Underwriting Manager

Jems Recruitment Ltd
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an Underwriting Manager vacancy based in Central London, please apply if you would consider re-locating. We are recruiting an experienced Underwriting Manager to lead an expanding team of Underwriters, processing short-term lending products. This will include allocation of work, completion of quality assurance activity and motivation and monitoring of a team of Loan Underwriters.

Your duties as an Underwriting Manager will include the following:
- Make lending decisions in line with credit risk policy and individual mandate level
- Work alongside the departmental Manager to provide internal training, coaching and monitoring of team members
- To provide external support to third parties
- Ensure that applications are processed within set service standards and in line with key performance indicators
- Completing staff performance monitoring and objective reviews
- Conduct regular first line quality checks and feedback results
- Adhere to internal underwriting policy and regulatory requirements FCA, PRA, Money Laundering, prevention of Financial Crime, data protection etc.
- Identify opportunities and proactively make recommendations for continuous improvement
- Undertake project and ad-hoc pieces of work at management requests

Working as an Underwriting Manager, you will have previous underwriting, credit or lending exposure within a bridging or development finance department, with a strong understanding of a regulatory environment. You will also have experience in managing and prioritising work for a team of people, along with an eye for detail in order to complete tasks to a high standard.

Benefits include excellent career progression, 20% annual bonus, share options, pension and healthcare.