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Business Analyst/ Assistant Manager - Strategy

Gurgaon, India
Operations Risk Management

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Job Description

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Function description:
The ICS Line Team is responsible for developing Profitable Credit Limit and Cash Line strategies for multi-billion dollar ICS Consumer lending card portfolio. This role gives the unique opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of line, one of the levers which serve as the core of lending risk management. The incumbent will be responsible for generating new insights, making recommendations based on rigorous quantitative analysis and play a key role in fine tuning lending strategies in order to strike a proper balance between taking informed risk and ensuring that the strategy is profitable in the long run. The team works very closely with ICS Risk teams, Decision Science and Technology teams to implement, monitor and manage the strategies & processes. 

- Monitor performance of key initiatives and provide regular updates to senior management
- Perform competitive analyses and benchmarking to improve our understanding of key competitor strategies
- Manage proactive and reactive CLP eligibilities and explore expansion opportunities to contribute to fair share of lend
- Develop deep-dive portfolio diagnostics analysis to identify new yield management improvement opportunities and actively drive the new strategy to implementation
- Support lending growth initiatives across line and cash management
- Conduct process deep dives and closely monitor key controls to minimize operational risks


MBA, Master’s Degree In Economics, Statistics Or Related Fields From A Reputed Institute.
• 1+ Years of Relevant/Related Work Experience with Consistent Track Record Of Strong Performance.
• Proficiency with Programming in SAS/SQL. • Ability To Drive Results With Strong Thought Leadership .
• Strong Analytical & Problem Solving Skills. • Excellent Communication and Relationship Building Skills.
• Demonstrated Ability to Work Effectively Manage and Integrate With Cross-Functional Business Partners Worldwide.
• Winning Attitude and Ability to Have Fun

ReqID: 19002528
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Feb 13, 2019, 6:56:42 AM
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