Model Risk Analyst

We are looking for a model risk analyst to our dynamic team in Collective Impairment Models. The job provides an exciting mix of challenges, where different areas of knowledge and skills shall be employed: working with big data, creating expected credit loss framework, analyzing economic behavior, understanding and abiding to regulatory constraints and further, to explain complex models to stakeholders on all levels across the Bank. You will join a highly professional and dedicated team with a large network across the bank and with excellent opportunities for personal and professional development.


At Nordea, we’re committed to being a partner our customers and society can count on. Compliance and integrity go hand in hand. Joining us means you’ll have an impact on how we do banking – today and tomorrow. So, bring your ideas, skills and unique background. With us, you’ll be in good company with plenty of opportunities to collaborate, grow and make your mark on something bigger.


About this opportunity


Welcome to the ECL Models team. Working with us, you will be part of one of the most important programs for the bank, which consists of upscaling Nordea’s internal models and frameworks for credit risk. You will have great possibilities to develop your skills within credit risk area – a field which is in high focus in Nordea.


Being part of the broader Group Risk & Compliance organization, youll help ensure that compliance underpins every decision we make and every action we take. By bringing your perspectives to the team and through your focus on quality and cooperation, you will be important.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Join an open and inspiring atmosphere, where you will cooperate closely with your colleagues across the bank
  • Play a key role in a wide range of tasks connected to credit risk including:
    • defining good solutions and frameworks for expected credit loss
    • developing SAS/Python tool to enable impact simulation for the entire portfolio
    • providing sharp data analytics to contribute to key decisions
    • building strong relationship with different stakeholders within and outside the bank to facilitate understanding on our models and framework
  • Work in various interesting projects that are highly prioritized within the bank - as contributor, and with possibilities to act as driver

The role is based in Warsaw; Helsinki.

Who you are


Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  

To succeed in this role, we believe that you:


  • Show quantitative analytical capability, proactivity and problem-solving skills. You are comfortable working with large datasets and enjoy finding solutions to loosely defined problems
  • Are a team player and can work closely with stakeholders from different parts of the bank
  • Can prioritize and are committed to deliver high quality on time - also under time pressure
  • Are dependable, willing to speak up even when it’s difficult

Your experience and background:

  • An academic degree (MSc or PhD) within a quantitative field, including but not limited to statistics, mathematics, economics or engineering
  • Proficiency with programming languages such as SAS, Python, R
  • Experience working with data and models preferred

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 31 July 2021. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.


At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So please come as you are.


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