We are currently recruiting for a Senior Credit Risk Rating Analyst to join our team in London, Lombard Street on a permanent basis.
As Senior Credit Risk Rating Analyst, you would be responsible for the validation of risk rating assessments and of rating modelling frameworks that are currently been used by investments to assess the risk rating of each obligor that Canada Life Group (CLG) and the entities of the group is exposed to.
The successful applicant will gain exposure and experience in assessing the risk rating of obligors across the whole range of industries, sector and asset classes including commercial real estate loans. The senior credit risk rating analyst is also responsible in conducting credit and economic research to assess the current and prospective risks and contribute towards the set of credit risk monitoring tools, which enable the Credit and Market Risk team to assess risks and risk manage the portfolio of assets that the CLG and the entities of the group is exposed to. As a centralised function, the team works across the business to provide risk oversight to aggregate credit and market risk exposures of CLG.
The ideal candidate will be able to take individual responsibility for the validation activity, while working proactively with other members of the team to increase the overall knowledge base. A significant part of this role will involve working with other teams within the investment function. The successful candidate requires sound communication, writing and presentation skills as the role will regularly involve interaction with other teams within the investment function and key senior stakeholders to discuss and present risk review papers submitted to sanctioning committees. It will also require close interaction with members of the Lifeco’ s risk function on risk rating related matters. In return for the above, the successful applicant will join a dynamic team with genuine passion for their roles and a strong desire to help the company achieve its goals.
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About Canada Life UK:
Canada Life UK looks after the retirement, investment and protection needs of individuals, families and companies. We help to build better futures.
There can be no greater priority than the commitment and responsibility towards all our customers. At Canada Life we adhere to the same principles as when we were formed in 1847: integrity, consistency and experience.
Our heritage is important to us. Our parent company, Great-West Lifeco, is a financially strong, stable, modern global organisation. The oldest Canadian life assurance company, Great-West Lifeco traces its foundation back to 1847 - that is more than 170 years of helping customers plan for the future.
Since 1903 we have operated in the United Kingdom where we have hundreds of respected and supported staff all geared to doing the right thing for customer