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About Zopa Zopa is radically transforming the way consumers borrow and save money. We are the leading peer-to-peer lending company in Europe, delivering better value than traditional banks. More than 57,000 people have lent over £700m through Zopa since our launch in 2005, and we are regularly featured in the press as an innovator in our sector. We've been voted 'Most Trusted Personal Loan Provider' in the Moneywise Customer Awards for the past 5 years in a row. As a fast-moving online business, we want to use the people-powered model to make finance simple and fair. Zopa has built a team which is delivering fantastic growth. As part of our expansion we are looking for a Data Scientist to drive next-generation financial products and enrich the Zopa experience using data. The role The successful candidate would join our Risk team and will work with 14 other full-time underwriters. Key deliverables of the role will be: Underwrite new loan applications within Zopa lending criteria and service standards, taking end-to-end responsibility for each case. Evaluate the accuracy and authenticity of each customer’s details and references Action additional information received on pipeline cases Manage a portfolio of applications simultaneously Deal with telephone enquiries and solicit additional information from applicants Create detailed records on each case via our system Respond to written enquiries where necessary Maintain up-to-date knowledge of fraud prevention and fraud avoidance systems Experience/qualifications: The ideal candidate will have the following attributes: An absolute minimum of 1 year's experience in a similar role within a financial environment Strong customer service and communication skills a must Good organizational skills with the ability to prioritise and multi-task Ability to keep calm and focused in a reactive environment Analytically minded with high attention to detail A flexible phone manner How to apply If you are interested in this position and feel that you have the relevant skills and experience, please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing your suitability and salary expectations.

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