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Economic Scenario Manager

Company: RBS    Location: Edinburgh
Join us as Economic Scenario Manager in Edinburgh
Joining us in this role, you´ll gain a unique opportunity to shape the framework and methodology
This role offers excellent room to progress
We´ll look to you to lead the development of our economic scenario generation methodology for stress testing and IFRS9 purposes

What you´ll do
You´ll apply rigorous quantitative methods to develop robust approaches to setting scenario severity and probability. You´ll build, maintain and develop the models required to support scenario generation. We´ll look to you to engage with colleagues, regulators, consultants and auditors on scenario methodology.

In this role, you´ll:
Apply cutting edge statistical and econometric techniques to develop our economic scenario generation methodology for stress testing and IFRS9 purposes
Implement tools and solutions in Excel, SAS or R environments
Drive improvements to our methodology through stress testing and model governance
Engage with regulators, consultants and auditors to use best practice techniques
Communicate with a wide variety of internal stakeholders to explain methodologies and results
Contribute to wider projects relating to the banks risk appetite, capital and strategy, and use these tools and techniques to generate insights for the banks management and board
Develop a network of relationships with stakeholders across the bank

The skills you´ll need
To succeed in this role, you´ll need experience of working with IFRS 9 and stress testing. As a successful candidate, you´ll likely be working in a regulatory authority type role or Prudential Regulation Authority, within the Bank of England.
It is expected you´ll be able to show you have postgraduate quantitative qualifications.

You´ll also show:
Evidence you´ve worked within a technical capacity in capital or stress teams within the bank
Outstanding technical skills across econometrics, statistics or mathematics
An ability to work in programming environments such as excel, SAS or R
The capability to explain sophisticated technical concepts to non-specialists
Strong communication skills and an ability to build networks
Experience of stress testing or IFRS9 at a financial institution or regulator

What else you need to know
Economics; Strategy & Corporate Development
How we´ll reward you
In return, we offer a competitive salary plus 30% cash and benefit funding programme that can be tailored to suit your individual needs. In addition, we provide a wide selection of exclusive lifestyle offers, development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.
Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.
At RBS, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, well do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles - find out more .
As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This role falls under Conduct Rules of the Individual Accountability Regime (IAR) and is subject to pre-employment screening. This means if your application is successful, youll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit check, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.