Senior Quantitative Risk Modeller


  • Company:
    Npower
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / Month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Customer Service

Job reference:
501104901
Sector:
Finance
Location:
Solihull or Swindon
Job type:
Permanent
Salary:
Competitive
Expiry date:
15/11/2018
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