Credit Risk Analyst
Job TypeFull Time
Experience3 years
Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit
Job Purpose

To develop and deliver credit risk models and lending strategies. To provide client consultations as required for our Credit Risk / Decision Sciences engagements, including proof of concept tests, model and product development, portfolio profiling, risk and trend analysis. To closely support the sales team to understand client needs and provide viable solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing and validating credit risk models
  • Designing and implementing lending strategies
  • Serves as an analytical consultant for complex client deliveries/implementation
  • Lead/execute analytical projects from solution development and data integrity evaluation through solution documentation and implementation
  • Collaborate with internal and external clients to determine the appropriate analysis parameters and performance measures to be applied, as well as requirements for decision tool and strategy implementation and monitoring
  • Interprets results of analyses, identifies trends and issues and recommends alternatives to support business objectives
  • Support the development of new analytical and data products and services, and the enhancement of current processes and offerings
  • Identify and secure additional opportunities with clients
  • Closely support sales team
  • Lead business development efforts and support product development, management, and marketing initiatives to fuel revenue growth
  • Work interactively with a team of highly trained and skilled colleagues, based globally, including project managers, statisticians, and analysts
  • Participate in internally and externally sponsored speaking engagements

This position requires a highly motivated, energetic, and positive person with:

  • Statistical modeling / data analysis experience including data manipulation experience (R, Python, SAS or similar tools)
  • Knowledge of SQL is preferred
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • A proven track record for leading project teams, managing complex analytical projects, and setting decision strategies and policies
  • A degree in finance, economics or statistics is preferred
  • Deep knowledge of analytical techniques and decision tools
  • Strong aptitude in credit decisioning, strategy setting, and gathering business requirements
  • Three+ years of business experience, preferably in the financial industry / risk management or in statistical modeling / data analysis
  • The ability to present to all levels of management within Creditinfo and to our clients
  • Depth of experience with large financial Institutions
  • A willingness to travel


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About Creditinfo Kenya Ltd

Creditinfo Kenya is solely owned by Creditinfo International – part of Creditinfo Group. Creditinfo Group operates credit bureaus across the world in Europe, Central Asia, Middle East, Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa. They are also experts in related credit software, credit scoring and credit decisions.

Creditinfo Kenya’s core business is information related to credit, offering services to cover each stage of the customer life cycle. Our services help banks and other credit providers to evaluate prospective customers, monitor performance of existing ones and manage the debts that they may have incurred. We collect data from as many sources as possible, transform it into intelligence and make it available to subscribers. We provide these services in accordance with the relevant legal framework provided by the Central Bank of Kenya.