Statistical Modelling & Strategy Specialist

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Statistical Modelling & Strategy Specialist Contractor
£428.00 per day Umbrella
3 Month Contract

Our client within the telecommunications space is currently recruiting for a Statistical Modelling & Strategy Specialist to join their team in London.

Within this position you would:

  • Support the implementation of Acquisition Credit Risk & Fraud strategy and policies by working with other areas across the BT Group and external suppliers
  • Support the implementation of Acquisition Credit Risk & Fraud strategy and policies by working with other areas across the BT Group and external suppliers
  • Design and build the Acquisition and In Life customer scorecards and associated segmentation
  • Enhance and maintain Acquisition and In Life strategies through continuous re-training and refinement of in-house statistical models
  • Define and produce analytics and KPIs to monitor the efficacy of the Acquisition & In Life strategy models
  • Act as a subject matter expert in the field of Acquisition & In Life Credit Risk and Statistical Modelling and scorecard building for FCA-regulated product
  • Create virtual teams across the wider business as and when required to resolve priority cross-functional issues
  • Establish and maintain key relationships across BT Group including Senior Management Team and external suppliers to support the Credit Risk function
  • Provide detailed analysis and insight of Acquisition & In Life risk performance to identify trends and opportunities to drive improvements in core KPIs
  • Quantify the impact of initiatives and monitor progress against agreed plan to deliver company level targets
  • Produce consistent insight and deliver cohesive and coherent message on Credit Risk issues to Senior Stakeholders
  • Support the roll out of policies and processes within the Operation
  • To maintain personal and professional development in the Credit risk area

Experience needed:

  • Proven track record of building a wide range of statistical models & scorecards to manage credit risk assessments at application and behavioural levels
  • Experienced, flexible and driven Specialist with a proven background in delivering and optimising risk strategies through statistical analysis
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail and an ability to robustly interrogate large volumes of data
  • Experience of working in a high-volume Consumer and/or SME Credit Risk environment, either in an Acquisition and/or In Life capacity
  • Experience of high-volume consumer and/or SME Credit Risk Acquisition systems and/or In Life decision engines
  • Strong communications skills with evidence of influencing stakeholders and proposing robust strategy recommendations
  • Understanding of FCA requirements, processes, tenets and CONC5
  • Ability to transition agilely from one project to the next with no loss of productivity and focus
  • Excellent track record of building and testing credit strategies and decision trees

  • Highly proficient in SAS, Statistical Modelling software, MS Office applications
  • Degree level or equivalent experience in a financial, statistical or mathematical specialism

If you are interested, please do not hesitate to reach out, either apply direct or reach out at

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