Mar 10, 2023

Business Development Manager | Community Bank Cummins District | SA

  • Bendigo and Adelaide Bank
  • South Australia, Australia
Business Development

Job Description

Do more, dream more, become more. Welcome to Bendigo.

About us

We’re big enough to offer you every opportunity, but not so big that we lose the community feel that we’re famous for. You can be bold and take calculated risks, knowing you have the backing of your team and leaders. Join us in walking the talk when it comes to supporting our customers, giving back and making our communities a better place.

Community Bank Cummins District is a proud and successful organisation that has had a significant positive influence on Cummins and surrounding areas. Our business has experienced substantial growth and now includes Agency’s located in Tumby Bay, Cleve and Wudinna. Through the unique Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Community Bank model, we have invested over $6 million across our communities by means of sponsorship, grants, scholarships and dividend payments to local shareholders. Employment opportunities have arisen due to our growth, and we encourage your consideration to join our dynamic team.

Be the difference. Be part of Bendigo Bank.

About the role

As the Business Development Manager, you will primarily be assisting our customers with their lending requirements for Micro-Business (<$200k), Agribusiness (<$500k), and Home Loans, showcasing your broad knowledge and experience in lending. You will use your business development skills to build long term connections with local community groups, stakeholders and partners to drive business opportunities across our entire geographical area (Cummins, Tumby Bay, Cleve, Wudinna and surrounding districts).

You will be responsible primarily for customer acquisition and having the ability to establish and maintain quality referral partner relationships. Prospecting and networking skills will be critical to ensure continued growth.

This position is based at Community Bank Cummins District, however it is predominantly a mobile role. The role is Permanent Full time working 76 hours per fortnight.

About you

  • Business development capability and established quality referrals and networks
  • Understanding of financial management, business acumen and risk framework
  • Highly developed lending knowledge and credit analysis skills will be essential
  • Ability to exceed customer expectations through an understanding on their individual financial needs
  • Drive to acquire a diverse customer base and meet business targets
  • Organised approach to managing volumes of work with initiative and attention to detail
  • Self-driven with the ability to work autonomously
  • Customer focussed approach with the ability to assess customer needs and tailor practical lending solutions

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.

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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 Business Development Manager PD_Community Bank_May 2022.pdf

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.