Asset Risk
About The Role
The Market Risk Team is part of Asset Risk and seeks to ensure the financial sustainability of the scheme by maximising the accuracy of our forecasts for future used car values, and service, maintenance, and repair costs. These forecasts will have a material and direct impact on customer pricing, capital reserves, and the financial accounts. You will be reporting directly into the Market Risk Manager.

For the right person this is a brilliant opportunity to help navigate an industry undergoing significant change and unprecedented market events. Alongside this, you will be engaged in supporting a large-scale project upgrading our systems and analytical tools. These changes provide many great opportunities for your growth and development especially as you will be working alongside a supportive and highly skilled team.

Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Deliver in-depth analysis of the UK economy and factors influencing the car industry
  • Support the Asset Risk Data Project – transitioning to upgraded systems and analytical tools
  • Create, develop, and maintain a variety of models, visualisations, and reports 
  • Challenge forecast assumptions and ideas, clearly articulating your insights to stakeholders
  • Be proactive in driving the continuous improvement of our forecasting approach
  • Building and maintaining relationships with internal teams and external stakeholders
About You
Are you someone who:
  • Enjoys working with data and has a passion for solving problems
  • Has a keen interest in analytics, forecasting, and econometrics
  • Is intellectually curious and likes to figure out how and why things work
  • Follows the news closely and wants to be the first to know of market developments
  • Drives efficiency and likes to optimise business and data processes
  • Can be both creative and logical in your approach
Minimum Criteria
  • Graduate in a discipline which demonstrates strong communication and analytical skills
  • Proven understanding of core economic principles, the business environment, and statistics
  • Experience working with data: analysis, visualisation, modelling, and/or process engineering
  • Accuracy, attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure
  • Core technical skills: Intermediate SQL and Excel, familiar with VBA/Macros
  • Has a keen interest in the UK Automotive Industry as well as the UK macroeconomy
A combination of the below would be desirable:
  • Experience of dashboard creation, automation, and best practice
  • An understanding of appropriate statistical methods for risk analysis and forecasting
  • Modelling skills: Econometrics, Forecasting, Analytics and/or Machine Learning
  • Technical Skills: Python, Tableau & Tableau Prep, Snowflake, Oracle tools (OBIEE/OAS)
  • Confident at understanding technical concepts translating them for non-technical audiences
  • Has knowledge of or a keen interest in Model Risk Management and Data Governance
About The Company
Motability Operations is a unique organisation, virtually one of a kind. We combine a strong sense of purpose with a real commercial edge to ensure we provide the best possible worry-free mobility solutions to over 630,000 customers and their families across the UK. Customers exchange their higher rate mobility allowance to lease a range of affordable vehicles (cars, wheelchair accessible vehicles, scooters, and powered wheelchairs) with insurance, maintenance and breakdown assistance included. We are the largest car fleet operator in the UK (purchasing around 10% of all the new cars sold in the UK) and work with a network of around 5,000 car dealers and all the major manufacturers. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service, achieving an independently verified customer satisfaction rating of 9.8 out of 10.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do, and our people demonstrate these values:
  • Empowerment
  • Empathy
  • Inclusion
  • Forward thinking
  • Excellence
As a Motability Operations team member, the benefits you can expect are:
  • Competitive salary and discretionary annual bonus
  • 15% non-contributory pension (9% non-contributory during probation period)
  • Private healthcare
  • 28 days holiday in addition to bank holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Voluntary benefits such as dental insurance and gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • A flexible working arrangement between home and the office 
At Motability Operations, we believe in building a diverse workforce, where our people are empowered to attend work as their true selves, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.  We want to sustain a culture that nurtures, where employees are free to flourish and where they’re rewarded equally, regardless of race, nationality or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or gender. 

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and as such, all our offices provide first rate disability access. With our hybrid working environment, we do our best to accommodate part-time and flexible working requests where possible, building on our culture of trust, empowerment, and flexibility.

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