Specialist, Credit Rating Methodology

Hays Poland

Wroclaw, dolnośląskie

Hays Poland

Specialist, Credit Rating Methodology

Specialist, Credit Rating Methodology
NR REF.: 1172102

For our client, leader in custodian banking industry, we are looking for Credit Rating Methodology Specialist

Job description:

Specialist at Credit Rating Methodology will contribute to models and non-models (collectively called Estimation Approaches) that make estimates which are key inputs to credit management decisions and are reported to Credit Officers on a regular basis. The role will be to execute corporate-wide standards for development, update and maintenance of the Estimation Approaches.

Department/Team overview:

Credit Rating Methodology (CRM) is a part of Risk Modeling and Analytics. CRM develops and maintains Estimation Approaches that produce credit ratings for the wholesale portfolio (Probability of Default and Loss Given Default ratings). The group co-operates closely with Credit Officers, including senior Credit Risk Management, mostly form the USA but also EMEA and APAC. Corporate-wide standards for the Estimation Approaches are set by Model Risk Management Group (MRMG). CRM is required to abide by these rules and communicate with MRMG. Estimation approaches maintained by CRM are regularly audited by Internal Audit, but also regulators such as the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. CRM must be ready to report to them, when called.

Credit Rating Methodology employees enjoy task-based contracts. Most employees work primary in the CET time zone (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM), although to facilitate better coverage with Credit Officers from the USA, employees have flexibility to join ad-hoc calls in the evening.

Your role:

The incumbent as a member of the Credit Rating Methodology will develop, update and monitor performance of the Estimation Approaches, which are used to assess creditworthiness of company's counterparties by:
• executing corporate-wide standards for model development through creating options for theoretical frameworks, collecting data needed, supporting assumptions, and reviewing outcomes,
• aligning to the development scope established by more senior colleagues,
• monitoring performance of Estimation Approaches, identifying possible deterioration by comparing outcomes to established thresholds,
• executing Estimation Approaches in accordance with approval conditions and communicate results to management,
• supporting use of the Estimation Approaches,
• provide testing and analysis at the request of Model Risk Management Group.

As a successful candidate you will be given an opportunity to acquire and develop knowledge from related fields:

• Credit Risk measurement’s concepts: Basel Accords, Risk-Weighted Assets, Probability of Default, Loss Given Default,
• Creditworthiness evaluation for various types of wholesale customers,
• Financial ratios analysis and interpretation,
• Reporting to and communicating with a chief-level stakeholders and regulatory institutions.


• Graduates of Econometrics/Finance/Economics.


• Master’s degree: at least 1-2 years of job-related experience,
• PhD degree: 0-1 year of professional experience.
• Solid theoretical background and knowledge of Credit Risk Measurement’s concepts: Basel Accords, RWA, PD, LGD, EAD and UGD estimations.
• Experience with quantitative modeling, numerical analysis, and computational methods with any programming language (VBA, R, MATLAB, Python or SQL are adequate) as well as mathematical/statistical software packages.
• The candidate must have excellent presentation skills, assertiveness & influencing skills, and ability to explain abstract theoretical concepts to a non-expert audience in an easy-to-understand language.
• Proficiency in business English. The candidate must be able to communicate professionally in English-speaking environment. He/she will co-operate, report and communicate with English-speaking stakeholders on a daily basis.
• Knowledge or experience in Climate Risk modelling is a plus. Also, MS Access data-base development skills would be appreciated. Although both are not necessities.

Hays Poland sp. z o.o. is an employment agency registered in a registry kept by Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship under the number 361.
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