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Lending Analyst, Residential Development Finance - JN 72494

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Property & Real Estate Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012021-72494_1616000296

  • Published:

    17 March 2021

  • Expiry date:

    16 May 2021

Our client is a leading principal lender providing residential development finance across the UK who, due to continued success, is looking to hire a Lending Analyst to take ownership and responsibility for reviewing and analysing prospective residential development lending opportunities along with the underwriting, closing and on-going management of a portfolio of residential development loans.

Main duties:

  • Underwriting, deal execution and portfolio management.
  • To prepare Indicative Heads of Terms for residential development lending opportunities.
  • Preparation of Credit Papers for presentation to Credit Committee.
  • To assist with the preparation and review of Offer Letters for acceptance by the customer.
  • To assist throughout the due diligence process including the review and critical assessment of valuation, QS and title reports.
  • Ongoing monitoring of development loans/projects including regular site visits to check on-site construction and sales progress.


  • Property finance experience, preferably from a residential development finance background.
  • Experience of, and enthusiasm for, residential property and residential development.
  • Keen understanding and appreciation of property market trends.
  • High degree of fluency in MS Excel and Word.
  • Highly literate with ability to write clear, concise, incisive reports.
  • Highly numerate with strong analytical skills and close attention to detail.
  • Ability and credibility to communicate clearly and persuasively at all levels.