3 months ago
Leeds Building Society is looking for a Senior Mortgage Underwriter - DIP to join our Decision in Principle Team. You will be based at our City Exchange Office in the heart of Leeds city centre. This is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract role.
What is the main purpose of the role?
The Senior Mortgage Underwriter – DIP will process referrals for new mortgage applications (which have not satisfied the system rules) from new and/or existing customers from all channels. You will follow the Society's Lending Criteria and Underwriter Guidance and demonstrate sound decision making, fully documenting the rationale for acceptance of cases outside normal criteria. The Senior Mortgage Underwriter – DIP will hold a mandate to approve loans up to £300k. You will also act as an escalation point for colleagues, dealing with more complex queries, complaints and providing support and guidance.
Do you have the essential skills and experience for this role?
* A knowledge mortgage lending systems and the processing requirements.
* Good PC skills in MS Word and Excel are required to produce MI reports and other correspondence.
* The role requires the job holder to undertake an accreditation of Mandate status through Internal Audit.
* Good organisational / time management skills and the ability to work under pressure, meeting deadlines and ensuring service standards are maintained.
* Good communication and motivational skills are essential to ensure objectives are achieved.
Have you seen our benefits and rewards package?
* Competitive salary
* 26 days annual holiday (Pro Rata)
What development can I expect?
Are you looking for a rewarding career? We see all colleagues as key to our success. Life at Leeds Building Society is both stretching and rewarding and we provide a wide range of training and development opportunities to help you build a successful career with us.
What do you know about Leeds Building Society?
We are the 5th biggest building society in the UK with 140 years of experience and we have every intention of getting better and better. We are totally committed to do what we were set up to do – to help people save money and to buy their own home.
We've won a whole host of awards over the years including Best Companies accreditation, which reflects our continued commitment to colleagues and the customer service they provide to our members. We work hard to develop a product range to try to meet our members' needs, and partner with numerous local communities and chosen charities.
We're not a bank – we're a mutual, which means we're owned by our members and are run exclusively in their best interests.
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.