Director Risk Analysis

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Scope Risk Solutions is a source of high-quality credit risk solutions to insurance companies, banks, asset managers and credit-sensitive corporates, providing support in measuring credit risk and meeting regulatory requirements. It is the analytical extension of Scope Ratings, the leading European credit rating agency and is an international team based primarily in Frankfurt and London.

We have an opportunity for a Director who will contribute to the execution and timely delivery of client engagements focused on credit risk management.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Manage analytical assignments throughout the whole process chain on time, to budget and full quality
  • Lead client project teams comprising contractors and junior staff for the duration of the assignment and review junior analysts’ output to ensure accuracy and consistency
  • Deliver advanced credit risk management analytical services that are industry best practice and comply with the clients’ regulatory requirements 
  • Coaching of junior analytical staff on all aspects of credit analysis
  • Develop and provide sector-specific credit risk expertise over a number of sectors, notably corporates, project finance, sovereigns & sub-sovereigns
  • Lead and contribute to the development, enhancement and testing of analytical tools and models, such as hybrid internal rating models
  • Support pre-sales work, especially in German-speaking countries
  • Potential for line management of an analytical team

Professional Profile

  • 8+ years of relevant experience in risk analysis gained from a bank, rating agency or professional services firm
  • Masters and professional qualifications in relevant fields
  • Able to fully interpret financial statements
  • Demonstrated subject matter expert in aspects of credit risk management
  • Strong quantitative skills (particularly statistics and econometrics)
  • Robust project management and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office. Other IT skills desirable

Personal Profile

  • Fluent in German & English, both spoken and written. Additional languages an advantage
  • Able to take ownership and responsibility of tasks and projects that involve both independent and teamwork
  • Strong customer service orientation and confident in interacting with clients at all levels
  • Well-developed influencing skills


We look forward to learning more about you from your convincing application. Please apply online using our application tool quoting the reference "20180138". Please note: For non-EU applicants, a valid work and residence permit is a prerequisite for this job position.

What we want to see

  • Signed current CV
  • Criminal record certificate
  • At least 3 letters of reference
  • Copy of your university degrees and certificates

About Scope

Scope Risk Solutions GmbH is a provider of high-quality credit risk solutions, enabling market participants to measure and manage credit risk, providing capabilities to extend their credit workbench, and helping them to meet regulatory requirements such as Solvency II. Scope Risk Solutions’ approach is fully aligned with Scope Ratings, incorporating the same European perspective and quantitative and qualitative consistency.

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