Lending Underwriter

Job reference
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Start date
Administration & underwriting jobs
Contract type(s)
Full time
Date posted

Key Purpose

·          You will be responsible for managing a caseload to maximise loan completions and new business.


Measures of Success



·          Adherence to procedure manuals and policies

·          Adhere to SLA’s in order to provide the best service to the customer

·          Harness the power of technology to streamline processes

·          Assist the team in order to meet and exceed targets

Key Accountabilities


·          Ensure SLA’s are maintained and exceeded

·          Manage a caseload while assisting team members to manage their caseload in busy times and in times of absence

·          Be proactive in dealing with the loan through to completion

·          Liaise with brokers, borrowers, valuers, solicitors and other third parties

·          Maintain full records on systems, including clear and concise notes

·          Take ownership of case allocation

·          Assist in training of all new staff members

·          Ensure tasks are being completed by Underwriting team (completion of registrations, trust deeds etc)

Skills & Competencies


·          Good communication skills essential for dealing with brokers, borrowers and lenders

·          Proactive

·          Organised

·          Problem solvers

·          Approachable

Knowledge & Qualifications


·          Experience of underwriting

·          CeMap qualified would be advantageous but is not essential

Personal Attributes


·          Good communication skills

·          Flexible

·          Team Player

·          Approachable and self- motivated

·          Proactive and able to identify and highlight areas of improvement



How these will be demonstrated in the role



To act with honesty and reliability in all activities



To have the confidence to challenge and raise issues where these arise


Work across the team to identify process improvements


To respect the opinions and work of colleagues.


To be inquisitive with the business and bring clarity and order to operational activities

Enra Group
Enra Group