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Assistant Manager - Model Risk & Validation

London, United Kingdom, £49,644 - £55,160 , Permanent

Posted: 6 hours ago


Are you looking to build knowledge and develop within the Risk Division?An exciting opportunity has become available to join the Model Risk and Validation team (formerly RMAT) in Risk. The role will give you responsibility for independent model review and validation primarily for Credit Risk models across the Commercial Division, but with some flexibility to work across the other MRAV teams. The scope of models is wide and can cover Lending, Regulatory models (CRDiv), Impairment (IFRS9), Pricing and Stress Testing.The role provides a superb opportunity to develop areas of knowledge relating to the Group's modelling capability and build a strong network of contacts.

Who is Lloyds Banking Group (LBG)?

We're the UK's largest Digital, Retail and Commercial Bank with a focus on Helping Britain Prosper. We're innovating products that help transform customer journeys - making millions of people's lives simpler and better, all over the country, every single day. There's never been a better time to be part of change - help us reinvent the boundaries of banking, and we'll invest in your continued development, so you can craft your future career. We're committed to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce, reflective of the customers and communities we serve - where all our colleagues can be themselves and succeed on merit

About Model Risk and Validation (MRAV) team at Lloyds

Join us in Commercial MRAV, where we're responsible for ensuring that all Commercial models remain continually fit for purpose and compliant with internal governance and external regulations. This role provides the opportunity to gain detailed and wide-ranging experience in all the models used in the CB credit risk function from Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SME) to Global Corporates. The models used include Basel (Capital), IFRS 9 (impairment), pricing/profitability, stress testing and forecasting

About the role

You'll provide technical support to MRAV portfolio leads to ensure credit risk models are fit for purpose via

  • Independent reviews of new models, model changes and annual validation
  • Issue escalation and raising and closing of actions where appropriate
  • You'll also gain and an awareness of model plans/strategies/roadmaps, including infrastructure and end-to-end processes
  • We'll support you to seek out, propose, and play an active role in implementing new insights and processes
  • You'll contribute to the revision, improvement and embedding of the model governance framework, including best practice and standards, both internal and external to MRAV

As well as upward progression, future career options that can become available include:

  • Further model review experience in MRAV such as Retail, market risk, etc.
  • Credit risk management in the business (due to the close interaction with the business required)
  • Model development
  • Other central functions such as capital management, strategy & planning, or stress testing

Key Skills Required


  • Degree in Mathematics, Statistics or related discipline that contains a significant proportion of content covering statistical theory and/or analysis.
  • Broad awareness of the techniques and applications of Risk Models


  • Ability to communicate on complex issues, verbally and in writing.
  • An ability to understand new concepts or environments quickly.
  • Lateral problem solver - an ability to consider options beyond those presented.

Together we make it possible

In return, you'll learn new skills, technologies, and approaches to software development. As a multi-brand, multi-channel business, we have the scale and reach to give you a diverse range of opportunities to learn, grow and develop and to help you achieve a rewarding and fulfilling career!

You'll also receive a benefits package which includes:

  • A performance related award
  • Generous pension contribution
  • 28 days leave plus bank holidays
  • A flexible cash pot (4% of base salary) to spend on benefits

We're committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Join us and be part of an inclusive, values-based culture focused on making a difference.

So, if joining us at a critical and exciting time for our Cloud transformation appeals and this role sounds like it could be for you, click apply below!

We'll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Job Details

Full Time
London, United Kingdom
£49,644 - £55,160