Buy-To-Let Underwriting Manager

J2 Recruitment
Milton Keynes
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Buy to Let Underwriter required for a pioneering bank with prestigious offices based in Milton Keynes.

The Role:
To underwrite and process all new buy-to-let home purchase plan applications from receipt of application through to offer of financing. You will be required to ensure service levels are maintained whilst being mindful of the Credit Risk Governance frameworks in operation within the Bank, such as KYC and Fraud awareness.

Role duties:

  • Apply and adhere to all Financial Crime Policies in operation within GHB;
  • Liaise with initial broker and /or BDM leads according to defined internal SLA;
  • Review initial case assessments according to internal policy and set SLA;
  • Full case approval and underwriting in accordance with internal SLA;
  • Compose lending rationale that ensures lending decision is clearly structured and documented without escalation to the underwriter;
  • Manage other ad hoc tasks to ensure swift processing of cases;
  • Liaise with borrowers and brokers throughout the home purchase plan approval process;
  • Collaborate with legal advisors and valuers;
  • Experience of BTL and Consumer Lending/Financing;
  • Any other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility of this post, for which the post holder has the necessary experience and/or training.


  • Credit referencing report understanding
  • RICS valuation
  • Application Scoring
  • Risk awareness - MCOB
  • Regulatory standards awareness
  • Influencing skills (negotiation, persuasion, leadership)
  • Stakeholder management
  • Internal collaboration with key departments (Compliance, Risk, Operations, Marketing)
  • Experience in the buy to let market

What you will receive:
Up to £35,000
Excellent Benefits

(Keywords BTL - Buy-to-let - Buy to let)

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