Grow with UTB

A new job opportunity with United Trust Bank.


Job description

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This is a hybrid role – 3 days in the office (City of London location) and 2 days working from home.

Role Purpose:

Responsible for leading and overseeing the Property Credit sanctioning
team within the Credit department, ensuring that the resources of the
team are sufficient and appropriately applied to identifying, mitigating,
monitoring and reporting those credit risks apparent in the business.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Leading a high performing credit sanctioning team to ensure
    colleagues deliver their potential
  • Supporting business strategy implementation, with particular
    emphasis on credit risk mitigation
  • Ensuring effective processes are in place to identify measure,
    manage, monitor and report on credit risks
  • The sanctioning of credits, final decisions on acceptable credits
    and the provision of subject matter expertise on credit risk
    activities across the property lending businesses at UTB
  • In conjunction with the Credit Director, managing and driving
    credit approval processes across each business line
  • Contributing to the effective reporting of credit risk exposures
    across the businesses
  • Providing objective and independent Credit Risk expert advice
  • Managing, coaching and training the Property Credit sanctioning
    team as required

Skills and Experience sought:

  • Familiarity with credit control issues, in order to control the business
  • High level of commercial awareness in Credit
  • Ability to establish a high degree of credibility, respect and trust at all levels
  • Detail and quality oriented
  • Strong management and leadership skills and ability to bring people together
  • Demonstrates a high level of integrity and fairness
  • Strong negotiator
  • Risk discipline and understanding risk and control
  •  Ability to deliver concise and succinct communications to colleagues, stakeholders and peers
  • Persistent in problem solving and focused on problem solutions
  •  Willing to deal with challenging situations and issues, able to propose and drive the change

About UTB

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UTB is a dynamic and expanding specialist bank that provides solutions to our customers and brokers, which help them achieve their ambitions. Recognised as being one of the most dependable and well-respected Specialist Banks in the UK, we were delighted to see our balance sheet exceed the £2bn mark in 2022.

Exceptional customer service and the ability to provide rewarding deposits accounts and flexible lending solutions have helped us to develop productive and enduring relationships with our customers. We understand that their success is our success and that the quality of our people and teams, is key to delivering special outcomes for them.

We also understand that the performance of our people is directly linked to the culture in which they work. There is a strong sense of community at UTB and as well as promoting a clear set of internal values, and providing a wealth of facilities for training, personal development, and team building, we run a busy and varied calendar of engagement and social activity. Typical recent examples include: Pizza Lunch Days and Coffee Catch-ups; London Marathon and Sahara Challenge Sponsorships; Success Sharing and Value Awards; and Awesome Autumn social events ranging from Theatre Trips, Cocktail Mixology, and Cookery Classes, to Go-karting, Mini Golf and Clay pigeon shooting.

Employee benefits

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  • Competitive Salary and Bonus package
  • 26 Days Holiday
  • 2 Wellbeing Days
  • Contributory Pension
  • Life Insurance / Income Protection / Critical Illness cover
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • Excellent career development opportunities and where appropriate sponsorship of a relevant qualification

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