Underwriting Team Lead

Charlotte, NC

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Responsible for 5-10 Underwriters who support our business partners

· Determines workload, manages workflow and monitors team production and service standards

· Provides insight, direction and expertise to team members

· Independently makes decisions and leads special projects

· Monitors incoming volume and balances workload and assignment of production

· Recruits, hires and trains Underwriters

· Collaborates with Underwriting Manager on the preparation of annual performance reviews, any necessary counseling and or performance improvement plans

· Identifies trends and provides training where needed

· Coordinates with managers inter-departmentally to ensure optimum efficiency

· Any and all other duties as requested by management

Required Skills,Experience and Ability:

· Fifteen+ years of mortgage underwriting experience

· Five+ years of manual underwriting experience, not reliant on AUS

· Prior sub-prime experience or non-QM experience

· Adopt the Deephaven culture that contributes to an environment of teamwork and promotes a positive company image to external customers

· Comply with Deephaven policies and procedures

· Ability to manage pipeline to ensure SLA’s are met for initial underwrites, condition,and final condition reviews.

· Ability to interpret, comprehend, and apply guidelines on a loan level basis

· Present self in professional manner and have ability to interact with all levels of organization and outside contacts

· Organized,analytical, detail oriented and self-motivated

· Knowledge of current regulatory compliance requirements

· Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality

· Present self in a professional manner and interact with all levels of organization andoutside contacts appropriately

· Ability to complete responsibilities effectively and efficiently with minimal direction

· Proficient in MS Office including Word and Excel

· Encompass systems knowledge preferred

· College degree preferred

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