Underwriting Manager

This person is responsible for the credit sanctioning of loans and assessing the application in line with our credit policy. Make recommendations for changes to the lending policy and processes in line with the company risk appetite and lending strategies.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assess and underwrite both Bridging and Development Loans in line with credit policy sanctioning within personal mandate.
  • Recommend loans to Senior Underwriting Manager / Credit Committee where they fall outside policy or mandate held
  • Review and sign off Report on Title
  • Work closely with the Senior Underwriter to maintain policy and risk appetite.
  • Maintain up to date awareness of current financial and regulatory requirements and make recommendations of how changes can be implemented in new business
  • Shows ambition and takes ownership of personal development and learning
  • Ensure full compliance with policy and procedures, and KYC and AML requirements, and identify any potential fraud and report appropriately.
  • Always represent the company in the best possible light.
  • Carry out any tasks or activities required by Management Team

Qualifications and requirements

  • Minimum 2 years underwriting to include holding a lending mandate, preferably in Bridging Loans or Development Finance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong team focus; gets results through team working
  • ‘Can do’ approach with strong organisational and planning skills
  • Focusses on the customer and quality delivery

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to careers@oblixcapital.com