Quantitative Analyst

Quantitative Analyst


Quantitative Analyst

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Job Purpose To develop quantitative analytics products and models within a specified framework, and with minimal guidance, to translate business requirements into tangible, creative solutions. To optimise processes, recommend enhancements and inform strategic decisions through statistical modelling and data analysis that address business problems or opportunities. Responsibilities Identify, control and escalate potential risks which may lead to increased costs Manage costs or expenses within approved budget to achieve cost efficiencies Deliver against operational and cost targets Prioritise resource allocation in order to minimise and reduce wastage Build and maintain relationships for the purposes of reciprocally managing expectations, sharing knowledge and diverse insights, and creating buy-in Engage in cross-functional relationships in order to obtain and to provide work support Drive customer service delivery goal achievement in line with predefined standards and in support of operational objectives. Take all necessary actions to ensure compliance with relevant statutory, legislative, policy and governance requirements in area of accountability Maintain expert knowledge on relevant legislative amendments, industry best practices and internal compliance procedures and requirements Ensure compliance is adopted in terms of systems and procedures as laid out Implement and provide input into the development of governance and compliance procedures and processes within area of specialisation and identify risks Ensure optimal usage and protection of business assets Plan and perform regular updates that capture evolving business complexity Challenge current models Address business problem and opportunities through robust underlying analytics Build, test and assist with implementation of models and analytical solutions that improve business outcomes i.e. reduced risk and costs, increased profitability, optimised efficiency and to facilitate strategic decision-making Translate business requirements into tangible solutions or models Understand business value of projects/models/processes Deliver within broad parameters Review junior Quants Analyst processes and models Conduct peer reviews Assist with training, where required Provide guidance and subject matter expertise Identify effective activities to address own development gaps Create own development plan and review plan with team leader or manager Understand which competencies and skills are required to be mastered to ensure personal development and performance Keep abreast of learning opportunities, changing products and trends completion of development activities Develop, encourage and nurture collaborative relationships within the company Participate and contribute to a development culture where information regarding successes, issues, trends and ideas are actively shared Build and sustain collaborative working relationships with relevant peers and stakeholders in order to achieve productivity synergies Participate in specialist communities of practice Qualification and Experience B. Degree Maths, Stats, Engineering, Computer Science, Econometrics, Physics or Actuarial Science. Preferred Qualification Honours Degree Experience Required 2 to 4 years in similar position

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