MANAGER: QUANTITATIVE SPECIALIST Vacancy

Full Time Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa in Public Entities
  • Post Date: Jul 27, 2022
  • Apply Before : Aug 1, 2022
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Job Details

  • Qualifications Honours Degree
  • Industry Business, finance and economy
  • Reference Reference Number LAN220725-1
  • Centre Centurion
  • Where to submit application
    https://landbank.erecruit.co/candidateapp/Jobs/View/LAN220725-1
  • Notes
    Division Finance and Treasury and IT Unit Financial Strategy & Plan

Job Description

Job Advert Summary The Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa (Land Bank) is South Africa’s only specialist agricultural bank established in 1912, the bank’s sole objective is to serve South African commercial and emerging farmers and bring specially designed financial services within their reach. These services enable farmers to finance land, equipment, improve assets and obtain production credit. The Land Bank provides financial services that have moved with the times and continues to provide services to agri-business and constantly reviews its offerings to ensure that they match the needs of an industry. As change has swept across the sector in South Africa the socio-economic makeup of agriculture has altered, bringing new entrants from historically disadvantaged backgrounds on to the land, these new farmers, facing the challenges of establishing sustainable agri-businesses across the agricultural value chain, Land Bank has been a commercial lifeline offering appropriately designed financial products that facilitate personal and commercial viability in a sector that is vital to the sustainability of South Africa and its people. MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB Conducts, oversees and develops quantitative and analytical models, performs macro and fundamental assessments, and/or runs applications in support of risk management efforts. Acts in a general advisory capacity across the department and business in relation to model development. Key Performance Areas 1. Develop and Run Impairment, Application and Behavioural, Capital Management, Funding and Interest rate risk Models Actively engage with stakeholders to ensure delivery; Manage key stakeholders and ensure their issues and priorities are reflected in solutions; Explain methodologies and data feeds to Internal Audit, External Audit, National Treasury and other stakeholders; Stay abreast of industry trends – scan the market to understand future challenges; Pivotal role to provide expert technical advice across the team. 2. General Model Maintenance Responsible for oversight of Model Risk, AIRB, Impairment, Stress Testing, Economic Capital, Pricing, Portfolio Analytics; Responsible for pricing models; Perform quantitative analysis and modelling around loan portfolio data specifically relating to PD, LGDs and EADs; Developing of credit scoring models (IRB models for commercial, development and corporate portfolios); Maintain awareness of new advances in credit risk modelling techniques to ensure the application of best practices credit risk models. 3. Conducts Report & Research Prepare executive level reports and presentations, delivering information by various mechanisms inclusive of tables, figures, graphs, dashboards and recommendations for high-level decision making, often transforming complicated data sets into easy to understand data points; Write or assist in the drafting of ad hoc and recurring periodic reports; Work closely with subject matter experts to understand and interpret data; Keep current regarding latest trends affecting the regulatory environment, banking industry and the organisation, as well as the implications for effective credit risk management. Preferred Minimum Education and Experience Honours in Stats / Math’s / Quantitative Analysis /Engineering or relevant degree / Accounting. 3 to 5 years’ experince in Quantitative Analyst in a credit granting environment and in financial markets. 3 years’ experience in Statistical Software. Critical Competencies Business Environment Financial Principles Financial Markets Financial Planning Risk Management Financial Modelling Principles Statistical Modelling Computer literacy Coordination Time Management Analytical and Problem solving Interpersonal Reporting Research Risk Management Additional Requirements Extended hours as and when required. Travel as and when required.

Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa
  • Centurion, Gauteng, Eco Glades 2, Block D, 420 Witch-Hazel Avenue, Eco Park View on Map
  • Apply Before : Aug 1, 2022
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