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Senior Credit Data Scientist at NMB Bank December, 2022 Job Description
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Job Location :
Head Office
Job Purpose:
  • To provide competent and reliable support on credit related projects including system development / implementation / enhancements and automation, new credit product designing, CRB services, Credit Scoring Tools, IFRS9 assessment, maintenance of credit risk related models, validation and reporting, etc.
  • To deliver a professional service, this includes conducting advanced analytics with regards to NMB’s loan portfolio performance trends and the overall banking industry as a whole in an effort of mitigate credit risks and thereafter make recommendations for management decisions.
  • To prepare and ensure availability of analytical reports to all internal and external partners that involved in credit matters and handling various credit related queries.
Main Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for applying advanced analytical skills and machine learning experience to develop, review, validate and maintain credit risk related models and dashboards for the bank.
  • Provide proper support and supervision of the IFRS 9 solutions particularly on reports preparation, process review, system enhancement and validation.
  • Responsible for identifying hotspots, modelling and providing analytical updates on internal and external factors that influence NMB’s portfolio performance and banking industry as a whole in an effort of mitigating credit risk exposure.
  • Responsible for managing CRB services within NMB Bank with regards to monthly data submission, data quality improvement, system enhancements, trainings and handling disputes/queries concerning CRB process on ensuring full compliance in accordance with BOT regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and maintain detailed processes and other requirements related to credit risk models.
  • Responsible for providing full support by sharing all the required credit reports/information and handling various credit related queries to the internal and external partners including BOT, auditors and other institutions.
Knowledge and Skills:
  • A comprehensive knowledge of credit risk models.
  • Understanding of Programming languages e.g. Java, C, SQL, Python, R, etc.
  • Business Intelligence & Data analytics.
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning Techniques.
  • Strong mathematical & numeracy skills.
  • Understanding of the reports & data visualizations tools.
  • Critical thinking, excellent analytical and creative.
  • Communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Self-directed work and problem-solving centric attitude.
  • Ability to independently research and develop innovative analytics.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Mathematics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, or related fields.
  • At least 3 years’ experience preferably in; –
    -Programing languages including SQL, Python, Scala and Perl; and R.
    -SQL and NoSQL databases.
    -Data mining and manipulation, machine learning algorithms and applications.
  • Experience in Credit risk modelling within the Banking industry is an added advantage.

    NMB Bank Plc is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

Job closing date : 17-Jan-2023


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