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Wholesale Models Manager

The Requirements

Join us in Dublin or Belfast as a Wholesale Models Manager

  • This role is a chance to deliver and support an enhanced risk management platform by developing and validating a suite of credit risk metrics for our wholesale portfolio
  • You'll be involved in credit risk model validation and calibration in addition to leading credit risk analytical projects and regulatory returns
  • You can expect to develop a specialist range of skills that are in high demand across the bank

What you'll do

You'll manage the development and validation of wholesale credit risk models and risk reporting measurement tools, and will take the lead in delivering model based reviews and supporting documentation. Driving continuous improvement, you'll support the delivery of enhancements in operational performance, and drive out end to end process inefficiencies.

As well as this, you'll:

  • Provide statistical insight into risk models
  • Manage the delivery and analysis of portfolio specific MI, identifying any trends and developing a range of solutions to maintain and improve our risk profile
  • Engage with other portfolio teams across Ulster Bank Risk to drive out synergies and efficiencies in the automated credit decision process
  • Engage with cross-functional teams regarding the delivery of system and business improvement projects

The skills you'll need

We're looking for someone with a strong aptitude for logical problem solving and analytical reasoning, who has people management experience and strong interpersonal skills. You'll have knowledge of credit risk management and Basel II, and will have an degree in a quantitative discipline such as Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, or similar.

We're also looking for:

  • The ability to communicate solutions in an engaging way to stakeholders up to a senior level
  • Practical knowledge of credit risk metrics such as PD, LGD, and EAD
  • An understanding of model calibration, development and validation
  • An enquiring mindset

How we'll reward you

In return, we offer a competitive salary and you'll also join our retirement savings plan. You can also choose from a selection of protection, healthcare or lifestyle extras from RBSelect, our fully flexible reward programme.

Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.


At Ulster Bank, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we’ll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles - find out more.