NEDBANK: Quants Graduate

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Description

Closing Date

5 June 2018

Job Purpose

To contribute to the development and maintenance of best practice models and assessment strategies in line with regulations (where applicable) in order to facilitate world class risk management.

Job Responsibilities

Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in Nedbank Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc.).Research and make recommendations for corporate citizenship initiatives in area of influence. Participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy (e.g. Green Strategy).Seek opportunities to improve business processes; models and systems by identifying and recommending effective ways to operate and adding value to Nedbank. Contribute to the development of differentiated; superior solutions (solution engineering) that meet stakeholder and business requirements through analysis. Ensure product and/or solution design is congruent with the required business specifications through meeting stakeholder requirements timeously. Contribute to the development of differentiated; superior solutions (solution engineering) that meet stakeholder and business requirements through analysis. Ensure product and/or solution design is congruent with the required business specifications through meeting stakeholder requirements timeously. Ensure business needs are met by engaging and assisting business through face to face interaction and attendance at forums and committees .Assist the business to address queries by extracting and analyzing data. Perform ad hoc analysis and complete data requests through monitoring of data as per client specification. Ensure continuity and knowledge base through documenting and recording processes and models. Provide insights enabling growth through analytical research; systems and marketing insights by delivering analytical results and making recommendations to stakeholders. Ensure compliance to policy through data analysis and monitoring. Create efficiencies and streamline processes through analysis. Establish understanding of processes by bridging the gap between operational and analytical concepts through communication. Support the achievement of the business strategy; objectives and values by reviewing Nedbank and Business Unit Plan and ensuring delivered systems; process; services and solutions are aligned. Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managers. Ensure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities by ensuring all learning activities are completed; experience practiced and certifications obtained and/or maintained within specified time frames. Enable skilling and required corrective action to take place by sharing knowledge and industry trends with team and stakeholders during formal and informal interaction Obtain buy-in for developing new and/or enhanced processes (e.g. operational processes) that will improve the functioning of stakeholders’ businesses by highlighting benefits in support of the implementation of recommendations.

Essential Qualifications – NQF Level

  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

Preferred Qualification

Undergraduate degree with majors in mathematics, statistics, actuarial science

Type of Exposure

  • Conducting root cause analysis
  • Analysing situations or data that requires an in depth evaluation of multiple factors
  • Developing ways to minimize risks
  • Influencing stakeholders to obtain buy-in for concepts and ideas
  • Sharing information in different ways to increase stakeholders understanding
  • Executing strategy
  • Working with a group to identify alternative solutions to a problem
  • Interacting with diverse people
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Analysing and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data
  • Interacting with various levels of management
  • Managing multiple projects

Minimum Experience Level

Graduate

Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Business Acumen
  • Industry trends
  • Microsoft Office
  • Principles of project management
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Risk management process and frameworks
  • Business writing skills
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Quantitative Skills

Behavioural Competencies

  • Adaptability
  • Applied Learning
  • Earning Trust
  • Communication
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Driving for results
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills

Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566

 

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