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Credit Risk Underwriting VP - 90226739
Primary Location:US-Delaware-Wilmington
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:15 Mar 2019 - Ongoing
Credit Risk Underwriting VP
Wilmington, DE
The Credit Risk Underwriting VP provides project specific leadership in optimizing acquisition strategies to drive resilient growth of the Barclays US portfolio. This includes evaluating various data sources to optimize underwriting and line assignment processes. The individual will manage manual underwriting processes, strategy implementation and validation, and partner level performance tracking for both internal and external reporting.

What will you be doing?
•Managing a group of risk professionals who are responsible for digital bank and branded credit card risk management
•Evaluating alternative data for underwriting and line assignment strategies using statistical analysis techniques such as CHAID Decision Trees, optimization procedures, loss forecasting, enhanced process monitoring, data quality analyses, and incorporate score implementations supporting launch 
•Developing and monitoring customized manual underwriting process
•Working with Segment / Strategic Analytics / Decision Science staff to ensure project completion within agreed time frames and end-client satisfaction
•Analyzing, validating, tracking, and monitoring delivered projects

What we’re looking for:
•Bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline (ex. Statistics, Operations Research, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics)
•10+ years of analytical work experience in a financial services company 
•5+ years of experience with analytical software (e.g. SAS), SQL tools (e.g., Oracle), Unix platforms, Knowledge Seeker, and MS Office 
Skills that will help you in the role:
•Masters degree or PhD in a quantitative area
•Strong communication skills & ability to work independently 
•Ability to work with multiple stakeholders
•Project management skills

Where will you be working?
Barclays' Wilmington campus includes two beautiful buildings located along the historic Wilmington Riverfront. A glance out our windows reveal a scenic look at the Christiana River, along with a growing riverfront community of luxury apartments, shops, and restaurants. Additionally, the Wilmington train station is a short walk away making travel from New York and Washington, DC convenient.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details.
Our Values
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.  It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

Our Benefits
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility, then please discuss this with us.

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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