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Model Validation Manager

Model Validation Manager

Posted 20 November 2023 by Harnham - Data & Analytics Recruitment
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This company is a leading international bank who have an established presence in the UK. They are seeking a Model Validation Manager to lead their internal validation team. This role will allow you to work across a range of retail and corporate models to improve and enhance these. This role offers an opportunity to work across a wide range of models in addition to excellent exposure and learning opportunities within the bank.


This position sits within the Internal Validation Team. You would be involved in:

  • Reviewing a wide range of models from across the bank, including IRB, Climate, and Fraud models in addition to scorecards
  • Creating challenger models to improve these and enhance performance
  • Preparing reports for senior members and recommending how these can be optimised
  • Liaising with senior stakeholders and presenting reviews clearly and concisely
  • Managing the wider validation team and leading ad hoc projects


  • Prior experience in statistical modelling, ideally in IRB, IFRS9 or other regulatory risk models
  • Experience in developing regulatory models, either first-line or challenger models
  • Prior experience in the validation of credit risk models is highly desirable
  • Good knowledge and experience in SAS, SQL or Python
  • Strong communication skills and prior experience in reporting and presenting ideas
  • An education to degree level, in a numerate discipline


  • Up to £80,000 base salary
  • Pension contribution scheme
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 27 days holiday
  • Car allowance
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Hybrid work model


Please register your interest by sending your CV to Rosie Walsh through the 'Apply' link

Reference: 51660762

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