Mortgage Underwriter


Ref: 1616Tuesday 21 June 2022

£depending on experience

Whilst our client is based in the West Midlands, they are very flexible when it comes to the working week. Currently, the whole team work from the office once a week, however they are open to a preferred office/remote balance.

Our client is a customer centric, specialist lender, who are seeking an experienced manual underwriter to join their lending team. They have a specialist approach to mortgage borrowers, accepting and lending to their customers who perhaps have been underserved by high street providers.

As their Mortgage Underwriter, you will make sound lending decisions, work closely with their intermediaries, and support the wider team with mortgage enquiries, providing a passionate and personal level of service. There is a broad range of products our client offers, including Buy to Let, Ex-Pat, Self-Build, Shared Ownership and Right to Buy.

Key duties of the Mortgage Underwriter will include:

  • Maintain a pipeline of applications through to offer
  • Communicate decisions and rationale in a clear and assertive manner
  • Make timely lending decisions within expected SLA’s
  • Take ownership of own case load and manage priorities accordingly


The successful candidate will possess:

  • Previous manual underwriting experience
  • Experience with different varieties of lending i.e. Residential/BTL
  • Ideally be CeMap or willing to study to gain this qualification