Senior Quantitative Risk Analyst

Helsinki, FI, 500 Warszawa, PL, 02-460 Stockholm, SE, 111 46 Łódź, PL, 93-281 Gdańsk, PL, 80-309

Job ID: 8134 

We are looking for (Senior) Quantitative Risk Analyst to join Risk Models at Nordea.

We are looking for a (senior) quantitative 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, building credit risk models, analysing economic behaviour, 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 Collective Impairment Models team in Risk Models Methodology & IRB Models. Working with us, you will be participate in 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.

What you will 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 developing credit risk models, defining frameworks and processes to ensure smooth implementation of the model, building strong relationship with different stakeholders within and outside the bank to facilitate understanding on our models and framework.

The role is based in Finland, Sweden or Poland.

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.

Seniority of the role and remuneration will depend on the level of candidates’ experience in the relevant fields. Candidates for both junior and senior analyst roles are encouraged to apply.


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 16/10/2022. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate is located. For more information, you are welcome to contact Head of Collective Impairment Models, Andreas Green at

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.

Please be aware that any applications or CVs coming through email or direct messages will not be accepted or considered.

Department:  Credit and Risk management

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