2 job(s) at Green Light Planet
Green Light Planet
Nairobi County, Kenya
Key responsibilities for the role:
Developing analytically driven Credit & Portfolio Risk models. Exploring and implementing alternate modeling techniques to deliver more predictive models of collections, defaults.
Implementing innovative modeling techniques and data strategies to deliver best in class stress testing and/or credit scoring models
Structuring and driving operational credit risk management processes effectively (Such as underwriting, risk scoring, repossessions/voluntary buy back schemes etc.) in conjunction with sales force and operations to test and improve the quality of credit risk in the portfolio.
Performing all required tests and measures of developed models (e.g., sensitivity, accuracy, volatility), delivering comprehensive model documentation, validating and recalibrating models on periodic basis as in line with company’s policies & processes
Building robust / actionable Portfolio Quality monitoring & review mechanism. This will include regular presentations to Senior Management on Portfolio Quality movement with specific recommended action areas, obtaining sign-offs of relevant stake-holders and ensuring implementation of action items agreed during the Portfolio Reviews.
Preparation, launch and monitoring of Pilot Schemes for limited period/geography to drive improvements in collections and credit risk of the portfolio.
Carrying out tampering and fraud analytics with the help of Analytics Team and optimizing fraud detection & prevention framework.
The ideal Global Risk Leader:
Holds a Master’s degree in a quantitative discipline: Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Operations Research or Statistics
Has 8+ years of work experience in relevant areas such as Underwriting, Portfolio & Credit Risk monitoring, Credit Analytics & Scoring; Credit card, Micro Finance Institution or Rural Loan industry experience especially in an analytics, policy or credit scoring role is preferred.
Has prior experience in developing loan level models is preferred using one or more industry recognized modelling constructs is preferred.
Is a well-networked individual with entrepreneurial energy and passion to develop processes, systems and strong teams that will deliver superior performance.
Can effectively interact with business partners across functions including risk, technology, product management amongst others
Has excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Is comfortable traveling 7-10 days each month in the field working with operations and sales force
Green Light Planet
Nairobi County, Kenya
Key responsibilities for the role include:
Identify trendsetter ideas- tracking individual contributors and their accomplishments.
Propose potential business deals and explore opportunities.
Screen potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, financials; evaluating options; resolving internal priorities; recommending equity investments.
Develop negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration of new venture with company strategies and operations; examining risks and potentials; estimating partner needs and goals.
Close new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.
Protect the organization's value by keeping information confidential.
Enhance the organization's reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Deliver annual revenue and new business objectives
Co-ordinate with head office for all technical, commercial, administrative and legal assistance.
The ideal candidate:
Has a university degree and at least 6-10 years of sales and business development experience in East Africa.
Has a strong entrepreneurial streak, is innovative and has experience building market relevant sales and distribution models for new brands and/or product categories
Has a proven track record of developing new markets and acquiring new high value prospects
Is entrepreneurial and excited about the opportunity to creatively build effective, non-traditional sales channels in a nascent product category
Is fluent in English, both written and spoken.
Is passionate about his/her work and driven by Greenlight’s social mission of bringing innovative, renewable energy and life-enhancing products to African markets
Is comfortable working independently and remotely in a lean environment
Likes getting hands on to figure out how to grow a high-potential business
Is a natural people-person, one that thrives off of building strong relationships both within the organization and externally
Is willing to spend 40-50% of his/her time on the road interacting with partners, resellers and customer