Director Credit Risk

England, London
Experienced Professionals
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Lead the evolution of Zanders’ Credit Risk Management services as the Director Credit Risk. Manage a dynamic team of consultants, driving innovative solutions for financial institutions. We prioritize work-life balance, valuing passion and expertise. Join our UK team, collaborating internationally with Zanders' global specialists. Your role involves overseeing projects, sales, and account management. As a strategic leader, you'll guide your team in solving complex challenges and developing practical models for clients. Be a trusted advisor, fostering both client and team growth. Join us in the pursuit of excellence in Credit Risk Management.

Your role

As a Zanders Director Credit Risk you will join our management team that manages the ‘Financial Institutions’ team in the UK. Your team will jointly work on innovation with the credit risk specialist of the Zanders global teams, an international group of 100+ highly qualified Financial Risk Management Consultants with a quantitative background.

Skills to be successful

To thrive in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Master degree in relevant field
  • A strong interest in developing, designing and performing the quantification and management of credit risk
  • At least 12 years of experience in model development and model validation in the credit risk area within financial institutions or consultancy
  • Experience in managing and coaching a team of ambitious people
  • Experience in working with the CRO or the head of risk management and comparable decision takers
  • A network of credit risk management specialists at financial institutions in the UK
  • Knowledge of and experience with A-IRB models
  • Interest in regulations and experience with inspections and discussions with regulators.
  • Knowledge of programming is a pre
  • Ambitious, entrepreneurial, innovative, strategic thinker
  • Fluent in English

We offer in return

At our organization, we value work-life balance and promote a healthy work-from-home ethic and wellness policy. In addition, we offer:

  • Opportunity to join the Zanders UK management team and grow the credit risk team as well as our credit risk business
  • Be involved in challenging assignments and take responsibility within a varied project and client portfolio with plentiful opportunity for personal development
  • Opportunity to advise and work with a variety of well-recognized (global) financial institutions
  • Be involved in innovation, internal research and development initiatives with the global Zanders Credit Risk team
  • Host networking and marketing events
  • An entrepreneurial culture that values and encourages new ideas and suggestions
  • Supportive and collaborative colleagues who strive to provide world-class service to our clients

Who we are

About the Financial Institutions department

Join our international team of over 100 highly qualified Financial Risk Management Consultants with a strong quantitative background (95%). In our team, freedom, responsibility, innovation, fun, teamwork, and flexibility are highly valued.

We are self-starters, experts, and boundary-pushers who are passionate about developing, testing, and validating risk models. We constantly seek innovative solutions that add value for our clients. To foster the growth of our business in the UK, we aim to welcome dynamic, intelligent team players like yourself to our team.

About Zanders:

Zanders has grown strongly to become the leading global independent treasury and risk consulting firm with more than 330 employees across ten offices in Europe, Middle-East, US and Asia. Our global team has the skills and experience to address the most complex financial challenges. With a specialized focus on treasury and risk, we have extensive experience in supporting multinational corporations, financial institutions, public sector entities and NGOs. We have ambitious plans for future growth and expansion.

With the recent investment from our strategic partner, MML Capital and the recent acquisition of Fintegral, we aim to strengthen our capabilities and teams in existing international markets while exploring new markets and segments. We invite candidates like you to join us on this exciting growth journey.

At Zanders, we believe in investing in our people, sharing knowledge, and creating an inspiring work environment. Our open and collaborative atmosphere fosters freedom, fun, and cooperation – all essential elements of our success. We strive to make each project more exciting and challenging than the last.

By applying for a role at Zanders, you give us approval to use and retain your personal details. Taking into account the nature of Zanders enterprise, you are expected to behave to a high moral standard. A Pre-Employment Screening (PES) by a third party is part of the application process.

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