Mobile/Roving Mortgage Underwriter - M4 CORRIDOR

18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This represents a great opportunity for a strong technical Mortgage Underwriter to stamp their mark on an established, yet growing lender, currently employing around 160 people with the underwriting function set to grow further through 2017 both on-site and off-site.

The Company: Our client is an established and recognised brand in lending and retail savings - they have expanded over the last couple of years by around 25% in terms of staff headcount as product demand increases. A great organisation in which to learn and develop.

The Role: This is a brand new role - the purpose of which is to underwrite new mortgage applications off-site and provide "in principal" decisions to preferred business partners. The area you would cover is the M4 Corridor, from the Middlesex/Berkshire area, through to Swindon and Bristol. The key tasks within the role will include the following:

  • Assessing loan applications to ensure completeness of documentation to company standards and liaise with introducer's to procure the submission of omitted items.

  • Appraise new applications with a view to proceeding or rejecting, advising introducer's of any outstanding requirements in order to proceed.

  • Produce loan offers in compliance with the companies Lending Policy.

  • Dispatch Mortgage Offers and Solicitors Instructions.

  • Respond to intermediary enquiries in person, by email, letter or by telephone.

  • Contribute to the design of the "off-site underwriting" procedure/process in order to ensure a high level of service and quality of applications.

  • Attend Internal or External meetings as required, visiting the Surrey head office once every week/fortnight.

Skills / Experience Required: Candidates need to have at least 3 years mortgage underwriting experience within a Bank or Building Society. You should have a good understanding of FCA regulations, possess the ability to build positive working relationships and have strong administrative/organisation skills.

Additional Information: The salary is c. £30,000 and in addition you will receive a £5,000 car allowance, company pension, BUPA membership, concessionary mortgage facilities, company bonus and an active sports and social club membership. Great office atmosphere and a company, within which, you genuinely can progress.

The Mobile/Roving Mortgage Underwriter position is only one of many vacancies we are handling. ARC is a specialist within Financial Services recruitment and the Consultant handling this role has over 20 years experience in this field. Areas of expertise include employee benefits/group risk, compliance, pensions, flexible benefits, paraplanners, sales support, underwriters and IT related roles. We predominately focus on London and The Home Counties, although we have also been successful in offering national solutions and overseas. Check the website and feel free to call Darren Snell at any time.