Lead Model Developer

London, Greater London, England
Job Type:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Role: Lead Model Developer

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 6 months

Location: London

The Strategic Planning & Stress Testing (SP&ST) Transformation Programme in conjunction with Finance on the Cloud (FotC) will deliver a fully aligned and integrated SP&ST function which is embedded into core Prudential and Business Management initiatives

The initiative is to establish a new end-to-end SP&ST production capability leveraging Cloud technology, delivering stream-lined processes, centralised production, a new data platform, globally standardised calculation engines, and significantly enhancing analytical capability to drive strategic decision making as part of the SP&ST Business Driver Based Models project

The SP&ST Business Driver Based Models project will deliver a fully aligned and integrated forecasting capability as part of the target state operating model for Finance. The initiative will develop new python-based models to forecast a range of business Balance Sheet and P&L line items

Role Dimensions

  • The role holder will work with a large Global Finance team that delivers complex transformational and important regulatory change
  • The role will require co-ordination of teams/ activities across multiple global regions
  • The job holder will also continually reassess the Operational Risks associated with the role and inherent in the Business, taking account of changing legal and regulatory requirements, operating procedures and practices, management restructurings, and the impact of new technology
  • This will be achieved by ensuring all actions take into account the likelihood of operational risk events, and by addressing any areas of concern in conjunction with line management and/or the appropriate department
  • The role will support the implementation of the Operational Risk control framework and per the BRCMs - "Three Lines of Defence"
  • Maintains internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points, together with any issues raised by external regulators
  • Observe and promote the use of the Group's preferred programme management methods/tools.
  • The job holder will implement the Group compliance policy by containing compliance risk in liaison with Global Head of Compliance, Global Compliance Officer, Area Compliance Officer or Local Compliance Officer. The term 'compliance' embraces all relevant financial services laws, rules and codes with which the business has to comply
  • This will be achieved by adhering to all relevant processes/procedures and by liaising with Compliance department about new business initiatives at the earliest opportunity. Also, and when applicable, by ensuring adequate resources are in place and training is provided, fostering a compliance culture and optimising relations with regulators

Knowledge & Experience

  • Significant experience in the delivery of Change within the Finance/ Technology business domain, including in-depth knowledge of the existing processes and solutions in place for modelling across multiple Risk types
  • Expertise in Cloud technology solutions
  • Hands on Python
  • Recognised analysis, design, development and testing capabilities. Skilled in modelling and analysis
  • Strong documentation skills, promoting concise and clear written deliverables
  • Exceptional drive, motivation and commitment and focus in operational excellence
  • Relevant knowledge of the Group's Finance function in multiple locations and systems used by Finance and Risk
  • Detailed understanding of the Finance operating model at Group, business and country levels
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment with proven ability to handle multiple outputs at the same time
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills, with proven experience of communicating effectively and confidently at all levels across the Group in a complex global environment
  • Outstanding relationship management, collaboration and influencing skills

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