Senior Underwriter - Luxury - London - £50k-70k

Recruiter
Inspiring Search
Location
London
Salary
50000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a fast growing and successful private equity backed lending business, specialising in working with high net worth individuals, families and companies to fund the purchase of luxury yachts.

The company is looking for an experienced, confident and ambitious Senior Underwriter who has experience in underwriting HNWI (offshore and onshore) to join the busy credit department. The Senior Underwriter will have a range of responsibilities covering underwriting, client liaison, stakeholder management, managing a portfolio if clients as well as reporting and analytics.

What are the day to day responsibilities of this role?

• Overseeing the underwriting process in line with company credit policy framework

• Analysing and assessing potential large clients and assisting in making a lending decision

• Preparing monthly credit reports, portfolio analytics and initiatives. Presenting findings to senior stakeholders in the company.

• Portfolio management and lead client relationship management

• Proactively working with the management team to offer suggestions of new initiatives to improve client experiences

• Liaising with other departments including sales and senior management to ensure the client experience is optimised

What does the successful candidate look like?

Qualifications and skills:

• 5+ years’ experience in a credit/risk underwriting role

• Experience working in a bank or asset lender and ideally experience of working with high net worth individuals/families/businesses

• Leadership experience managing a team of junior underwriters/credit managers/associates

• University educated with a 2.1 degree or above

• Experience of operating under a tiered mandate structure

• Strong numeracy and reporting skills

• Highly organised and superb attention to detail

• Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

Personality and approach:

• Commercially driven with plenty of common sense

• Nimble and out of the box thinker

• Confident, articulate and a great communicator

• A self-starter who is motivated, enthusiastic, and proactive

• A collaborative team player