Mortgage Underwriter Team Leader

Recruiter
Red The Consultancy Ltd
Location
Glasgow, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1227650792
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client has an exciting new opportunity for a Regional Mortgage Underwriter Team Leader to join their Glasgow office. The Team Leader will lead, support, direct, monitor and control a team of Local and Regional Mortgage Underwriters in the delivery of an excellent service to customers and mortgage intermediaries, operating within a mandate approve specific mortgage applications in line with Lending Policy.
THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience within the secured lending or residential or commercial mortgage market, (preferably with Residential/Buy to Let experience)
  • Experience of people management
  • Understanding of the regulatory environment and in particular TCF
  • Experience of dealing with brokers and third parties.
  • Technology skills - MS Excel and Word
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Strong organisational, prioritisation, planning and problem-solving skills

JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Ensure that the underwriting team provide a high quality of service to both customer and intermediaries on a consistent basis.
  • Maintain and focus on resourcing requirements ensuring sufficient cover and training is continually reviewed and all risks mitigated
  • Line manage and coach all direct reports, including all aspects of performance management, personal development, conduct, sickness management, appraisals, employee administration and recruitment. Ensure Continuous Personal Development (CPD) plans are kept up to date.
  • Monitor and manage workflow queues to ensure Service Level Agreement's (SLA's) are met and ensure quality standards are regularly tested and maintained
  • Regularly test established controls and processes across the team to ensure effective and relevant assessment on quality of the teams work
  • Assess the ongoing competence of their team by undertaking sample case reviews, assessing rationale, adherence to policy and mandate and appropriateness of customer outcomes
  • Review processes ensuring that they are well documented, customer focused, efficient and up to date
  • Ensure department procedures and associated manuals are easy to understand, are complete, compliant and up to date
  • Assess departmental Key Performance Indicator's (KPIs) and Treating Customer Fairly (TCF) KPI's providing information to the team as appropriate and ensure we maintain the ability to demonstrate we are meeting our TCF obligations
  • Regular and accurate production of key management information and reporting
  • Maintain the company's compliance standards and own compliance training in relation to the underwriting team
  • Answer and address technical and complex queries from intermediaries and staff

REMUNERATION PACKAGE ON OFFER
Competitive Salary & excellent benefits.

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