Job title: Property and Valuation Manager

Location: Milton Keynes

Closing date:

Job Summary

  • To own and develop the Property Valuation and New Build controls capability within the Residential Property Finance function
  • To implement controls and procedures around New Build Financing, Valuation, Property Types, Concentration Limits and LPA recoveries
  • To act as point of reference for the overall business and provide support to Underwriting, Completions, Sales and the Collections and Recoveries Team with all property-related matters
  • To manage Valuation and LPA Receivers panel including cost control and first-line audits
  • To undertake property due diligence and manage the “One Stop Shop “property search process

About us

Founded in 2007, we are a challenger bank that operates in accordance with Shariah principles, with offices in London, Milton Keynes and Wilmslow. We offer personal and corporate savings products and finance for UK residential and commercial property, in addition to sourcing and advising on UK real estate investments.

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for New Build exposure monitoring including settings and monitoring exposure limits generally and on specific developments, where appropriate
  • Responsible for providing approval for acceptability of developments due to property type, location etc
  • Design and own business process to ensure the successful execution of strategy with key considerations to property types (e.g New Build)
  • Manage key relationships with Valuer and Legal panel
  • Design and own comprehensive suits of management information to ensure management of key risk and exposures
  • Maintain strong relationships with Underwriters, Products, Sales, Completions, Recoveries and Credit Risk colleagues
  • Manage LPA receivers to minimise loss to the bank
  • Manage all property risk and property related queries from within the business and externally
  • Present Property Risk MI to monthly Executive Risk Committee
  • Member of Panel Management Committee with responsibility to report on Valuer SLA performance
  • To undertake property due diligence and manage the “One Stop Shop “property search process
  • Liaise with overseas clients and undertake property searches
  • Maintain network of property contacts

Skills required:

  • Valuation
  • Surveying
  • Litigation
  • Law of Property Act Receiver
  • Asset Disposal and Recovery
  • Understanding of AVM and Property Risk Tools
  • Understanding of UK mortgage market

Additional Details:

We offer a highly attractive reward package; the typical benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday entitlement increasing with service
  • Pension Plan
  • Private medical insurance
  • Group dental insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Referral Bonus

Gatehouse Bank is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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