Job summary

Cape Town, South Africa, Africa
Career Level:
Senior (5+ years of experience)
Bachelor's Degree
Job type:
Full time

Head of Credit Risk (Ref 117)

About this job

UNFORTUNATELY, THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED.  Terrific career opportunity with this well respected and highly successful leader in the Financial Services / Consumer Credit industry. You’ll be joining a team that is driven by innovation; one that embraces change and rewards performance.  

Benefits include: Medical Aid; Pension; S/T and L/T Incentives; Preferential Interest Rates; Shares; Relocation Allowance; Maternity Leave and on-site Gym/ Parking/ Restaurant/Clinic.


In this senior role you'll be managing a team of 25 highly skilled specialists who run  the following portfolios:

Credit Scoring;

Portfolio Management;

Product Pricing;

Bad Debt forecasting and Provisioning and





Bachelor’s Degree or higher  

Strong Team Management Skills

Strong analytical, problem solving and conceptual thinking skills

Knowledge of statistical and mathematical models and methodologies

Strong leadership skills

Successful track record in similar senior post.

>10 years experience in consumer credit environment.

Credit lifecycle understanding.

PC literate with solid analytical skills in SAS/SQL or similar analytical tools.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Analytical and thorough with good attention to detail.

Good planning & organizational skills.

Commercial & economic awareness.

Good numerical skills. 

Job keywords/tags:  Team Management Skills , SAS/SQL ,
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