Accion's Global Advisory Solutions (GLAS) team is looking for a Director, Risk and Credit Analytics to develop and disseminate world-class risk management tools, such as credit scoring and analytics capabilities, to be implemented by FSPs and provide guidance and support with respect to the best risk management practices. S/he will be an integral part of Accion’s Global Advisory Solutions team and responsible for providing technical assistance to FSPs in the following areas:
Efficiency & productivity: design and implement performance monitoring tools, build capacity in portfolio quality analysis to drive growth and design and implement scorecards for automation of key credit processes
Stability & growth: credit product design and policies (risk acceptance criteria) and help institutions access and improve their overall risk management frameworks
Business transition: risk impact due to changes in key business processes
Technology integration: validating third-party risk and scoring tools, upgrading and adjusting risk assessment tools for new technology platforms and helping FSPs understand risk associated with deploying and adopting new technology
The Director, Risk and Credit Analytics will play an important role in engaging with senior levels at financial institutions and donors; will have global responsibilities,very good knowledge of the current and emerging trends in Digital Lending, innovative technologies & solutions, major eco-system participants etc. Among this, the Director should have strong understanding of and / or experience in working with alternate data-based risks models.
Due to the global nature of this position, the Director, Risk and Credit Analytics could be based in one of the following emerging markets: Latin America, Africa or Southeast Asia.
Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of — or poorly served by — the financial sector. For nearly 60 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through our work with more than 160 partners in 55 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.
About Global Advisory Solutions (GLAS):
Accion Global Advisory Solutions partners with financial service providers around the globe to better meet the financial needs of undeserved individuals and small businesses. Leveraging innovations in technology and financial services, we provide strategic operational support to our partners to help them remain the providers of choice in their dynamic markets.
Working as part of a global, cross-functional team, the Risk and Credit Analytics Director will represent Accion as an advisor to our clients, build client relationships and support a variety of risk and credit analytics activities and strategies for our clients.
For the FSPs with whom we establish TA agreements, the Risk and Credit Analytics Director will provide the following support:
As member of the team of Global advisory solutions the Risk and Credit Analytics Director will have the following functions: