Christiansted USVI
Financial Services
Date Posted

Vice President , Risk & Analytics

Come work on a fun island! Awesome island living with multiple opportunities for serious Diving, Boating , Sailing and Hiking … even the fishing is good. Come get free breakfast and lunch, work with cool people and dress in shorts while making a nice living. We need people who love math, statistics and analytics.

Position Summary:

The Vice President of Analytics is responsible for designing, implementing, and overseeing
company-wide data management systems, reporting and analytic functions. The individual is a
subject matter expert who keeps informed about industry standards and resources. Reports to
the Executive Leadership team and advises Senior Management on risk/analytics-driven matters.

Essential Functions:

• Plan and implement overall data insight to create business value, analytics, and business
intelligence strategy.
• Analyze and interpret data using a variety of simple and complete techniques.
• Consult with Sr. and Executive Leadership to develop analyses that leads to actionable
insight which accelerates profitable growth.
• Compiles detailed reports, charts and tables based on established statistical methods.
• Designs data models to meet the needs of the organization’s information systems.
• Identifies opportunities to develop and forecast statistical models, segmentation
schemes, and data driven analyses to drive better outcomes and efforts around
delivering client/customer value.
• Oversees project lifecycle of data studies, new technology interrogation, industry/market
changes, or any other projects related to analytics.
• Experiment and innovate with data sources and approaches, tools and techniques to
continuously bring new ideas and develop new business capabilities.
• Conduct and analyze business and information technology processes and prepare
essential groundwork. Make recommendations for necessary changes on projects that
come from other departments.
• Build, develop, and mentor high-performance analytics team that is focused on
addressing the needs of the business.


• Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to
understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting
at inappropriate times.
• Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the

Position/Job Description

• Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of
alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• Credit Scoring & Modeling - Understanding of predictive modeling and credit scoring
• Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data;
Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures
• Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and
analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group
problem solving situations.
• Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation
to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with
strategic goals.
• Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands
organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies
external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions
• Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work
related documents.
• Project Management - Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on
• Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they
react as they do.


• Quality Management - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
• Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas
presented in writing.
• Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so
others will understand.

Experience and Education:

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, or Statistics.
• Masters Degree preferred or equivalent years experience.
• 8+ years experience, financial services, Information Technology.
• 6+ years Analytics experience (organizing data).
• 5+ Years Creating Automated Reporting (for an enterprise).
• Proven experience working with big data sets, mining & forecasting.
• Ability to establish a clear vision and strategy, as well as transform it into action.
• Financial industries experience a plus!
• Leadership and experience managing a team of professionals a plus!

Computer Software/Hardware:

Technical Skills:
• Programming languages (C++, Visual Basic etc.)
• Data Processing & Statistical Analysis languages (SAS, FoxPro, Stata,etc.)
• Experience with Provenir a plus.
• Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Physical Requirements:

• Must be able to stand and sit for long periods of time, talking, hearing constantly.
• Must be able to sit in front of computer monitor (s) daily
• Sitting and or standing for long periods of time.
• Noise level: moderate noise level daily in an office atmosphere
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