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Regional Manager Agribusiness

  • 926673
  • Perth
  • Full Time

This is an opportunity to join Rural Bank, the agri specialist arm of the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank group. Setting the standard for banking and giving financial power back to our communities, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank was recently ranked in the top three most trusted brands in Australia. So, come and work for a Bank you can be proud of.

The sales department is responsible for managing the Bank’s clients and as a specialist rural lender understand the cycles in agriculture, and to be able to assist its clients in obtaining their business goals and aspirations in a sustainable manner (specifically those who are within our target markets). It is also the aim of the sales department to be able to obtain relevant industry insights that assist our customers to make informed business decisions. The sales department support the development of regional communities through our partnerships and initiatives.

This is not your average Regional Manager role, by joining Rural Bank you will enjoy:

  • Dynamic leadership and customer relationship opportunities
  • A positive and inclusive team environment
  • Personal and professional development opportunities   
  • WA Location (Northern and Central wheatbelt and pastural districts of WA)
  • Full-time permanent role

What are we looking for?

An opportunity exists to join the Rural Bank team as a Regional Manager Agribusiness (RMA) in a full-time permanent role. The role of RMA provides leadership, coaching and direction to a team of Senior Agribusiness Relationship Managers (SARM), Agribusiness Relationship Managers (ARM) and Rural Customer Managers (RCM), as well as their Assistants, to ensure they can meet the needs of the Bank’s customers.

You will be responsible for establishing sales strategies across Northern Western Australia and ensure those strategies are understood and well executed by their staff.

The RMA is expected to develop and expand relationships with key Bendigo and Adelaide Bank staff, decisions makers and industry bodies as well as with major borrowers

The RMA is required to undertake the day-to-day management of their team/s, as well as providing ongoing high-level leadership and guidance. They undertake a range of different management responsibilities from setting the vision, direction of goals of the team (in line with overall business requirements and organisational objectives) to providing on the job coaching and support of Relationship and Customer Managers.

They are responsible for recruiting appropriate staff for their teams, ensuring their staff members have the appropriate level of training and skills, performance management, and assisting with ongoing development and career progression. Where relevant and required, they will advocate for the needs of their team to the wider business, and ensure that staff are able to work together within their team and collaboratively across the business, to seek win-win solutions for customers of the bank that meet their needs, objectives and interests, particularly for non-standard situations

Why Rural Bank?

Rural Bank believes the future for agriculture is bright. We are committed to providing exceptional financial services, knowledge and leadership for Australian farmers to grow, and you can be part of it.

We are a specialist rural lender who understands the cycles in agriculture, assisting farmers to obtain appropriate finance to grow their farming business. We offer relevant industry insights to assist in making informed business decisions. We also offer our customers the opportunity to support the development of regional communities through our partnerships and initiatives.

What we offer

We will provide training and coaching to ensure your ongoing success in the role as well as provide opportunities to expand your career progression within our business.  Attractive remuneration, tools of the trade and motor vehicle are included.

We recognise the importance of diversity and continually strive to provide an inclusive work environment where people are treated with respect; feel valued and can achieve success.  We believe our success depends on the commitment, integrity and skill of our staff.

At Rural Bank we offer our staff flexible working arrangements as we recognise that throughout our lives we’ll experience times when we need or want more flexibility in when, where and how we work.

On top of this we also provide a wide range of other staff benefits on our products and services.

For more details on the role, see attached position description: Download File Regional Manager Agribusiness Nov_2020.pdf

If you’d like to know more about what we can offer you, just ask us.

For more information please contact

 James Robinson, Head of Sales, James.Robinson@ruralbank.com.au or 0412 492 140

 Applications close: Friday 4th December

Closing date: Dec 04, 2020

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