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  • Posted: May 19, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Capitec Bank is a South African commercial bank. As of February 2017 the bank was the third largest in South Africa with 120,000 customer opening new accounts per month. To simplify banking, we’ve developed an all-inclusive banking solution. Global One is the one solution that enables you to transact, save and access credit in realtime. We also believe...
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    Senior Specialist: Credit Profit Optimisation

    Purpose Statement
    To maximise credit profitability through:

    • Credit pricing optimization; understand customer segments response to different prices of the same product or different products through different channels.
    • Developing and maintaining take-up propensity models for credit applications that are applied as inputs for strategic decision making and  loan amount and volume budgeting.
    • Supporting the Capitec Live Better rewards, behavioural incentives program by applying price elasticity analysis to understand and incentivise healthy credit behaviours.
    • Monitoring insights and developing rules for credit risk and pricing.
    • Producing work outputs (proposals and analysis) that can be used to drive strategic debate at executive level and enhance the competitiveness of Capitec Bank by improving the pricing proposition for clients.


    • At least 5 years’ experience in credit risk analytics in a financial or retail environment
    • Proven experience in development of credit risk models e.g. propensity, scorecards
    • Proven track record on SQL, SAS, R or Python
    • Experience in credit pricing and profitability


    • Experience in retail credit pricing and profitability modelling
    • Experience in retail credit granting/origination


    • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational
    • A relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. Mathematic, Statistics, Financial Mathematics, Quantitative Risk Management, Data Science or Actuarial Science)
    • A relevant post graduate qualification (e.g. Mathematic, Statistics, Financial Mathematics, Quantitative Risk Management, Data Science or Actuarial Science) is preferred


    • Quantitative credit analytics
    • Credit product profitability
    • Advanced statistical analysis
    • Advanced financial mathematics and data mining techniques
    • Financial and business acumenRetail Credit Environment and credit life cycle


    • Knowledge of Capitec’s Credit Policy
    • General understanding of the Banks Act Capital Regulations, National Credit Act and the implication for Capitec business and the Credit Bureau
    • Credit industry knowledge
    • Knowledge of data structures and systems
    • Analytical experience on credit portfolio
    • Activity Based Costing (ABC) methodology and application
    • Bank governance experience (ALCO, Riskco, Credit Committee, etc)
    • Credit origination systems and processes
    • Strong data skills and understanding of different programming languages


    • Communications Skills
    • Planning, organising and coordination skills
    • SAS Skills
    • Visual Basic Skills
    • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
    • Negotiation skills
    • Presentation Skills
    • Project Management Skills (Methodolgy Specific)
    • Analytical Skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Strategic Thinking Skills
    • Attention to Detail
    • SQL Skills
    • Competencies
    • Deciding and Initiating Action
    • Writing and Reporting
    • Analysing
    • Learning and Researching
    • Creating and Innovating
    • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
    • Entrepreneurial and Commercial Thinking

    Additional Information

    • Clear criminal and credit record
    • Ability and willingness to work in an open plan environment
    • Willingness to work or be available overtime and / or weekends if required
    • A valid driver's license and own vehicle is preferred
    • Willingness to travel nationally if and when required
    • Willing and able to use own home as a formal office / base of operations (including space for ad hoc storage of paperwork, stock, etc.)

    Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Capitec Bank on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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