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Branch Manager and Proven Business Developer | Bunyip & District Community Bank® Branch | Vic

Bendigo Bank

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Job Posted: 08/03/2018

Job Category:

Banking & Financial Services / Management - Branch

Job description:

Unique and rewarding career. Business development combined with people leadership

About us

Bendigo Bank's aim is to be Australia's leading customer connected Bank. Our strength comes from our focus on the success of our customers, people, partners and communities and we respect and respond to their unique differences.

Bendigo Bank’s innovative Community Bank® concept has been established in Bunyip and the Bunyip & District Community Bank® Branch is making a vital contribution to the community through grants to support projects with local community organisations, such as funding of defibrillators, sponsorship with clubs & groups to improve sporting & recreational activities, and scholarships to help in higher education and leadership development for younger members of our community.

Bunyip is located in Gippsland, 82 km southeast of the Melbourne City Centre.

About the team and role

The Branch Manager of the Bunyip & District Community Bank® Branch is a unique role which centres around business development.

You will play an integral role in the long-term success of the branches, driving business and lending growth, with a particular focus on business opportunities. You will further develop our existing customer base, as well as attract new customers, and deliver an exceptional customer experience to all through provision of tailored financial solutions.

You will spend most of your time in the community proactively building and maintaining valuable networks and community partnerships: your office is anywhere customers want it to be – their farm, home, place of work, a café or at their local branch. It's about being agile in responding to customer needs, at their availability.

You will also become the leader of a small team who love our community and believe in the difference that having a bank in the community can make. With a Customer Relationship Officer in branch taking care of the operational side of branch management, you will focus on utilising your exceptional business development skills and knowledge in a leadership capacity; leading, motivating & coaching your team to deliver exceptional service and sales results.

This is a permanent, full time position.

Business Performance & Growth | Community Engagement

People Leadership | Business Development

About you

We are looking for a business development specialist who also enjoys people leadership. The successful candidate will demonstrate a range of capabilities:

  • Demonstrable experience in developing and executing strategies to maintain and build business growth.
  • Highly developed relationship building skills; proactively developing valued networks, quality referrals and community partnerships.
  • Proven ability to lead, mentor and develop highly effective teams in a service environment.
  • A track record of consistently getting sales results.
  • Ability to connect to a customer's needs and devise practical solutions

The following will be advantageous:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Business/Finance or related discipline
  • Highly developed lending knowledge and credit analysis skills
  • Exposure to Banking and Finance products and services

What we offer

  • An excellent remuneration package, including tools of the trade (fully maintained motor vehicle, laptop and mobile phone) will be offered to people with a depth of experience and passion for the continual development of a Community Bank in the local community
  • Extensive training and coaching to ensure your ongoing success in the role
  • As part of a national organisation we are able to offer exciting careers paths within the Bendigo Bank Group

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this role, please contact: Anthony Gillett, Regional Manager – South West Gippsland on 0417 139 245.

If you have a passion for engaging with people and a desire to assist customers in reaching their financial and lifestyle goals, then we'd love to hear from you.

The successful applicant will be required to conduct a background check and must possess a current Driver's Licence.