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VP Underwriting & Risk Correspondent - Non Delegated

Location: Dallas, TX, United States
Req ID: 011635

Job Description


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We’re here to keep the dream of home ownership alive. Oh, and while we’re at it, we’re determined to change the lending industry itself. It’s simple, but it won’t be easy. And we’ll need a great team behind us. (That’s where you come in.) We want to show the world that transparency, candor and collaboration aren’t just good values. They’re good business. Working here isn’t for people who want to punch a clock. It’s for people who want to punch a hole in the status quo. Come join us. And make a difference instead of just a living.


Describe the essential functions for which the Job is accountable.  Essential Functions are those which are specific and unique to this position and when removed changes the nature of the job itself. 

·         Oversight of the underwriting managers and staff.

·         Monitor underwriting turn times and staffing levels

  •  Coordinate all staffing considerations including scheduling, staffing levels and compensation

·         Determine authority levels for underwriters

·         Develop and implement underwriting procedures

·         Coordinate with credit risk on clarifications or guideline changes

·         Responsible for preparing performance reviews for underwriting management

·         Monitor QA and QC findings to identify underwriting trends and enact appropriate changes

·         Participate in Human Resource issues, i.e., timely submission of performance reviews to comply

       with corporate policy.


Job Competencies are an additional component to defining a job that addresses how we do things.  Just as every job requires specific job skills and job knowledge that are unique to the job; different jobs require specific job competencies that you must have in order to do the job successfully. 

  • The candidate should possess excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated and have a proven track record of working with limited supervision
  • Majority of time will be spent in employee development, process improvement and monitoring of  production metrics; providing training and corrective actions when needed
  • Occasional overnight travel is required


What level of education or specialized training is required to perform the job?

  • Candidate must have 7 years underwriting experience, 1-4 family conventional mortgages, 1st and 2nd mortgages, a thorough knowledge of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA lending including 3 years of managing underwriters or leading teams
  • Some secondary marketing experience is preferred
  • Candidate should possess current knowledge of federal, state and local compliance regulations
  • B.A./B.S. degree required


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed; may require walking, primarily on a level surface, throughout the day;  reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials; proper lifting techniques required; may include lifting up to 25 pounds for files or paper.

Note any additional physical requirements for the job (e.g. heavy lifting requirements).

  • General office environment
  • No special physical requirements

Mr. Cooper is committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive environment where every employee is empowered to be their authentic self.  We know that a large part of our success as a business is directly tied to our ongoing efforts to attract and retain diverse talent and maintain an inclusive environment where each employee can thrive.  Embracing and leveraging diversity through an inclusive work environment fosters new ideas, new insights, and constant innovation.  We strive to weave the principles of diversity and inclusion throughout the fabric of how we work, how we interact, and how we engage with our customers and the community.

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Employees matched to this sub unit underwrite loans originated through multiple origination channels and / or product types.
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