Senior Underwriter | Bristol

Jan 18, 2021

We are looking for an experienced bridging underwriter to join our team as we go through a transitional period of growth.

You will need to be able to show a strong understanding of property lending – in particular bridging and development finance – from enquiry through to completion, and be able to demonstrate sound commercial judgement in your decision making and pragmatism in your attitude towards risk.

Pay and benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme (4% employer / 5% gross employee)
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays and Christmas period
  • Core hours 9-5, with flexible first and last hour
  • Flexible remote working 1 day per week (optional)
  • Further company-wide insurance benefits being considered as we expand
  • Company mobile and contract

Career opportunities:

  • Hands-on, full-lifecycle underwriting
  • Interacting with many different stakeholders
  • Involvement in other key aspects of the company
  • Creating and maintaining new professional relationships
  • To join a company at the beginning of a growth curve
  • Well-performing loan book driven by robust underwriting

Experience and qualifications:

  • 3 years’ recent experience in full lifecycle property underwriting (bridging and/or developments)
  • CeMAP advantageous in conjunction with experience
  • Demonstrable experience of handling complex cases
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills (both internal and external)
  • Strong literacy ability across all forms of communication

Responsibilities:

  • Full lifecycle underwriting from enquiry through to completion
  • Managing your own case load
  • Assisting product development
  • Managing internal and external relationships
  • Seeking out new business opportunities
  • Assisting with company marketing strategy and campaigns
  • Supporting other departments/colleagues in various projects

Apply now:

If you are interested in being part of the team, then please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to the email below.

careers@bathandwestfinance.co.uk

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