Senior Risk Analyst

Durham or Leeds
£30,000 - £38,000 + Package
15 Apr 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen at RWE npower for a Senior Risk Analyst to join us on a full time permanent based in either our Durham or Leeds office.

Why npower? There has never been a better time to join us at npower as we embark on an exciting journey to become number one in customer experience in the energy industry and have also just been recognised as one of Britains Top Employers.

Role description and what were looking for Reporting into the Data & Analytics Manager, you will contribute to the innovation and improvements in our credit risk decision making, improving our credit risk capabilities, leading them to become a key contributor in our overall competitive advantage. We are looking for a self-motivated and highly analytical individual who will help develop and grow our current risk processes which will support the growth plans of the business whilst protecting against credit risk and increase customer satisfaction.

Principal Accountabilities: Review analysis and MI generated within credit and use to ascertain key insights and drive business change to deliver financial gains for Npower and / or improved customer experience.

Develop insights and, if appropriate, ongoing MI to support the evaluation of credit risk key drivers, performance and strategies

Act as an internal consultant within Npower to understand requirements, develop appropriate analysis and / or enduring MI and present key findings.

Evaluate the performance of credit strategies incl. credit management campaigns, policy rules, cut offs and scorecards

Monitor the operational drivers of credit risk performance

Work with suppliers and colleagues to define requirements, procure, build, test and implement new credit risk capabilities.

Design and develop appropriate data / data mart structures to support credit risk management strategies, pilots and / or MI.

Support or lead development of infrastructure to productionise MI generated within the team incl. scheduling, quality assessment, automated distribution.

You will need to demonstrate: A good degree in Maths or Statistics is essential. MSc or Higher is preferable.

Strong problem solving and analytical skills, gained within Credit, Marketing or Customer Services.

Proven technical programming skills ideally developed in SAS incl. Base SAS and / or SAS EG &EM preferred.

Appreciation of SAS Architecture (version 9 platform) and in particular experience of DI studio, Visual Analytics, Platform Scheduling and SAS Management Console would be highly advantageous.

Credit risk regulation, governance and compliance would be beneficial as would knowledge of credit bureau data and processing.

Preferably experienced in the domestic energy, financial services or telecommunications sectors.

Commercial awareness and / or financial qualification would be advantageous.

Strong stakeholder management

Ability to communicate complex analytical information to variety of non-technical users.

What youll get in return Our people are our most important asset and are what sets us apart from the competition. We offer a competitive salary and impressive benefits package, and the opportunity to really shape the future of the business whilst receiving the support you need to develop your skill set and experience to achieve your long term ambitions.

Company overview RWE npower is a leading UK energy company and is part of the RWE Group, one of Europes leading electricity and gas companies. We serve approximately 5 million customer accounts with electricity, gas and energy. Through RWE Generation, we operate and manage a flexible portfolio of coal, oil, biomass and gas-fired power stations, producing more than 10% of the electricity used in Great Britain.

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