Model Documentation Technical Writer (FG38007)

  • Location

    London, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Finance & Accountancy

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £550 per day PAYE Rate (£700 Ltd Umbrella Inside IR35)

  • Contact:

    Daniel Polhill

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Model Documentation Technical Writer
Contract Assignment
Home Based with occasional London Trips
£550 per day PAYE Rate (£700 Ltd Umbrella Inside IR35)

Key Responsibilities:

The role documents Wholesale Credit Risk models for the consumption of a broad spectrum of readership and will be responsible for:

  • Managing and executing the review and edit model documentation to ensure the models story is presented in an understandable and consistent way to meet Senior Management and 3rd party expectations
  • Production of high quality, comprehensive, consistent and coherent model documentation in support of regulatory submission and approval
  • Acting as a Technical Authoring expert across Wholesale Credit model risk landscape
  • Drawing the requisite information from model developers/ owners and translating complex methodologies into high quality easily digestible documentation
  • Management of an iterative documentation review, challenge and approval process across multiple model documentation initiatives simultaneously
  • Ensuring best practice standards adhered for all model risk documentation

Knowledge and Experience Required:


  • Excellent understanding of Wholesale Credit Risk quantitative modelling methodologies and best practice techniques
  • Very strong knowledge of the regulatory environment – EBA guidelines etc.
  • Business analysis, requirements gathering and design techniques


  • Strong quantitative modelling background
  • Strong (5+ years) Wholesale Credit technical documentation authoring experience
  • Strong stakeholder management/ interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrable ability to translate complex modelling techniques into high quality, coherent documentation appropriate for a diverse technical/ non-technical audience
  • Understanding of relevant regulatory requirements in respect to Wholesale Credit quantitative modelling
  • Strong experience in a process orientated project environment; ability to work as part of a tightly focussed project delivery team
  • Strong record of delivery; ability to work under pressure in delivery of projects with tight deadlines
  • Superior English language skills (verbal and written)
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Familiarity with content authoring systems and controls an advantage

Role Details:

Global Risk Analytics (GRA) is a Risk Function which provides solutions using analytics, tools, and models to identify, measure and manage key risks.  GRA currently covers Wholesale Credit and Traded Risk, Financial Crime Risk, Regulatory Compliance and Operational Risk.  As GRA is focused on model development and ownership, its activities are considered First Line of Defence for model risk management.

The incumbent will be responsible for delivery of Wholesale Credit model documentation across GRA globally, working at group, regional and local levels. 

The job is a major point of contact with model owners, developers, transformation project managers and delivery partners.  The jobholder will work independently and will have a high level of flexibility to consult with the business at all levels.  They will need to have the ability to work closely with and build good relationships with GRA and external to GRA stakeholders and delivery partners. The jobholder is expected to successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously, taking a lead role in documentation initiatives that impact significant numbers of users and teams group wide spanning all lines of business.

The role holder may chair decision making working groups and forums.  The jobholder will not be subject to close supervision, and will be expected to exercise independent initiative and judgement in proactively overcoming obstacles to success, dealing with uncertainty and changing circumstances, such as interdependencies, opportunities or risks. He/she will be expected to adopt an agile and flexible approach to work and an outstanding level of professionalism and conduct.

The role holder will operate within the usual authority limits for a Technical Author.