Specialist Underwriting Manager

Leeds Building Society
Leeds, UK
27 Aug 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Well recognised within the industry for successfully leading and launching innovative and niche products, this is an opportunity for an experienced underwriter to oversee the implementation and effective operation of a new lending segment, specialising in the underwriting of limited company buy to let mortgages.

You will lead and collaborate with key stakeholders around the business to help define the full end to end customer journey and underwriting process. You will launch and then successfully embed this new segment into business as usual activities whilst maintaining effective oversight of your team and developing high performance.

What skills and experience will I need?

• Extensive experience in underwriting of limited buy to let and delegated lending mandate
• High resilience with an ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• Strong leadership skills
• Credible influencer with an ability to flex your approach to suit the circumstance
• Ability to use insight and data to make sound judgements and provide resolutions to complex problems

Why is Leeds Building Society a great place to work?

We're a mutual not a bank, which means we're owned by our members and are run exclusively in their best interests. In fact, our business is built on the idea of people helping people, whether that's saving for the future or buying their own home.

We're proud to be the first financial services organisation to be awarded Leaders in Diversity. We don't believe in a 'one size fits all' approach when it comes to working here so we provide a flexible inclusive working environment that suits all colleagues. We're a Sunday Times Best Company to work for, which reflects our commitment to support our colleagues with the environment, tools and training they need to be able to excel in their careers.

We're committed to doing what's right for our members, colleagues and communities. We were the first national high-street financial institution to be awarded the Fair Tax Mark, we buy 100% renewable electricity for all our sites and have a two year charity partnership with Samaritans. In addition every colleague has 14 hours volunteering each year. Our culture and colleagues are at the heart of everything we do.

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Leeds Building Society is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us.

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