Mortgage Underwriter Job No: BS/HE/MU
Salary: £34,000.00 - £40,000.00 Location: West Malling Contract Type: Permanent
Posted: 26/04/2022

Job Title: Mortgage Underwriter

Salary: £34-40,000 per annum, DOE

Location: West Malling

Exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Mortgage Underwriter to join our client, an established lender with a strong brand identity.

Duties include:

  • Accurately underwriting applications and providing excellent customer service whilst meeting prescribed timescales.
  • Assessing portfolio Landlords in line with current regulations and guidelines.
  • Understanding CAIS information alongside current lending guidelines.
  • Supporting underwriters and underwriting support colleagues with training to meet identified skill gaps.
  • Proactively taking ownership of complex cases and queries and supporting colleagues with complex cases as needed.
  • Supporting the Head of Underwriting as required.
  • Presenting cases to the Credit Committee for approval where necessary.
  • Effectively building and managing key relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Maintaining accurate internal systems so current positions and information are reflected at all times.
  • Responding accurately and appropriately to telephone calls, enquiries, and other correspondence, in timely fashion.
  • Liaising effectively with Mortgage Consultants and Senior Management.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Underwriting experience, ideally within the Buy-to-Let market.
  • Experience of holding a mandate.
  • Confidence and experience dealing with brokers and third parties.
  • Strong knowledge of the mortgage markets.
  • Experience lending to Limited Companies, Portfolio Landlords and Ex-Pats.
  • Fantastic communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines, whilst providing the highest levels of customer service.
  • Excellent planning and problem-solving skills.
  • A proactive and positive approach, with plenty of tenacity and resilience.

In return, our client offers great benefits, including industry leading private healthcare, supported training with a CPD track, and subsidised gym membership.

If you feel you meet the above criteria, please apply online for immediate consideration.

This role is being handled by Holly Ensoll, Business Support Consultant for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment.

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