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Date Added: Wed 08/09/2021

Underwriting Team Leader

London, UK
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Company: TRUST PAYMENTS

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Trust Payments have an exciting opportunity for an Underwriting Team Leader to join the team.

Location: London

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

About Us:

Trust Payments is a global unified payment technology group that was formed in 2019 bringing together technology and financial services into an omnichannel solution. The new business model has enabled Trust Payments to establish itself as a leading Fintech Payments group.

Underwriting Team Leader - The Role:

The Underwriting Team Leader will manage and lead the team, communicating the company goals and any deadlines.  Motivates team members, assign work and manage performance on a daily basis. The selected person is responsible to help management in training, keeps management updated with KPIs and updates on team performance.  Furthermore, team leads, will need to underwrite certain applications and approve certain applications according to limit thresholds and keep a healthy relationship with other team leaders and with the Sales Team.

Underwriting Team Leader - Key Responsibilities:

- Lead by example and engage the team to perform underwriting of prospective new customers:

- Ensure adherence to underwriting standards, instructions and good practice to minimize risk and maximize efficiency

- Lead the team to conduct credit checks and compliance analysis

- Work with the underwriting compliance team leader to comply with all legal and regulatory requirements to ensure obligations are met

- Ensure adherence to Company and Card Schemes rules and policies

- Calculation of the financial risk exposure and the relevant risk mitigation measures

- Continuous process improvement and sharing best practice

- Foster strong partnerships with other teams such as BRO, Operations etc

- Able to pre-vet applications in the absence of the Head of Underwriting

- Support the Head of Underwriting and be involved in other projects/initiatives as may be directed from time to time

Underwriting Team Leader - You:

- Excellent communication skills - verbal and written

- In deep knowledge of the onboarding process with experience in payments industry

- Analytical skills to identify and assess potential fraud and compliance issues

- Strong skills in risk assessment

- Efficiently and appropriately prioritize and delegate tasks to ensure timely goal achievement

- Preferably experience in leading a team.

- Good people management and coaching skills

Underwriting Team Leader - Benefits (subject to local office benefits policy):

- Opportunity to be part of a rapidly scaling and market leading Fintech business

- Health and Wellbeing ethos including regular wellness sessions, fitness and nutrition and other events as well as supported by internally qualified mental health first aiders

- Family friendly enhanced benefits/policies

- Pension, Healthcare, Life Assurance

- Social events and team building

- Celebrations

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