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Head of Strategy, Credit Risk

Kendal, Cumbria, United Kingdom, Permanent

Posted: 22 hours ago


Explore our passion for discovery Global companies and governmental entities rely on us to solve their most complex data challenges. Our employees collaborate to reduce risks and create opportunities for customers in more than 100 countries. We're adaptable, curious and ambitious. That's why here, you'll have the freedom to drive change, the trust to find your own path, and the space to explore more. Head of Strategy, Credit Risk - LexisNexis Risk Solutions - London or Wales Summary: The Head of Strategy, Credit Risk will maximise our potential in the Credit Risk market in UK & Ireland, delivering market leading global and local solutions, tailored to the regional market. The role will take actions to identify and resolve strategic gaps through build, buy or partner decisions, balancing achievement of short and long-term profitable business growth goals. A strong understanding of current market challenges in the Credit Risk space is essential. The role will also routinely collaborate with the Product Team and assist Sales & Marketing teams to achieve commercial success via understanding the competitive landscape, ensuring profitable sales for existing products and development of partnerships. Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall leadership for market definition, market research and market subject matter expertise. Manage coordination into business unit and global portfolio business planning cycle. Review the activities within the market area for strengths and weaknesses and take corrective action when necessary.
  • Define market problems, provide insight into market dynamics, value estimate for proposed market problems and use win/loss data and competitive intelligence to review and monitor business performance in the market.
  • Develop internal business cases to secure funding to underpin organic business growth through enhancement of existing and development of new, product and data capabilities. Support acquisition and partnership processes, including research, due diligence and partnership agreements. Develop, prove or disprove hypotheses around the technology and data introduced by partners and acquired businesses.
  • Be responsible for development of new pricing models and approvals of pricing exception decisions for existing pricing models.
  • Support relationships and proactively represent LNRS with key accounts, industry and trade associations, government representatives, public service organisations, customers and suppliers as necessary in the overall management of the market area.
  • Productively influence Global business strategy for Credit Risk, collaborating with other regional experts as part of a world class team.

Experience / Skills:

  • Expertise in collaborating and partnering as part of a diverse and multi-functional team
  • Demonstrable domain expertise in the UK & Ireland Credit Risk market with awareness of global industry & regulatory dynamics
  • Management experience in strategic planning & delivery ideally in a matrixed business
  • Experience of integration of acquired businesses, either from the point of view or the acquirer or the acquired
  • Well-developed business acumen and with a track record of delivering commercial success
  • Excellent communication & influencing skills, able to manage stakeholders at all levels within enterprise and working across customer & supplier boundaries
  • Passionately curious, capable of using quantitative and qualitative analysis to develop and research hypotheses, to improve outcomes for customers and employees
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Able to speak publicly and passionately about areas of expertise

Security/Training Responsibilities:

  • To comply with the Company's information security and data protection policies and the Company's Integrated Management System (IMS) at all times
  • To follow all instructions as laid out within the IMS and local instructions offered by management
  • To study and be aware of relevant controls and instructions as highlighted within the IMS
  • To agree to utilise and manage all assets as stipulated
  • To report security and data protection events, incidents, or concerns via the standard reporting procedures as set out in the IMS
  • To partake in on-going security and data protection competence tests as required
  • To maintain at all times the confidentiality of all the company's privileged data and secrets, and not to divulge the same

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Compliance

  • To comply with the Company's FCA policies and processes
  • Attend FCA training provided by the Company, to gain awareness and understanding of the FCA principles of business at
  • Perform day-to-day activities in accordance with the requirements and spirit of the FCA principles of business

Job Details

Full Time
Kendal, Cumbria, United Kingdom