Manager, Data Science and Risk Analytics
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We are Zip, a rapidly expanding global fintech headquartered out of Sydney, Australia with a growing presence focused in the US and UK markets.
We're here to simplify how the world pays for what they need by connecting merchants with consumers and offering them fair and seamless payment solutions, everywhere. We’re also the brains behind Pocketbook, which helps almost a million Aussies take control of their money and improve their financial wellbeing.
Our values are at the heart of everything we do. They form our Mamba mentality - how we’re better than yesterday, and are used to create game-changing experiences for our customers and our people.
Central to our goal is our Analytics and Data Science function, who build the models that underpin our products, provide the insights that shape our plans, and run the experiments that move our business forward.
About the role
As a Manager in our Data Science and Risk Analytics team, you will own the development and execution of credit risk management strategies for the consumer portfolios.
As we continue to grow our consumer lending business we are looking for an analytics guru to help us continue to enhance our risk management strategy and framework, and own risk analytics and reporting to support growth of the consumer portfolios.
This role will see you managing the Consumer Portfolio Risk team and team deliverables as well as driving the CLI campaigns for ZipPay portfolio.
Other key aspects of the role include ongoing review and improvement of CLI strategy for ZipPay and ZipMoney, risk forecasting model for consumer portfolios, arrears performance, and sharing actionable insights.
You will support the Senior Manager and Risk Executive with insights and analytics as and when needed.
Over time there will be opportunities to implement automated collection treatments where possible.
This is a vital role in our mission to be the first payment choice everywhere and every day.
To help us level up, you’ll bring:
- 10+ years’ experience in financial services industry
- 7+ years’ experience in Credit Risk analytics and modelling
- 3+ years’ experience of leading a Credit Risk analytics and modelling team.
- Sound knowledge of unsecured lending productsExperience of managing small teams.
- Advanced SQL Server skills for performing complex queries and data manipulation.
- Experience of developing credit risk models.
- Experience of ML modelling in Python or R.
- Our values in your DNA: Customer First, Own It, Stronger Together and Change the Game
We’re looking for someone who always finds new boundaries to cross - a future Zipster who will obsess over excellence and make constant improvements for our customers. We’ve removed the red tape here to get things done quickly, so if you see a problem, own the solution. You've gotta hustle at Zip!
If you only meet some of the requirements for this role, that's okay. We value a diverse range of backgrounds and ideas and believe this is fundamental for our future success. So, if you have the curiosity to learn and the willingness to teach what you know, we'd love to hear from you.
We pride ourselves on creating an inclusive workplace that provides equal opportunities to all persons regardless of their age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or anything else.
Benefits @ Zip
- Flexible working culture
- Share incentive programs
- Generous paid parental leave
- Birthday and wellness leave
- Epic offices with a casual dress code
- Fun team with high-growth hustle
- Free breakfast and weekly lunches
- Heaps of social events
Join us on our mission to be the first payment choice, everywhere and every day.
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