Head of Commercial Underwriting

Job Title: Head of Commercial Underwriting
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -052018-173182
Contact Name: Mark Lawson
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2018 16:09

Job Description

We are currently working in Partnership with a Leading Financial Services company based in Surrey, who have grown year on year and are now seeking a Head of Commercial Underwriting to work with the senior executive team to help develop the team further and to oversee the the underwriting team.

Your key responsibility will be to design, implement and provide ideas for the underwriting model

Key Responsibilities of the Head of Commercial Underwriting:

Review the Credit Risk Strategy with Credit Policy,and Service Level Agreements
Manage the Credit risk and the strategic risk/reward balance of the business
Provide commercial underwriting decisions through detailed analysis of accounts
Lead the underwriting new business team, reviewing renewal and adjustments
Work in partnership with the business to deliver the Operations and Credit Risk strategies

Your key skills for this Head of Underwriting role will include:
Proven Underwriting knowledge, including management skills
Strong influencing skills, including business journeys, actions plans and change
Experience at a senior level in the financial services or insurance industry sectors
In depth understanding of the lending industry and the regulatory environment.
Understanding of economic cycles and impact on credit risk

This role offers a great opportunity to join a company that has grown year on year and who are looking to expand the knowledge of the business with this role to help with additional growth, a potential role where you can leave a legacy.