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Director of Underwriting (Mortgage)

Company: First Heritage Mortgage, LLC
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

A client based in the Fairfax, VA area is seeking a Director of Underwriting to join their team. This person will ideally be local to Fairfax, VA and there is flexibility with working remote, and the client is open to candidates out of state as well. The Director of Underwriting will oversee the underwriting team, including the Underwriting Manager, and the main goal of this role is to improve training and provide feedback on technological enhancements with a focus on process improvement within the team. The client is seeking a candidate who can bring new ideas to the table and provide insight on: onboarding/training of new team members, performance and KPI reviews, technological enhancements, and assist in LO, Post-Closing, and QC meetings as needed. The Director of Underwriting will work closely with the other Operations Managers to ensure effective communication across all teams. Overall, the client is looking for someone who can really make this role their own and challenge the processes in place to bring the Underwriting team to the next level. This role has competitive pay, great benefits, and a strong company culture centered around a work-life balance.

5-7 years of experience in a managerial or director level position within Underwriting

Exposure to variety of loans: FHA, VA, USDA, Conventional, New Construction, Jumbo, etc.

Familiarity with various types of software within the mortgage industry (Encompass experience is a plus)

Passion for process improvement and training

Experience reviewing performance and KPIs and providing feedback

Strong reporting background (ex: status updates on weekly meetings, pipeline/volume reports, etc.)

Effective communication and ability to provide actionable feedback for performance improvement

Must be flexible with coming onsite to Fairfax, VA (if not local, travel occasionally onsite)

Keywords: First Heritage Mortgage, LLC, Washington DC , Director of Underwriting (Mortgage), Other , Fairfax, DC

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