Mar 08, 2023

Senior Branch Manager | Huon Valley Region | TAS

  • Bendigo and Adelaide Bank
  • Tasmania, Australia

Job Description

About the Region and the Branches 

With a population of over 17,000, the Huon Valley consists of 4 major townships - Huonville, Cygnet, Geeveston and Dover. Although, Hobart is just a short 40-minute scenic drive away, people from all over come to the region to sample the rich “foodie” culture and many of which decide to lay down roots and businesses here. The rate of construction is at an all-time high and the infrastructure is expanding quickly. Making the fast-growing Huon Valley branches one of the top performing sites in the state.

The four branches (consisting of 20 staff) have contributed $3m back into the community making the ties between the Bendigo Community Bank and the people of Huon Valley incredibly strong.


About the role  

The Senior Branch Manager is a pivotal leadership role within the Community Bank team, critical to the building of a strong, inclusive, dynamic and productive local Community Bank business being commercially focused and community spirited. Accountable for multiple Community Bank branches delivering tailored financial solutions for our customers.

This role has significant people, commercial and operational responsibility and accountabilities that will contribute and ensure a sustainable, commercially viable local Community Bank. This requires active management of the company profit and loss, cost to income ratio and overall growth.

Participation in your local community initiatives is an expectation of the position where travel, weekend work or work out of hours may be required on occasion.

This position is located across the Geeveston, Cygnet, Dover & Huonville Branches. The role is Permanent, Full-Time. We welcome applications from interstate and please rest assured that relocation costs will be covered, please reach out if you wish to know more about this.


Key responsibilities include: 

  • Build and execute an effective strategic plan for your area across multi customer channels 
  • Read and interpret financial reports to effectively manage the branch costs and income to achieve operating profit growth 
  • Collaborate with branch leaders to establish an effective sales operating rhythm to achieve set targets and grow business performance 
  • Establish and nurture business networks to build the branch profile in your local community and create an effective referrer network  
  • Listen and learn from formal and informal customer feedback to continue to build and improve our connection with our customers 
  • Embed operational and risk management practices through regular and clear communication on requirements  



About you 

  • Proven experience to build a strategic plan for the market  
  • Strong communication skills to deliver clear branch expectations  
  • Proven sales leadership through implementing strategy to drive business 
  • Strong relationship management with ability to effectively network and engage with your community and partners 
  • People leadership with the ability to develop, coach and manage staff performance 
  • Understanding of financial management, business acumen and risk framework  
  • Experience with successfully leading teams across multiple sites would be desirable  
  • Ability to analyse and understand financial reports and statements  
  • Effective and influential presentation and public speaking 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.

If you’re excited to be part of an organisation with strong values and a community focus - then this could be the role for you! Apply now.


Please note: Screening and interviews may commence prior to closing date.