Models & Analytics Manager

Enterprise Group Risk

Nationwide, England, GB

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Employer reference: REF907D

The Opportunity

Shawbrook is a specialist bank driven by a purpose to power up ingenuity to create opportunity, every single day.             

We offer a diverse range of savings and loan products. From personal and business savings accounts and loans for wedding and new cars, to complex financial credit facilities for businesses requiring significant investment and mortgages for landlords with multiple properties – no two customers are ever the same.     

We give our customers the best-of-both worlds; uniquely combining strong digital capabilities with human expertise and ingenuity to deliver the best outcomes. We rise to the challenge of a complex case or unconventional circumstances, and we love to make things happen. By being creative, practical, and personal, we know we can always find the right solution for our customers.

If you’re willing to roll up your sleeves, contribute new ideas and believe anything is possible, you’re our kind of person

Work with us because you:

  • Want to be part of a bank built for the dynamics of the modern world
  • Relish a challenge and enjoy a fast-paced, innovative and hardworking culture
  • Enjoy finding new and better ways to solve complexity and make things happen
  • Want to belong to a diverse culture that stands shoulder to shoulder with minority and underrepresented groups
  • Care about society and the environment and want to be part of a business that cares too
  • Want to continue to grow professionally and be the best version of yourself

The Role & Responsibilities

The Models & Analytics Manager will be helping to shape the Enterprise teams management and oversight of risk. The role will involve supporting the embedding of ss1/23 with non-financial models, validation of models developed within the team as well as providing insight to support management of risk within the business.  

Key Role Responsibilities

  • Support the Models & Analytics team in undertaking deep dives, thematic reviews and projects as required  
  • Support the monthly IFRS9 impairment process by providing input files and analysing output files used in the calculation of PD, LGD, EAD and ECL
  • Validation of IFRS9 models and credit decision scorecards developed within the wider team  
  • Manage roll out of model risk requirements to non-financial models within Enterprise and providing oversight of these to relevant committees 
  • Produce and analyse monthly reporting consolidating SME and Real Estate performance to drive oversight and insight
  • Produce and manage macroeconomic reporting to provide insight to senior stakeholders on how changes impact the portfolios and support proactive actions
  • Embed processes and controls to improve quality of credit data and critical processes within the team; work with stakeholders to better utilise new and any existing fintech initiatives
  • Deputise for Head of Risk Models & Analytics at committees as required 

The Person

Skills & Experience


  • Solid understanding of tools and infrastructure at the forefront of reporting and analytics
  • Experience delivering analytics with Power BI, Ultrix or Tableau
  • Experience of working with credit decision models and working with third-party data vendors
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL server, SAS
  • Excellent excel skills
  • Knowledge of IFRS9, PD, LGD models
  • Experience in model development and/or validation
  • Skilled with visual design / data presentation
  • Experian with SME or Mortgage products


  • Analytical thinker who can use initiative to problem solve and make recommendations
  • Customer focused approach to delivering solutions
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Adaptable and flexibility
  • Professional, well presented with high work standards
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to convey technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Enthusiastic “can do” attitude
  • Able to establish effective working relationships at all levels


Your Wellbeing - We take your health and well-being very seriously by providing a range of benefits to give you and your family peace of mind. These include:

  • Market leading family friendly policies such as access to our Maternity, Adoption and Paternity policies from Day 1 of your employment
  • Free access to Headspace, a mindfulness & meditation digital health app
  • Free access to Peppy digital health app that offers personalised support through fertility treatment becoming a parent or menopause
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) - Offering you support on a wide range of subjects including financial concerns, mental wellbeing and more general queries around family, work, housing, and health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounts on gym membership
  • Contributory pension scheme & death in service

Your Lifestyle - It’s important you strike the right balance between your work and personal life. We provide benefits to support you when at work and when you’re enjoying your leisure time.

  • Minimum of 27 days holiday per year
  • Option to buy or sell holiday days through our flexi-holiday scheme
  • Discounts on gym membership nationwide
  • Access to discounts on a range of high street and online brands
  • Community support and charitable giving

Your Contribution - We’re focused on rewarding those that go the extra mile in helping us achieve our goals.

  • Participation in our annual discretionary bonus scheme designed to reward your contribution to our success
  • Proudly Shawbrook recognition scheme focused on recognising our role models and thanking our colleagues for a job well done

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