Quants Graduate Programme 2020/2021

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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Career Level Student
  • Experience Fresh
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Company: Nedbank
Job title: Quants Graduate Programme
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Sandton, Johannesburg


Job Description

Job Purpose

To develop world class quantitative analyst through the Nedbank Quants Graduate Programme. To contribute to the development and maintenance of the best practice models and assessment strategies in line with regulations (where applicable) in order to facilitate world class risk management.

Job Responsibilities

  • Seek opportunities to improve business processes; models and systems by identifying and recommending effective ways to operate and adding value to Nedbank.
  • Contribute to the Nedbank Quants Training Programme by pro-actively participating in programme committees/structures (E.g. marketing committee, recruitment committee and social committee0. This is called ‘programme involvement.’ The objective of this participation is to enhance their personal and professional development whilst adding value to the Nedbank Quants Training Programme.
  • Ensure business needs are met by engaging and assisting business through face to face interaction and attendance at forums and committees
  • Assist the business to address queries by extracting and analysing data
  • Ensure continuity and knowledge base through documenting and recording processes and models
  • Ensure compliance to policy through data analysis and monitoring
  • Establish understanding of processes by bridging the gap between operational and analytical concepts through communication.
  • Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managers as well as sharing knowledge and industry trends with the team

Essential Qualification

Postgraduate degree (Honours) with majors in

  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Actuarial Science
  • Engineering
  • Quantitative Risk Management
  • Applied Mathematics

Technical /Professional Knowledge

  • Business Acumen
  • Industry trends
  • Microsoft Office
  • Principles of Project Management
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Risk managemet process and frameworks
  • Business writing skills
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Quantitative skills

Behavioural Competencies

  • Adaptability
  • Applied learning
  • Earning trust
  • Communication
  • Stress tolerance
  • Driving for results
  • Continuous improvement
  • Technical/Professional knowledge and skills