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  • Vacancy Type: Internship  
  • Job Area: Credit & Risk Management
  • Location: Milano   

Area description

Group Risk Management Team is responsible for the development, updating and maintenance of the internal risk models used to correctly assess the risk associated with company activities and to calculate capital requirements.

Risk Management is one of the cornerstones of sustainability at UniCredit.

Joining this Team, you will contribute to the management and mitigation of current and future threats as well as to the definition of strategic guidelines and policies for the Group, thus strengthening our risk culture.

Function description

Group Risk Management proactively monitors all risks (Credit, Financial, Operational & Reputational) in accordance with internal and external regulations as well as our Risk Appetite Framework.

You will be given the opportunity to work in one of the Group Risk units, depending on the group needs and your personal attitudes and aspirations.

Job description

Are you looking for a work experience that will jump-start your career by taking advantage of and developing your strategic mindset and analytical skills?

As a Quantitative Risk Analyst at UniCredit, you will gain exposure to the internal models used to estimate economic risk at a global company. You will assist in model implementation and testing, deepening your analytical and numerical skills and becoming acquainted with the latest developments in academia, financial regulations (among others Basel 2, ECB, EBA) and industry best practices. Finally, you will have the opportunity to realize your abilities and pursue your potential while expanding your professional network.

Main responsibilities:

  • Carry out advanced statistical analysis for model building
  • Produce documentation and professional reports of validation results
  • Perform quantitative assessment of all aspects of models including design, performance and calibration, data integrity and reliability
  • Contribute to the issuing of recommendations for improvements
  • Complete methodological documentations and IT business specifications

What we expect from you

  • Ability to leverage economic risk analyses to conduct primary research, define trends, draw conclusions and present results
  • Collaboration and team work aptitude
  • Critical thinking, entrepreneurial and change oriented approach
  • Numerical programming ability and hands-on expertise with one or more statistical packages (SAS, R, SPSS, Eviews)
  • Result oriented aptitude
  • Working proficiency in Italian and in English
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  • Having a quantitative profile, with a preferred educational path in Economics and Finance

What we offer to you

You will be challenged with a unique 6-month development experience, working in a team-oriented, dynamic and international environment.

Working in Risk in an ever-changing financial landscape will provide you with an invaluable skillset. You will be able to enrich your competencies and knowledge on a daily basis through continuous feedback and a performance evaluation that assesses the possibility to join UniCredit after your internship.


  • Entry date: 01/06/2018   
  • Contract Type: Internship   
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