Credit Risk Models Validator (IFRS9 - PD - LGD - EAD)

Location: Luxembourg District, Luxembourg
Salary: €80000 - €90000 per annum + competitive
Sectors: Banking IT
Job Type: Permanent
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Credit Risks Models Validator

Our client, an international bank, is currently looking for a senior quantitative credit risks models validator to join their team in Luxembourg. This person will be working within an experimented team. He/she will be in charge of all the tasks relative to the development and implementation of credit risks models validation process.


  • Participating to the implementation and maintenance of quantitative models validation process of credit risks (PD, LGD, EAD);
  • Providing analytic guidance and carry out scenario analysis;
  • Interpreting test results in the context of model applicability;
  • Producing and reviewing of backtestings;
  • Assuring the annual reporting related to the models;
  • Following the guidelines (BASEL III, IFRS9, TRIM, ECB) to ensure that models are compliant with the with the regulatory requirements;
  • Maintaining and proposing recommendations to improve models performance in order to be in line with applicable regulations and up-to-date.

Education & Background:

  • Master in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance or equivalent;
  • At least 7 years of experience in risk modelling and credit risk management within the banking sector;
  • Strong knowledge of financial instruments and, in general, of banking products;
  • Quantitative and statistical techniques implemented in the modelling and valuation of Credit risks;
  • Excellent knowledge of Basel III and IFRS9 frameworks and TRIM regulatory environment;
  • MS Office and SAS, Python & Matlab tools;
  • Fluent in English. Another European language will be an asset;
  • Details oriented and autonomous;
  • Excellent analytic, reporting, interpersonal and communication skills.

The offer:

  • The opportunity to work within a multicultural environment;
  • The possibility to improve your existing skills and develop your expertise;
  • Salary and package (including relocation) linked with your background and performance.

Successful applicants will be contacted within two weeks and we guarantee the confidentiality of your application.

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