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Underwriter

MERJE is working with a dynamic, specialist lending business that is looking to expand its underwriting operation.  The company focuses on mortgages within niche customer markets, and requires candidates with manual underwriting expertise.

On offer is a salary of up to £35,000 + benefits, as well as the opportunity to join a successful business that is part of a fast-growing fintech group.

Hours: Full time Monday – Friday flexible hours between 8am-6pm

(Opportunity of home working 2 days per week)

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the delivery of the company’s lending objectives by underwriting mortgage applications from customers with complex, irregular and non-traditional situations
  • Process and underwrite mortgage applications, making decisions in line with responsible lending and underwriting policies
  • Deliver excellent customer service throughout the application and decision making process
  • Maintain adequate records in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Work to agreed service levels

Previous experience and qualifications:

  • Experience in manual mortgage underwriting is essential, ideally in a complex / non-traditional lending market
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict timescales