Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Global Lending Operations
  • Division:
    Central Services
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Retail Lending Completions Specialist (3668)

Completions Specialist

As a Completions Specialist within Retail Lending Operations, you will be responsible for completing all due diligence on mortgages and loans in order to prepare them for completion. You will manage all cases post offer; from answering queries, to reviewing legal documentation, to setting the loan up on the system ready for drawdown.

You will be expected to deliver a high quality of service to our clients, whilst building great relationships with our external solicitors and internal stakeholders.

What you'll do:

  • Managing a pipeline of cases pro-actively and efficiently to ensure cases are moving from offer to completion in a timely manner
  • Liaising with internal teams (banking and credit) to resolve any issues that arise with security prior to drawdown
  • Answering queries from Solicitors by email or over the phone, making suitable decisions while ensuring any risk to Investec Bank is properly mitigated
  • Completing internal security reviews of existing charges for contract variations
  • Making sure all legal documents and conditions of the mortgage or loan are satisfied and correct prior to drawdown
  • Authorising loans to complete and arranging funds to be drawn down, including calculating and collection of all fees due under facilities
  • Responsibility for set up and maintenance of mortgage and HNW lending products – building loan structures into relevant source systems
  • Responsibility for capturing deal information required for regulatory reporting at point of drawdown

Core skills and knowledge

  • Excellent knowledge of operational processes involved in mortgage and property lending
  • A sound knowledge of the conveyancing process and different security structures involved in retail lending
  • Ability to balance client experience against business and operational risk
  • Ability to manage multiple deals and tasks in tandem
  • CeMap qualification and knowledge of the FCA MCOB & CCA handbook would be advantageous

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence stakeholders and manage expectations
  • Good organisation and strong attention to detail.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic, a self-starter who is keen to work hard and help develop the business.
  • Passionate about providing extraordinary service to our clients.
  • Analytical mind set- ability to problem solve and take ownership of creating positive outcomes
  • Loves working as part of a wider team and interacting with a variety of stakeholders at all levels.

About Investec

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK, Australia and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

**We are open to conversations about flexible working so please ask**

Could your career thrive in this setting? Could you see yourself making an impact? If this is the career opportunity you've been waiting for please apply today or contact us for more information.

As an Out of the Ordinary bank, we have a family-oriented culture and we genuinely care about our people. We work really hard to create a fun, collaborative and learning environment - so expect lots of team activities, as well as plenty of support for training, mentoring and coaching.

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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN

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Louise Radcliffe

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