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Quantitative Analyst

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Job Title: Quantitative Analyst
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Location: Gauteng
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Salary: 600000.00
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REF: JN -012017-7444
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Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

One of the major players in the financial sector is looking for a Quantitative Analyst to join their ranks.

Role Purpose:     

Retrieve and manipulate quantitative data into an understandable format. Conduct extensive data mining and analysis to influence creative business solutions.  Analyse and optimise processes, inform strategic decisions, monitoring implementation of business decisions, recommends enhancements through statistical modelling and data analysis.

Responsibilities:        

-Increase operational efficiency and suggest solutions to enhance cost effectiveness.

-Cultivate and manage objective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including end-users, project managers and senior staff members.

-Ensure stakeholder satisfaction by delivering a service that is consistent, seamless and error free.

-Maintain awareness of relevant legislation and industry best practices to provide proactive advice and solutions to relevant stakeholders.

-Retrieve and manipulate quantitative data into understandable format through extensive data mining and analysis to influence creative business solutions and provide reporting.

-Responsible for model building and interpreting models in order to minimise risk and / or maximise revenue.

-Monthly monitoring of performance of scorecards and models.

-Research into best practices regarding the development,

-Maintenance and use of statistical and behavioural scorecards.

-Manage personal development to increase own skills and competencies.

-Knowledge sharing within team and externally.   

 

Additional Requirements:     

Preference will be given to Senior candidates with Quantitative Analyst experience It is inherent to the role that the incumbent is honest in dealing with cash and financial transactions. As such, it is a pre-requisite for candidates to undergo consumer credit record checks to enable the Employer to ascertain whether the candidate’s credit record is acceptable.   

Qualifications and Experience:     

-BSc Maths, Statistics, Actuarial Science or Engineering.

-Honours preferable.

-1 to 3 Years related experience.  

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