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Business Manager - Cork City


Business Manager - Cork City

Cork, Ireland

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Business Manager - Cork City

Cork | Ireland

In Distribution Channels, our purpose is to enable our Customers, Colleagues and Communities to thrive. We do this by drawing on our professionalism, determination, innovation and the passion we have for making a difference in customers' lives. Our work is important and so too are the people doing it.

Purpose of the Role:

The Business Manager role is critical in terms of drivingthe development of a high value and high quality lending book in the Small Business/Agri segment acrossCorkCity, collaborating as part of a highly effective team the role holder will as appropriatedrive and support SB&A growth.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Be a key leader within the Business Development Forum in respective region
  • Identify New to Bank and existing customer opportunities.
  • Support credit driven customer acquisition by providing credit expertise at selected customer meetings.
  • Complete and submit quality lending applications to GCO Underwriting for new and existing SME and Agri customers.
  • Support relevant Customer, Colleague and Community Events as part of the Group strategy and County Plan.
  • Develop relationships with current and New to Bank customers and create a pipeline of new business from these connections (through BDF).
  • Support building Credit Capability across the county through on-the-job credit skills development of colleagues.

What is the Opportunity?

You will work with market leading technology and a dynamic and supportive team to enable you to source the best available talent. Working closely with our colleagues throughout the business, your day to day and project work will directly contributeto Bank of Ireland being an employer of choice.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 passes (minimum Grade D) in Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate subjects, including Maths and English, or equivalent or superseding qualification.
  • MCC is a requirement for the role therfor QFA is the required qualification.
  • Diploma in SME Credit or commitment to undertake on appointment in role.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Self-Starter with High Initiative.
  • Strong credit skills and experience in extending credit/underwriting, deal structuring and ability to balance risk and returns when making credit application recommendations.
  • High energy/results focused team player - role holder will be key in demonstrating the Bank's credit appetite across the county to customers/prospects/key business influencers.
  • Strong understanding of credit risks & business risks across sectors.
  • Sound business acumen and understanding of SME businesses and key sectors.
  • Good relationship skills, ability to build trust with clients and act as a credible representative of the Bank.
  • Relevant credit risk management experience.

Key Competencies:

  • Customer Focused - Self
  • One Group, one team - Self
  • Accountable - Self
  • Champion Transformation - Self
  • Manage Risk - Self

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Closing date: Aug 22, 2019
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