Job Vacancy: Head of Manufacturing – Commercial Banking – West Midlands - CBCRS


£55-85k plus bonus and benefits

Our client is a SME division of a large banking group. This business provides an exceptional service to businesses with a turnover up to £25m. As one of the highest growth areas of the bank, SME is fundamental to the group’s strategy of growing sustainable income. The role in supporting businesses and lending to their customers is key in articulating their broader support of UK economic growth. Their aim is to become the best Bank for their customers and will achieve this by putting customers at the heart of everything they do, and by leveraging their strength as a major UK-focused bank.

This is a high profile senior area director role, leading the manufacturing industry specialist team. It is the largest SME team in the Midlands by number of line reports and largest manufacturing team nationally. It is an exciting opportunity for an individual who has personal “growth aspirations” in a key sector which supports the Bank’s Helping Britain Prosper commitments.

The team is experienced and diverse and in growth mode and delivering to high levels in a number of key deliverables with one of the highest client scores in the SME manufacturing. The team is well placed to capitalise on the opportunities in the market to grow further an already strong market share which is already well in excess of the national market share of manufacturing businesses.

You will develop the capability of the Relationship Management team, and support them in all aspects of their work, specifically developing their own local business plans and manage their client portfolio to ensure full adherence with all policy, procedure and compliance requirements.

You will ensure operational and business development activity compliance with internal and external polices (including credit), asset quality, standards, reporting, legal, statutory and /or regulatory requirements are met in order to reduce business and personal risk and operational loss within the bank.

In return for your dedication, you’ll enjoy their total commitment to your ongoing personal and professional development. As a valued member of the team, you’ll be supported to grow and advance through excellent training and progression opportunities. Naturally, you’ll also have access to fantastic benefits.

This role is a great opportunity for a high performing individual looking to progress. If this opportunity is of interest we very much look forward to hearing from you.

Key accountabilities:
• Manage, motivate, develop, coach and appraise team.
• To contribute as a member of the Midlands Regional Board to the leadership and planning of the region.
• Regularly monitor and evaluate the team’s performance against business objectives, including the supervision of regulated products for which the role is authorised, recognising individual / team achievement and taking corrective action where appropriate.

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