Help us build the UK's most transparent peer-to-peer property finance platform.
At Invest & Fund, we’re building an alternative finance platform that delivers more for lenders and helps our borrowers get the job done.
We have offices in Hastings and London and our business development team are based across England and Wales. If you’re interested in alternative finance and residential property, we’d love to hear from you.
Take a look at our latest vacancies and apply for open roles below.
Full-time, permanent (Home Based)
North East (Leeds based)
Invest & Fund is committed to building the UK’s most trusted peer-to-peer marketplace helping individuals, high net worth lenders, private banks, family offices and institutions achieve attractive, risk-adjusted returns from funding successful residential development projects. Having already lent over £45m, the business is at an exciting time as it seeks to scale and become a market leader in the provision of residential development and associated bridging finance.
We currently lend up to £5M per project but are open to larger deals as well. Invest & Fund is fully authorised and regulated by the FCA.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful company in a fast moving and busy environment, contributing to the overall success of a high performing organisation.
We are currently expanding our Business Development Division and are looking for self-motivated individuals with excellent interpersonal and influencing skills to join our team. The successful candidate must have a proven and demonstrated track record in real estate finance business development.
This is a highly autonomous business development role, you’ll be out and about networking to bring the right opportunities to the table. You’ll generate revenue by building and developing strong relationships with existing and new Brokers and Borrowers. This is all about your motivation and expertise, and who you know and, through the trust you build with them, and making sure that you identify loan proposals of the right quality and you’ll be highly valued and well-rewarded.
You will be responsible for developing, delivering and monitoring strategic marketing and business development activity and actively generating business. You will be a key part of the Invest & Fund team, working with Head of Borrower Origination, the Credit and Operations teams and other key staff and partners to ensure the company effectively positions its sector expertise, adds value to clients and acquires quality new business and clients.
You’ll spend most of your time out and about. If you’re outgoing and sociable as well as focused on the purpose of your work, you’ll love this job! As the role is entirely centred on building relationships, any sales experience is advantageous.
A consultative sales style and an inquisitive mind; credible and articulate when presenting face to face. Very sociable yet professional and polished in all communications, written and spoken.
Well-organised and proactive in uncovering information with strong attention to detail.
You will be proactive, confident and collaborative manager who enjoys a variety of challenges and is adept at balancing client development and pitching.
You will only be considered for this role if you have a fully transferrable client base for residential development and bridging loans.
Invest & Fund is committed to building the UK’s most trusted peer-to-peer marketplace helping individuals, high net worth lenders, private banks, family offices and institutions achieve attractive, risk-adjusted returns from successful residential development projects. Having already lent over £60m, the business is at an exciting time as it seeks to scale and become a market leader in the provision of residential development and bridging finance. Invest & Fund is fully authorised and regulated by the FCA. The business is highly entrepreneurial and fast-paced, and its hallmark is a can-do, collaborative culture. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful company in a fast moving and busy office environment, contributing to the overall success of a high performing organisation. The role of the Risk and Compliance Manager is to help deliver a compliant operating environment within the business through identification, measurement/assessment, mitigation and monitoring of risk. This will include providing advice and reporting internally on regulatory matters to senior management, working in close conjunction with the Compliance Officer and the MLRO, helping the business manage regulatory compliance and wider risk in an effective and controlled manner.
You will be Responsible for reporting to senior management on a regular basis on compliance matters. Advising senior management on compliance with legislation, regulations, rules and standards, keeping them informed of developments. Responsible for educating staff on compliance issues acting as a contact point for all queries. Responsible for the ongoing implementation and review of the Risk and Compliance framework and monitoring programme. We are looking for someone with a proven track record working in Compliance advisory and monitoring roles. You will have regulatory experience focused on FCA rules, including CASS, AML and TCF. You will need a sound understanding of compliance laws, rules and standards and their practical impact. Working independently from the business in an oversight function. You will be an effective team member with excellent communication skills (both verbally and written). Ability to translate regular requirements into practical considerations and solutions for effective business operations. You will have commitment to maintaining own professional skills and knowledge, especially keeping up to date with changes in compliance laws. You will need knowledge of article 36H and other key regulatory areas affecting Peer to Peer (P2P) and knowledge of GDPR. You will develop, implement, manage and co-ordinate the organisation’s risk management strategy. Plan, review, recommend and implement systems and practices across the organisation in line with prevailing legislation. Establish written guidance for staff on implementing compliance with legislation, regulations, rules and standards through policies and procedures and other relevant documents. Conduct staff training on topical issues, oversee annual compliance refresher training and new staff induction training. You will need to keep up to date records and registers, including any breaches and you will be responsible for FCA reporting and oversight of FCA and CASS breaches.
Central London or Hastings
Invest & Fund is an alternative finance provider specialising in lending to experienced property developers whose loans are secured upon residential property assets. We offer fast, flexible finance, created to support ambitious developers with transactions sizes typically between £1m- £5m and higher. In an environment where high street banks and other lenders have been reluctant to extend finance, we are able to fill the gap. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful company in a fast moving and busy office environment, contributing to the overall success of a high performing and progressive organisation. You’ll join our experienced and dynamic Credit team, reporting to the Head of Credit. You will have an opportunity to be part of a passionate and personable team and will be helping the company manage and enhance its credit policy. You will be responsible for assessing credit applications and assembling deal summaries and recommendations to present to the Head of Credit plus ongoing monitoring of the portfolio.
To be considered for this role you will ideally have experience of credit assessment or portfolio management within Property Finance. You will have broad credit knowledge covering the whole process from inception to drawdown. You must be able to work with a high level of autonomy, maintain attention to detail and have good communication skills. You will be a patient and proactive individual who is able to deal with a high workload. You will possess an ability to confidently negotiate and agree terms of support for new and existing customers. You will need an understanding of Security and Security taking. Strong computer skills including use of Excel and MSWord, able to prepare financial models. Strong written and verbal communication skills and a team player but capable of working independently. You will need experience in a banking or specialist financial services enviroment and knowledge of secured residential property development and bridging loan processing. An understanding of Peer-to-Peer and Alternative Finance is also beneficial. You will need to have an understanding of Securities, guarantees and collateral. Ideally you will have also had a business development role and able to prioritise, multitask and be able to work to tight deadlines. You will need to be detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy, able to write reports and have an analytical approach to tasks.
Full-time (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5:30pm)
£17,500 - £18,500 p.a.
Invest & Fund is an alternative finance provider specialising in lending to experienced property developers, secured against residential property. We offer fast, flexible finance, created to support ambitious developers with transaction sizes typically between Â£1m- Â£5m. In an environment where high street banks and other lenders may be reluctant to extend finance, Invest & Fund will look to fill the gap. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing and successful company in a fast moving and busy office environment, contributing to the overall success of a high performing organisation. This role would best suit a school or college leaver who is looking to learn and progress. The role of a loan/lender admin assistant is to gather, review, administer, appropriately store and record all the relevant information and documentation throughout the life of a loan, from initial enquiry through to full repayment. The role is varied and diverse, from amending contracts and Excel spreadsheets for loans and lenders to answering the telephones and performing online research to support the due diligence enquiries we make as part of our loan/lender administration.
You will have a keen interest in financial services and administration with a huge potential to learn and progress quickly into the role. You will have a good standard of education, especially English and Maths, with a business subject or computing being an advantage. Outgoing and confident, you will be able to get on with diverse personalities. You are keen to learn more about the business and expand your role as you get more experience and are well organised with the ability to multi-task. You will possess excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) with an aptitude for figures, have a hands-on approach to delivering excellent customer service. You will be highly motivated and detail focused and a self-starter with an ability to work as part of a team. You will need to have excellent Computer and Microsoft Office skills and be able to Liaise with Client Service Manager regarding new applications that require clarification/action. These will need to be followed up/recorded and senior colleagues kept advised. You will maintain internal records (including pipeline reports, credit decisions and lender capacity) and deal with inbound correspondence associated with both new loan applications and existing loans progressing through the business (including email, phone and letters) You will need an awareness of AML and KYC and be able to read, understand and put into practise the company's policies and procedures.
£22-£25,000 per annum
Invest & Fund is an alternative finance provider specialising in lending to experienced property developers whose loans are secured upon residential property assets. We offer fast, flexible finance, created to support ambitious developers with transactions sizes typically between Â£1m- Â£5m and higher. In an environment where high street banks and other lenders have been reluctant to extend finance, we are able to fill the gap. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a successful company in a fast moving and busy office environment, contributing to the overall success of a high performing organisation. We are looking for a full-time office manager/personal assistant to help support and improve our growing company, strong culture and engagement through an exciting mix of administration, HR, Board support, Operations support and special projects.
As Office Manager/Personal Assistant, your role is essential to the smooth running of the office and its continuing expansion. The context is challenging; we’ve expanded quickly, the workload is high, and the environment is fast paced but relaxed. You know the importance of a company’s culture, and you believe you can help to create a great place to work. We'll be relying on you to create a great environment for everyone, showing passion in delivering the details that make every-day life run smoothly for the team. Comfortable in working with senior leaders, you will provide business support to senior executives and managers. You will ensure that our team members have everything they need to be successful. We will look to someone who is capable of streamlining existing processes to leverage efficiencies in the things that we already do. We need you to be hard driving, creative, and flexible. You'll need to be meticulous and organised in your approach, and able to effectively work with every team inside the company. You will be a great multi-tasker with an organised approach to your varied and challenging workload. Ideal candidate will have had experience with meeting minutes.
Full-time (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5:30pm)
As a temporary summer intern, you will help our Business Development Managers (BDMs) with professional prospecting of direct developer relationships. You will be doing internet research gathering and compiling information to produce a list of developers the company may wish to forge business relationships with. You will be Conducting research, providing project support and producing reports as required.
As a summer intern, you will have an interest in major economic events and the financial industry. Able to build relationships quickly, professional, personable and analytical. Solution driven, with an attention to detail and thorough research. You will have an interest in financial market and the aspiration to work in the financial services industry and will be a Graduate in 2019 or 2020. You will have excellent Web, Outlook and Microsoft Office Skills along with strong research, analytical and reporting skills. You will need exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal) and the aptitude to learn and adapt quickly in a rapidly changing environment. You will need the ability to work for a minimum of 8 weeks July-September 2019.