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  • Posted: Jan 13, 2021
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    Vodacom Group Limited (Vodacom) is an African mobile communications company providing voice, messaging, data and converged services to over 61 million customers. From its roots in South Africa, Vodacom has grown its operations to include networks in Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, and Lesotho and provides business services to customer...
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    Senior Specialist: Credit and Risk Decision Support

    Your Responsibilities Will Include

    • Conduct advance analytics and modelling relating to the following business themes within Credit and Risk:
    • Credit Vetting – Monitor and analyse Scorecards, Policy Rules and performance data for integrity concerns and opportunity.
    • Account Management - Manage the monthly account management processes by engaging with external stakeholders (vendors and credit bureaus), and ensure the overall integrity of the data and processes.
    • Working Capital Initiative – Run the monthly collections process for payover to the respective banks. Assist with any ad hoc analysis/reporting required on this initiative and ensure the overall integrity of the data. Engage with external stakeholders (banks) on an ongoing basis.
    • Bad-Debt Forecasting – generate periodic bad-debt forecast based on the input from Finance.
    • Conduct proactive analysis to mitigate credit risk (i.e. segment deep-dives).
    • Recommend credit policy changes based on the insight obtained through advanced analytics. (across the credit life cycle).

    Generate And Maintain Periodic Reports On

    • Credit limits
    • Working Capital Initiatives.
    • Summarizing findings, developing recommendations and presenting analyses to management in a clear, concise, convincing, and actionable format.

    The Ideal Candidate For This Role Will Have

    • Degree/Diploma relating to Programming, Data Management and/or Statistics and/or
    • 3-5 years’ experience in quantitative modelling and analytics and/or
    • 5-10 years’ experience in general credit roles.
    • Hands-on experience across the full value chain of Credit in general (i.e. Vetting, Collections, Account Management, Legal Collections, etc.)
    • Proficiency in Programming using various Statistical Modelling Packages (SAS, Python, R), with an ability to adapt to new methodologies/applications.
    • Working with and querying Big Data (SQL).
    • Extensive knowledge of Credit systems in general.
    • Effective Communication and Report writing.
    • Mentoring Junior Staff Members.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Vodacom on to apply

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