Senior Manager Credit Risk Modelling

Netherlands, Utrecht
Experienced Professionals
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Would you like to manage end-to-end projects? Further develop credit risk expertise as part of the Zanders Leadership team? Then join us as a Senior Manager Credit Risk Modelling!

We believe that our business’ growth can only be sustainable when our people love the work they do and when it’s well-balanced with their personal lives. Does this vision match your ambitions? 


Your role

As a Zanders Senior Manager Credit Risk Modelling, you will join our ‘Financial Institutions’ team, which consists of 65 highly qualified financial risk management consultants with a quantitative background. The ambitious, entrepreneurial and collaborative team is passionate about building, testing, developing and validating risk models.

In the role of Senior Manager Credit Risk, you will be responsible for a variety of credit risk projects for a broad spectrum of banks, solving highly complex challenges and establishing workable models that banks can bring into practice. As part of the Zanders leadership team, you will manage eager consultants, end-to-end client relations and develop new business.

You are contributing to the continued growth of our credit risk practice. Whether you want to develop new markets, products, clients or expertise areas, there is ample room for your initiatives and ambitions.


This role will bring you a variety of tasks and responsibilities:

  • Advising clients on their credit risk challenges from a strategic perspective and developing hands-on solutions.
  • Managing large scale credit risk projects. Taking a leading role in decision-making and coaching of junior team members.
  • Generating new business and project opportunities, both locally and internationally, pro-active account management and expand the credit risk portfolio.
  • Participating in activities such as presentations, RFP’s, events and networking.
  • Pro-actively researching market and product developments.
  • Participating and hosting internal and external knowledge delegation sessions, such as round-tables, guest lecture events and internal talent trainings.


Skills to be successful

Key assets to be successful are a deep understanding of Credit Risk management, an excellent network with banks in the Netherlands, an entrepreneurial mindset as well as strong leadership skills.

  • Master’s degree in Econometrics or a similar quantitative study.
  • 10 years of experience in the Credit Risk area within financial institutions or consultancy firms.
  • A proven track record in the field of quantitative credit risk management.
  • Knowledge of and experience with A-IRB models and statistical knowledge of large data sets.
  • Strong interest in building and maintaining client relationships.
  • Interested in regulations and experience with TRIM missions, IMIs, OSIs, etc.
  • Knowledge of Excel and programming tools like Python, MATLAB, SAS, R.
  • Ambitious, entrepreneurial, innovative, strategic thinker.
  • Flexible to travel.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch.


We offer in return

At Zanders you will of course enjoy attractive conditions of employment: a good salary, a nice number of holidays, mobility budget and a Zanders bonus scheme. But there is more to look forward to. Will you be working at Zanders? Then we will offer you:

  • A good balance between work and free time in combination with a healthy work from home ethics and wellness policy.
  • A brand new office is located next to the Central Station Utrecht and is easily accessible by public transport.
  • Opportunity to join the leadership team and grow our Credit Risk business
  • Be involved in challenging assignments and have responsibilities within a varied project and client portfolio with plentiful opportunities for personal development.
  • Opportunity to advise and work with a variety of well-recognized (global) financial institutions.
  • Manage and coach a lively and entrepreneurial team, an organization that encourages, motivates and focuses on its people.
  • And on top of it, enthusiastic and helpful colleagues, good coffee, an annual Zanders trip to a (surprise) location in Europe and other social activities.


Who we are

We are a leading international consultancy firm focused on treasury management, risk management and corporate finance. From our offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Sweden, United States, South Africa, Germany and Japan, our 220+ consultants service corporates, financial institutions, public sector entities and NGO’s. We have a strong ambition to further expand our business.

With the recent investment of our strategic partner, MML Capital, Zanders aims to expand its capabilities and teams in existing international markets and enter new markets and segments. We are therefore looking for candidates like you to join that growth.

We believe that developing our people by investing in them and by sharing knowledge and experiences sets us apart from the crowd and is the key to our success. That is why we create an inspiring work environment and foster our open, family atmosphere in which freedom, fun and flexibility play an important role. It is also why we aim to make our next project even more exciting and challenging!

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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