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Country Risk Analyst


General information

Your position

As a country risk analyst at the Risk Management department, you will determine and monitor the acceptance policy for countries belonging to a particular geographic zone in order to be able to offer clients a competitive cover policy while maintaining the financial balance for Credendo and reinforcing the company's image by giving information on this policy, both internally and externally. Furthermore, you will enhance the credit risk models in order to assess the different risk drivers with which Credendo is confronted when underwriting business.

  • You will enhance and maintain the credit risk assessment models in order to assess the different risk drivers (country, trade sector and debtor risks) with which Credendo is confronted when underwriting business.
  • You will determine and ensure the follow-up of the acceptance policy for countries belonging to a particular geographic zone in which risks are insured.
  • You will process, analyse and interpret mostly quantified information, but also qualitative information (on topics such as the macroeconomic environment, international commodity markets, political events and geopolitical developments).
  • You will interpret the results from existing risk assessment models and convert them into acceptance policy proposals for Credendo ECA’s Board of Directors and its management committees.
  • You will contribute to the management of the country risk model of the OECD's export credit agencies and defend the Belgian position within a group of OECD country experts by convincing Credendo ECA’s/Belgium's international risk-assessing peers when determining the minimum premium classification for each country.
  • You will provide the public with information and clarifications on country risks and on the acceptance policy and you will explain the different risks in the media.
  • You will provide internal Credendo clients with information, give advice and suggest solutions for ad hoc complex questions.
  • You will be part of the Risk Management team and you will report to the Country & Sector Risk Manager.

Your profile

  • You hold a Master's degree in (pure) economics or business engineering with profound training in statistical modelling.
  • Proficiency with R or Python is required.
  • You have strong analytical skills and you are able to put things in a broader context.
  • You have a strong interest in international economic and financial news and geopolitics.
  • You are able to formulate substantiated proposals and to defend them to the appropriate target audience.
  • You are result-oriented, you work autonomously but show also team spirit.
  • You have a good (both verbal and written) command of English and Dutch or French.

We offer

  • A challenging career in a multilingual and international environment.
  • Continuous learning opportunities to develop your talent.
  • An attractive salary supplemented by a number of fringe benefits.
  • Our Belgian offices are located in the centre of Brussels, easily accessible by public transport.
General information

Vacancy category

Risk Management

Job location

Belgium, Brussels, Rue Montoyer 3, 1000 Brussels

Contract type

Permanent

Work regime

Full Time

Contact

Mycareer-be@credendo.com

About Credendo

Credendo is a leading European Credit insurance company, fuelled by a multinational force of 520 professionals. Active in fourteen European countries, we serve local and international clients from all around the world. Even though we are rapidly growing, we strive to preserve the soul of a human-sized company in the way we interact with each other from top to bottom.