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Underwriter, up to £55,000 + Benefits, Central London

Underwriter, Underwriting, Commercial Real Estate, Bridging, Development Finance, London, Finance, Loans, Lending

This secured property lender facilitates the financing of property developments and refurbishments throughout the UK, and is contributing to the alleviation of the housing shortage. There is a great opportunity for you to now join the company as an Underwriter. You'll need around 5 years experience, specifically within the Development Finance space with experience of bridging loans, ground up development, lending for refurbishment or restoration. Loan values range from £250k to £10M.

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • You'll work closely with Business Development Managers to manage and expand a portfolio of secured commercial real estate loans.
  • Provide support from initial application and assessment through to legal closure.
  • Provide support to assist in assessing new cases from customers and brokers to make informed underwriting decisions within set policies and criteria.
  • You will manage the on-boarding of new borrower clients, with a strong focus on AML & KYC.
  • Liaising with legal representatives and other professional advisors. 
  • Management of loan accounts following legal close, particularly of development loans.
  • Providing borrowers and internal management with regular updates throughout the process.
  • Providing a high level of customer service.

To be the right person for the job you must have: 

  • You'll need proven experience of the secured commercial real estate lending market, in an underwriting role with development finance and bridging finance experience.
  • You'll need some experience in working with brokers and third party intermediaries.
  • Excellent communication skills with good influencing and negotiation skills.
  • The ability to work well under pressure and to set deadlines.
  • You'll need to have good self motivation, self discipline and the ability to work without supervision.
  • Good time management skills. 

If you want to join an innovative and growing company, who have received close to £100M in recent investment then please send your CV for immediate consideration.

Underwriter, Underwriting, Commercial Real Estate, Bridging, Development Finance, London, Finance, Loans, Lending

To learn more about this role, please apply or contact Stuart directly on

How to apply

If this position is of interest please send us your CV here, or you can call Stuart Daniel direct on to discuss this and other vacancies that may suit.

Stuart Daniel