Strategy Analyst | PRA Group | Oslo
Who are we?
PRA Group is a world-leading company that buys overdue consumer receivables from banks and credit market companies. We have been represented in Norway since then 1996. Today we belong to the PRA Group and are present in 14 countries in Europe and the USA, a European headquarters in Oslo, with close to 5,000 employees worldwide. In our business, we use data and analyses to find solutions towards loan settlements that are adapted to each individual financial conditions and guide business decisions for our customers. PRA Group is an integral part of the financial receivable's life cycle.
The Strategy Analyst position
In this role, you will work with the development, support and performance monitoring of our operational processes, and help refine our strategy with data-driven insights. You will be our local data-expert to support new portfolio acquisition. To achieve this, you will build a robust understanding our business models and processes. The performance of those processes will be monitored by the use of KPIs that you pull, report, monitor and suggest improvements from.
The role includes the following tasks:
- KPIs Monitoring by segment
- Cash Collection Forecasting & Budgeting
- Automation of reports
- Deep-dives & Portfolio Analysis
- Vintages comparison and analysis
- Forecast of contracts attrition and OPEX
- Files import and quality controls
- Valuation and Book-on support
- Strategy performance review and presentation
- Target groups filtering and prioritization logic ownership
- A/B setups, offers testing and optimization
- Data scraping, Risk Assessment and Compliance reporting
This work is done in parallel in all countries for the Nordics, so there is a high potential for alignments, cross-synergies and best-practice sharing.
You will be part of Nordic Analytics & Operational Strategy (aka. NAOS) in Oslo. The Team consists of 7 people present in Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki, although it receives support from the rest of the European entities, especially in strong collaboration with the UK. This international environment brings high value to personal development and career opportunities. Our team is responsible for finding the optimal way of driving cash collection, in the best respect of our customers’ needs and integrity.
We are driving processes covering the whole lifespan of the defaulted loans, including digital onboarding, online payment plans, phone calls, and legal procedures. We also support the Valuation team with insights in order to assess the contents and potentials of any new portfolio we wish to acquire. Finally, we run analyses to understand historical recoveries by segments to improve our ways of working, monitor performance, budget future results and to build our strategy accordingly.
Who are we looking for?
For this role, we attach a strong importance to your business interest and personal qualities. The ideal candidate should have professional experience from a relevant field of activity. We are also looking for someone who will fit in well within the team, sharing ideas and offering help when needed. We believe it is important that you are self-driven and take initiatives to challenge the existing processes to succeed in this role.
We are also looking for:
- Academic degree in technology, economics and/or statistics
- Knowledge about NOVA is a competitive advantage
- Coding skills in SQL (SAS, Python, R or any DB / stats language)
- Reporting skills in Power BI (Tableau or similar also nice to have)
- Solid know-how in Excel (VBA for automation is a plus)
- Good presentation skills (clear, concise and meaningful)
- Fluent in English and proficient in Norwegian, spoken and written
- Capable of multi-tasking by being organized and by prioritizing
- Attentive to good and timely deliveries
We are committed to helping our employees reach their highest potential by offering competitive reward packages, work-life balance flexibility, growth, and development opportunities to support employees establish a long career within our organization. The collective sum of our employees’ individual differences, life experiences, self-expression, and unique capabilities represents a significant part of our culture and achievement. As we look to the future, we continue our commitment to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion where you are free to be yourself and be your best.
We want to make it as easy as possible for you to learn more about the position and PRA Group Europe. Our recruitment partner, Ann Hege Frøseth in AvantGarde Search, has a detailed prospect she will happily send to relevant candidates. Ann Hege can be reached on +47 416 78 789 / firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, please feel free to apply now by just uploading your CV.
It is important for PRA Group Europe and AvantGarde Search that all candidates are treated with the utmost respect. We will come back to you on your application within a short space of time and all candidates will receive individual feedback in relation to their relevance for the position.
We hope to hear from you and welcome to PRA Group Europe!
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Strategy Analyst | PRA Group | Oslo
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