signed-off by key project stakeholders. This will require working in partnership with global and regional business teams to define, validate requirements and ensure buy-in.
- Quickly obtaining a good overall understanding of current processes and associated customer, product and risk data, in order to provide recommendations for business enhancement.
- Based in the UK but will require working across multiple geographies (and projects)


- The successful candidate is expected to have a good working knowledge and delivery experience preferably within a Banking MI and Data Risk systems environment.
- Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently, as well as work collaboratively with other teams, some of which may be geographically distributed.
- Proven problem solving and analytical abilities including the ability to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details and apply sound business and technical domain knowledge.
- Knowledge of the reporting approaches to Risk Management Information. Experience of large global system infrastructure projects a business change environment and good understanding of data infrastructure and architecture would be an advantage. The latter may include exposure to solution or enterprise architecture.
- Experience of process re-engineering and process management
- Knowledge of data governance, data quality, business data architecture and management principles and processes.
- Knowledge of "Big Data" & Cloud concepts and architecture an advantage
- Pragmatic decision making capability. Structured and disciplined approach with good attention to detail, this role will require a hands on approach required and willingness to take personal accountability. This will require strong analysis skills and structure to effectively apply solutions to poorly-defined problems
- Communicate openly and honestly. Advanced oral, written and visual communication and presentation skills - the ability to communicate efficiently at a global level is paramount.
- Willing to take personal accountability

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003


agile metholodgy,business analysis,change management,credit risk


qualified by experience


Randstad UK acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary & contract recruitment, as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003.

educational requirements