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Director, Head of Model Risk Analytics & Data Governance

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by Citi-US

New York, NY 10001
7 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Risk Management
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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The head of model risk analytics reports to the head of model risk management inventory and transformation and leads the group responsible for analyze data from model inventory for model risk management as well as the model inventory data governance. Key responsibilities of the role include to:

  • Analyze model inventory data to provide information for managing model risk including detection of early warning of any potential breaches of thresholds that may exceed Citi's model risk appetite, monitoring validation cycle and measuring the effectiveness of controls in the key model risk management processes (i.e. limitation, policy exception and etc.)
  • Design and prototype model risk management reports and overseeing the production of monthly/quarterly reports to Board of Directors and other senior management
  • Specify business requirement and champion cross-functional efforts to develop model risk reporting platform and solutions
  • Develop and maintain data dictionary for model inventory critical data element
  • Partner with the head of model inventory data quality and the head of model inventory system initiative by delivering continuous data/process improvements and providing analytical expertise in various model risks management initiatives


  • 10 years + experience in the financial services industry
  • Bachelors' degree in quantitative fields (I.e. mathematics, statistics, finance, econometrics, computer science and information system). Master's degree preferred.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills. Prior experience working in similar role in model risk management is preferred
  • Extensive experience in leading cross functional projects within business, PMO and technology on system enhancement or process design or database design
  • Expertise in data analytics techniques to turn data mining into meaningful insights for driving model risk management decisions
  • Strong execution to deliver analytical solution in fast pacing and dynamic environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills to establish partnership and to drive cross functional projects
Director, Head of Model Risk Analytics & Data Governance

Reference: 624118710