Senior Lending Officer - Residential

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Senior Lending Officer to join Bluestone, a fun, fast-paced rapidly expanding global financial company.

Situated in funky offices in the Auckland CBD, you will be reporting to the Head of Origination and making lending decisions based on the company’s portfolio guidelines.

The role will appeal to someone who has experience in underwriting in the non-conforming market or someone who has a strong financial services background with both mortgage lending and credit analysis experience from previous roles. Either way, you will have strong commercial acumen and the ability to shape and negotiate deals.


  • Underwrite risks in line with portfolio guidelines
  • Underwrite large volumes of loans in a fully compliant yet commercially orientated approach
  • Build strong and trusting broker and customer relationships
  • Analysis of credit proposals
  • Providing scenario assistance to BDMs and Brokers
  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines


  • Lending experience within a residential mortgages environment.
  • Non-conforming mortgage experience preferred but not essential
  • Thorough ongoing understanding of relevant regulatory legislation(CCCFA), responsible lending, including the ability to ensure that all lending processes and staff are compliant
  • Initiative and a high level of problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Professional telephone manner and customer service skills
  • A technical understanding of underwriting and be able to communicate coherently to clients, customers and senior management.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV together with a cover letter outlining your experience to Collette Gascoigne-Spittle at

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