VP, Secondary Marketing & Pricing in Denver, CO at Radian Group Inc

Date Posted: 5/19/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for daily market surveillance to analyze real time performance and translate Secondary execution into primary market loan level pricing. Manage and oversee activities of Pricing Desk. Responsible for margin management and oversight.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish and execute Pricing strategy. Manage the pricing models and regularly report risk position to senior leadership.  Oversee Pricing Desk daily execution, including Lock Desk activities (if applicable).
  • Partner with counterparts to review and price (bid) bulk loan pools for both bulk purchases and securitizations, ensuring all target margins are met.  Create and test pricing scenarios to support execution of transaction and/or new strategies.  Collaborate with counterparts to analyze, structure and execute Radian securitization strategy/transactions.
  • Market surveillance and reporting.  Monitor and analyze real time bond market to inform immediate change recommendations (positive and negative) to pricing and to margins guidance.  Assist in the research and implementation of market data and variables to enhance pricing and financial forecasts.  Prepare, analyze and distribute pricing analysis/reports to assist senior management with financial analysis and pricing/ margin risk management.
  • Manage Pricing Engine and information output; serve as subject matter expert for the software application to support technology development related to the Pricing Engine. Contribute to the process of model and technology improvements across various analytic and database tools.
  • Develop and build strong relationships with internal and external partners/customers through active engagement. Represent the company at both presentations and one-on-one meetings with external partners/customers, including broker/deals and customers/investors.
  • Overall management and oversight of the Pricing organization to include (but not limited to): Set performance standards, manage workflow, grant authorities, evaluate performance, and recommend personnel actions within delegated authorities.  Establish and maintain relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and training materials governing Pricing Desk activities including ensuring published for access by relevant stakeholders or staff.

Job Specifications


  • Substantive knowledge and demonstrated analytical expertise in residential mortgage secondary marketing and pricing/valuation concepts and methods. 
  • Awareness of Mortgage Lending Industry Risk Management principals and requirements. 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in roles of increased responsibility
  • Ability to partner and interact with all levels of staff and management to implement initiatives
  • Strong background in Excel, including ability to summarize data via formulas, lookups, pivot tables, etc
  • Strong problem solving and analytic skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills including the ability to communicate sophisticated and technical concepts clearly and professionally
  • Excellent technical skills with ability to design and maintain complex financial models

EEO Statement

Radian complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, color, religious creed, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a person with a disability and need assistance in the application process please send an e-mail message to recruitment@radian.biz.


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