Bank of Ireland

Analytical Specialist

Dublin, Republic of Ireland
31 Mar 2023
30 Apr 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

What is the opportunity?

This is a fantastic opportunity for a driven and enthusiastic individual to join the Programme team and be part of a multi-year mission to fully re-build the Group IRB model suite!

The Programme spans many areas and requires a wide array of different skill-sets from quantitative analysts to technical professionals, from project managers to business analysts.

This job is open to those based in both ROI or UK. We currently have a number of opportunities available within this team at various levels and so may consider your application for any roles that apply.

In this role, you will:

  • Contribute to specific model development/remediation projects
  • Produce high quality analytical solution along with model documentation
  • Support Regulatory model engagement
  • Provide input to internal model governance processes and ensure internal and regulatory requirement compliance

What will make you stand out?

  • We are looking for someone who's driven and enthusiastic with experience in credit risk modelling and SAS or something similar.
  • You will need to have proven leadership experience and great critical thinking and influencing skills as well as fantastic communication skills.
  • Previous experience on Credit Risk/Basel/Predictive Modeling would be advantageous.

Essential Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in any quantitative field of study

More about the team

This role forms part of the Group IRB Programme and is sponsored by Decision Science. The Group IRB Programme is a multi-year programme tasked to re-develop, secure regulatory approval and implement the Group IRB model suite to meet revised ECB and EBA IRB Repair Programme requirements.

We are part of the Credit Risk family within the Bank of Ireland Group Risk Division, and are the analytical centre of excellence.

We work on building automated decision-making models to support enhanced customer experience and increased process efficiency.

Outline the flexibility of the role and being straight to the point about the flexibility. This gives the candidate security in the knowledge that the role will be flexible and there is a discussion to be had surrounding this.

This is a hybrid role and can be done anywhere in the UK or RoI with the primary office location being Bristol or Dublin. Travel will be required for in-person collaboration.

Why work with us?

The Bank of Ireland company culture prioritises work-life balance with an opportunity for flexible working, along with 23 days annual leave and excellent pension contributions. Family can mean different things to different people; we offer 6 months paid mat leave, an innovative fertility and surrogacy policy and working parent supports.

Your wellbeing is important to us; we have an employee assistance program, WebDoctor and financial wellbeing coaches available. We also encourage and support staff to pursue educational and professional qualifications to grow and enhance your career!

Key Competencies

  • Agile - Self
  • Accountable - Self
  • Amplify Capability - Self
  • Champion Transformation - Self
  • Manage Risk - Self

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce. We offer reasonable accommodation at every stage of the application and interview process. If you require assistance, please contact

Closing date:  Apr 28, 2023

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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