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As an AVP, your key function will be to provide support for the DPG management team responsible for publishing and developing standards of language for rating methodologies as well as templates for the evolving format of rating methodologies. Responsibilities include:
Updating a steady flow of rating methodologies that require minor revisions and submitting them for approval. Seeking sign-off from the relevant Rating Team on the proposed revisions. Taking the steps necessary to prepare for publication including analyst notifications and drafting press releases.
Developing standards of language and presentation to be used in various rating methodology sections to improve consistency and ease of update.
Supporting the development and implementation of methodology templates as the format for rating methodologies evolves across Rating Teams.
Developing a good understanding of policies and procedures related to the development and approval of rating methodologies.
Building a good working knowledge of the components of rating methodologies across Rating Teams.
Acting as a back-up for the process steps necessary to publish a rating methodology and/or request for comment in the event that process staff is unavailable. This involves understanding all the publishing process flows and being proficient in handling them.
Building and maintaining relationships with key contacts from various groups including the Methodology Framework Group - Fundamental, the Methodology Framework Group - Structured Finance, the Methodology Review Group, various Rating Teams and DPG's operational contacts.
Document Process Group (DPG) within the Methodology Development Group (MDG)
Bachelor's or equivalent degree required. Master's degree preferred. Minimum 3 to 5 years' experience in credit analysis and financial markets. Some experience with the development of rating methodologies a plus.
Strong verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills.
Keen attention to detail; highly organized and efficient.
Ability to adapt in a changing environment; ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize, to work collaboratively within a team and to consistently meet deadlines.
Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
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