Jan 04, 2022

Retail Banking Lending Manager | Bendigo | VIC

  • Bendigo and Adelaide Bank
  • Bendigo VIC 3550, Australia

Job Description


About Us


Bendigo Bank has a responsibility to support our customers to improve their financial wellbeing, and in turn become Australia’s bank of choice. We do this through building and maintaining relationships and are there to help customers when they are ready to make their big financial decisions in a way that is convenient for them. We have a proven track record of supporting and contributing towards our communities to achieve big things. 


About the role

In order to successfully achieve our vision of being Australia’s bank of choice we are evolving our Retail Banking structure in Bendigo by bringing together the consumer lending function responsible for providing specialist lending support to Bendigo’s Retail network and forming a new centralised team.

Reporting to the Regional Manager, and working closely with our Branch Managers, the Retail Banking Lending Manager will coach and develop this centralised team as the subject matter expert, monitor performance to targets, and collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure win-win solutions for consumer customers and the Bank.

The successful applicant will have exceptional consumer lending knowledge whilst being a passionate and engaged people leader. You will also have proven influencing and negotiation skills at all levels, and the ability to develop new relationships internally and externally whilst deepening existing relationships. The successful applicant will be excited by the prospect of developing a new high performing team and leading this team through change. A strong knowledge of our group credit policy and procedures and our lending products would be an advantage.

If you are energetic with great communication skills, love motivating a team, and have excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and be flexible to changing market conditions, please put your hand up for this unique opportunity.


About you

Ideally you will:

  • Have experience in consumer lending and assessing customer needs to tailor practical financial solutions
  • Have a passion for leading people and experience in supporting a team through change
  • High level understanding of lending products, policies, and regulations
  • Drive business growth through customer acquisition and quality referrals
  • Be aligned with the Banks vision and values and demonstrate impeccable behaviours at all times
  • Have a demonstrated history of achieving strong sales results
  • Demonstrate highly developed relationship building, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Highly developed credit analysis skills


Why us?

There's so much more to a career with Bendigo Bank than just banking. 

You bring your brilliant mind, and we’ll help you take your learning to the next level with on the job training and external development opportunities - we want you to shine.

After all, YOU are the difference that makes us the better big bank.

At Bendigo Bank we believe a diverse workforce supported by an inclusive culture is central to our success and we actively encourage applications from those who bring diversity of thought to our business. We support candidate requests for adjustment to accommodate an illness, injury or disability to equitably participate in the selection process.


Further Information

Please review the Position Description: Download File Retail Lending Manager PD October 2021.pdf

It is a condition of employment with the Bank that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless you have a medical contraindication or acute illness which prevents you from receiving the vaccine and you provide satisfactory evidence of this to the Bank