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Great Opportunity For South African Data Scientists! FNB Is Looking For A Data Scientist

Great Opportunity For South African Data Scientists! FNB Is Looking For A Data Scientist


Develop and apply analytical algorithms and methods to construct, test, and implement robust mathematical models addressing business problems, opportunities, and improving outcomes such as risk reduction, cost savings, and increased profitability.


Great Opportunity For South African Data Scientists! FNB Is Looking For A Data Scientist

Purpose

To plan, build, optimise and implement innovative quantitative analytical methodologies, procedures, products and advanced mathematical models that provide analytical support and interpret insights, to address business opportunities and problems and implement business strategy, with minimal guidance.

Are you someone who can:

  • Ensure compliance with statutory, legislative, policy, and governance requirements within your area of responsibility.
  • Innovate solutions tailored to specific situations, focusing on flexible delivery and customized credit solutions to enhance efficiency.
  • Develop and apply analytical algorithms and methods to construct, test, and implement robust mathematical models addressing business problems, opportunities, and improving outcomes such as risk reduction, cost savings, and increased profitability.
  • Maintain ownership of developed models through regular monitoring and updates to ensure ongoing relevance.
  • Perform regular updates on credit models, addressing evolving business complexities and ensuring accuracy of outputs.
  • Validate, interpret, and present reports and presentations on data analytics for management and relevant stakeholders.
  • Review and support junior Quantitative Analysts in their processes and model development.
  • Adhere strictly to model building policies, standards, frameworks, and governance processes.
  • Ensure ethical usage of information, complying with privacy and sensitivity restrictions.
  • Implement and enforce privacy business requirements, legislation, and policies, reporting any Information Privacy Incidents and ensuring appropriate resolution.
  • Provide input into the creation of delivery plans, collaborating with business stakeholders to define metrics tracking performance and understanding information requirements for strategy delivery.
  • Assist in analyzing available data to identify untapped commercialization opportunities addressing business needs and revenue options.
  • Aid in the production of analytics within approved architectures, translating technical data into practical business information.
  • Analyze information requirements, data availability, and quality to provide management with resolution options.
  • Contribute to the development of core analytical capabilities using advanced statistical techniques, collaborate across departments to ensure proper data utilization, understand business operations, determine relevant business questions, source and prepare data for analysis, translate business requirements into tangible models, and document relevant processes to maintain high information quality and reliability across the business.

You will be an ideal candidate if you:

  • Minimum Qualification – B.Sc / B.Com Maths, Stats, Economics, Actualrial Sciences, Quantitative Risk Management or equavalent
  • Experience – Minimim 5 years experience in relevant industry and in an analytical type of role

You will have access to:

  • Opportunities to network and collaborate.
  • Challenging Working
  • Opportunities to innovate.

DEADLINE: 05 April 2024

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