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Head of Underwriting

Location: Darlington


Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 165948

Award winning Darlington Building Society (DBS) is hiring a Head of Underwriting to join the Society during an exciting period of growth.

Reporting directly into the Chief Executive, this role forms part of the Credit Committee. The Head of Underwriting is a key appointment which has full responsibility for managing and developing the Underwriting Team, interfacing right across the organisation. As well as risk management, the role will have a strong focus on people development as well as improving the customer and mortgage intermediary experience.

DBS is proud to operate a manual underwriting policy ensuring a tailored and personal approach to assessing credit risk. It’s vital therefore that interested candidates have experience of manual underwriting.

The successful candidate will have significant experience of leading mortgage underwriting activities and will probably have had exposure to a customer or intermediary facing commercial role.

This role offers an attractive benefits package including an excellent contributory pension scheme, flexible working opportunities and bonus.

For a confidential discussion about this post please contact Georgia Scott on 0191 2604464

All applications for this post are being handled by NRG