Development Finance Underwriter

London, UK

Job Type

Development Finance

About the Role

KFS recruitment is currently working with a fantastic London-based lender. We are looking for a Development Finance Underwriter to join the growing team.

The main responsibility of the Underwriter is to Underwrite approved development and bridging loan applications within company lending criteria.

Key Responsibilities:
• Successfully assess and underwrite loan applications in line with the credit policy
• Identification of incomplete or contradictory information received and successful resolution of risk and/or issue
• Recommends loans to the Underwriting Manager and Credit Team where they fall outside of the lending mandate held
• Participates in and contributes to departmental meetings
• Demonstrates a full understanding of the regulation
• Demonstrate an ability to run high volumes of new underwriting cases
• Show excellent judgment
• Manage both internal & external expectations


Skills and experience:

  • Underwriting experience within a specialist lending sector essential

  • Development experience is preferable

  • Ability to adopt a pragmatic approach to underwriting within the approved lending mandate

  • Able to work effectively under pressure and to deadlines

  • Able to work confidently with a small team or individually

  • Confident telephone manner

  • Computer literate

  • Planning and organisation

  • Attention to detail

  • Problem-solving

  • Communication

  • Focus on results