Underwriter | BuildStore
T: 0345 223 4888


Job Location : Livingston

In line with increased demand in the sector, BuildStore are now looking to recruit an experienced underwriter to join their mortgage underwriting team.

You will be responsible for assessing and submitting accurate decision in principle requests to our panel of lenders and carrying out underwriting assessments of applications. You will work proactively with brokers, applicants and lenders, and provide supporting financial and project documentation in line with requirements. You will retain overall case responsibility and achieve high standards of application submission to achieve mortgage offers within the agreed timescales.

As well as receiving a competitive annual salary with an OTE of 31-35k PA, our colleague benefits package also includes;

  • A minimum of 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Corporate pension scheme
  • Bonus scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Holiday purchase scheme (up to 5 days)

At BuildStore we work a 37.5hr week Monday to Friday.

Successful candidates will have the required experience along with a professional approach and a positive attitude. This is an excellent opportunity to join a strong industry sector. You will:

  • Have excellent customer service skills and the ability to manage client expectations.
  • Be a competent user of Microsoft office and confidence in using bespoke IT systems.
  • Have the ability to follow processes with a high level of accuracy.
  • Be able to review complex financial documentation and ensure each application meets the chosen lender’s criteria
  • Be able to plan and organise your workload effectively to meet client expectations.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills ensuring contact with clients / brokers and lenders is clear, professional and fully updated on systems.
  • Have the ability think creatively and offer feedback as and when required.

An immediate start is available but we appreciate that notice may have to be served.

This role will be based from our office in Livingston, however, once fully trained we do operate a hybrid approach with a mix of office-based and homeworking so a commutable distance will be necessary. All role specific requirements will be delivered in person and you will therefore be fully office based for the initial 8 weeks as a minimum.

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