associate director in Melbourne

darren ruane, randstad
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Associate Director – Credit Risk

What's in it for you?

This is an exciting new role that let’s you be a key part in enhancing the development, implementation and use of our clients model. You will be working with a talented and motivated team to execute and exciting product within a reputable financial services business. Model and Analytics play a significant role in objective decision making on a rang of business decisions within my client. They recognise the importance role mole plays in organisational decision making and applies to leading edge model risk management to manage the portfolio of models and analytics. This is a newly created role as well as good pay and a great culture, joining our client means you’ll get lots of perks

Our Client:

Our client is a reputable financial services business.

Position Overview:

This is an exciting new role where you will play a key role in supporting model risk by reviewing and enhancing the development, implementation and use of our client’s medium material models. You are somebody who has strong experience within risk modelling and validation within a financial services environment, high attention to detail and a team-first approach. You will be reporting to the Manager, Model Review.

Job Requirements:

  • Identification of business improvements in relation to models
  • Validation of medium materials models used in the Bank. This include stakeholder model owner engagement, writing of a validation report, assigning a validation rating of models and negotiating remedial actions following a validation
  • Review and devlop risk settings relative to risk appetite, regulatory requirements and emerging risks to the Home Lending Portfolio
  • Opportunity to provide model risk advisory role to the business and add value through your independent review and challenge of existing models

Experience and Qualifications needed

With a background in credit risk management, you have experience with industry best practice tools and techniques/statistical portfolio management. Known for having an enquiring mind, you aren’t shy about asking questions when there is ambiguity and pride yourself on your continuous improvement mindset.

In addition, you will have:

  • Degree qualified within maths/statistics
  • Strong numeracy / analytical skill, with tertiary qualifications within mathematics / statistics / finance / risk related disciplines
  • Advanced excel skills, whilst experience/knowledge of python, R, SAS or similar coding packages is advantageous
  • Ability to apply mathematical models for the assessment of risks, Knowledge of specific modelling fields advantageous
  • Ability to apply knowledge of business and regulatory drivers when developing models and analysing findings
  • Demonstrated team and relationship building skills
  • A strong commercial acumen and with good communication skills

What’s On Offer

With a generous remuneration package you will have education and volunteer leave to learning benefits and banking discounts

To apply online please click the 'Apply' button below or send to Darren Ruane at

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Credit Risk, analytics



educational requirements

Master's Degree