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Designation – Analytic Consulting – Lead Consultant

Location – Bangalore

About employerFICO

Job description:


  • Lead a team of analytical analysts by providing mentorship and future direction for the team in the Analytic space
  • Design and development of scorecards / decision support models including Basel II and Marketing models for major banks, retailers, credit card issuers and other lenders in the region.
  • Responsibility for consultation with customers in relation to scorecard design and implementation.
  • Delivery and maintenance of design specifications and project documentation
  • Provide general consultancy to support customers in their on-going use of credit scores and their generation and interpretation of scorecard monitoring reports.
  • Work on a number of different projects simultaneously, of varying complexity and length. Establishing priorities and coordinating work
  • Using appropriate software to carry out scorecard development, statistical analysis and ad-hoc analysis
  • Appropriate management of time and resources
  • Proactively manage efforts to maximize Fair Isaac revenue, maintain client satisfaction, and quantify project benefits delivered.
  • Supporting the sales team with business development, client liaison and technical sales support

Project Management

  • Proven Project Management ability of leading projects within budgets
  • Anticipates major project challenges; proactively leads project team and clients

Client Management

  • Proactive & responsive leading client towards key decisions that lead to project success
  • Strong command of business language; communicates persuasively and effectively

Qualification and Skills Required

  • Financial services industry knowledge
  • Experience of delivering a variety of optimisation / decision / predictive modelling projects across a various decision areas and industries
  • MS or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Engineering or similar technical field, or equivalent professional experience beyond the Bachelors degree.
  • Deep experience with various modeling methodologies in a development or research role, including developing scoring algorithms is required.
  • Basel II Model Building experience is desired, and exposure to Optimization will be highly valued.
  • Course work in probability, statistics and quantitative methods is a must, including at least one semester of an applied statistics class.
  • 5+ years of Project Management or equivalent client focused delivery experience.
  • Previous (front-office) Banking Experience with a major bank in the APAC region
  • Minimum 8 years of related work experience with at least 5 years building risk models/scorecards or 7 years building other models.
  • At least 2 years leading a team of analytical analysts
  • First class English language skills is essential


  • Scoring technology and methodologies at a deep level;
  • Hands on Experience in Basel II Methodologies for Retail and preferably Corporate Models (PD, LGD, EAD/CCF)
  • Exposure to Economic Stress-Testing of Capital requirements
  • Optimization exposure would be a plus
  • SAS/SPSS, Java or similar object oriented programming language;
  • Model development techniques and tools such as SAS, FICO Model Builder;
  • Advanced statistical methods and quantitative analysis;
  • Statistical tools and programs.


  • Quantify, define, and specify the logical steps to produce a general objective or goal;
  • Recognize inefficient or ineffective procedures and take steps to improve;
  • Improvise and modify existing procedures and tools to fit new, non-standard situations;
  • Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing with persons having diverse backgrounds of knowledge and experience;
  • teach complex concepts and explain technical material to non-technical personnel;
  • Adjust to a fluctuating workload; juggle priorities and withstand pressure of deadlines and operating problems;
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with people at all levels of FICO and client organization.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Absolute dedication to customer satisfaction.
  • Self starter; given lack of clearly defined processes and solution oriented.

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