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Senior Group Data Modeller/Statistician

Location: Cardiff, Cardiff Industry: Finance
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum Contact: Adele Carter
Posted: over 2 years ago Contact Email: cardiffcommercial@meridianbs.co.uk

We are currently recruiting on behalf of our client, for a Senior Group Data Modeller/Statistician based in Cardiff.


The successful candidate would be required to take a role in data modelling and ad-hoc statistical analysis responsibilities. The primary responsibility would be to use statistical modelling techniques to help build various predictive scorecard models, both internally and externally. Other responsibilities will include mentoring a small team, providing ad-hoc analysis, customer visits and support, and presenting conclusions to management.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • To carry out statistical analysis on large volumes of data.
  • To mentor and assist the Data Modelling Team.
  • To present findings to management.
  • To work closely with other departments.
  • To work as part of a larger data analyst team helping out with various projects.

Key Skills:

  • To assist in any project work that involves the statistical analysis of data.
  • Travel overseas (occasional short visits e.g. Mon to Fri) to support branches or customers in various projects.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge/ background/ experience in carry out modelling techniques (e.g. Logistic Regression/Decision Trees etc.). Minimum 2 to 3 years of working experience
  • Computer literate with experience of using statistical software such as SAS or the use of Open Source technology such as 'R'.
  • Experience of using and understanding SQL (essential).
  • Post-graduate education preferable in a relevant subject such as Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Financial Engineering etc.; but not a requirement, should past experience be both extensive and relevant.
  • Knowledge of the Credit Risk Scoring (essential).
  • Analytical minded, problem solving abilities and the ability to work under your own initiative.
  • The ability to perform under pressure and meet agreed deadlines.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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