SME Business Manager – HAMILTON

Growth focused relationship lending role, SME Business Banking. Client facilities to $500k. Agile & ‘can-do’ focused culture. Top Salary Package neg
  • Suit a Credit Analyst or Relationship Associate seeking career progression
  • Newly formed Business Direct Team with a mandate for growth
  • Supportive strategies and encouraging management

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced Credit Analyst or Relationship Associate with Business or Commercial Banking experience, looking to service your own Clients and manage/grow a Business Lending Relationship portfolio. This is a fantastic next step in your Banking career within a newly created SME Lending role. As an SME Business Manager, you’ll have a full mandate to manage, retain and grow your own portfolio inside a newly created and expanding direct lending team.

Recently, employment culture in the Banking sector has been impacted by ongoing restructures, increased compliance and risk-averse lending policies, with a general focus on cutting costs. Our Client is rising above these challenges to create an agile environment, with strong customer and employee values, and they have created a very strong employment brand. By focusing on their strengths, they are growing their market share and employing/rewarding people who want to join the brand to help achieve strong results.

With an impressive new leadership team and respected CEO, there is a strong experience offering quality support, fresh ideas and innovative strategies. There is the agility and willingness to get deals done and help Clients grow. If you’ve got proven credit and lending skills across Business Banking or Commercial Finance and you’d like to step up to a management level relationship lending role, this is a fantastic opportunity! The SME Lending team is a direct phone-based team, covering all aspects of portfolio and relationship lending and transaction banking, with a managed pathway to a future external Business/Commercial Banking Management career.

This team is Hamilton-based, servicing Clients across the Waikato Region, plus wider portfolios on a national basis. This organisation is growing rapidly and gaining a reputation as a great place to work. Self-motivated with excellent communication skills and the energy to engage in meaningful conversations? Sound like you? If so, please make a confidential enquiry or send your CV to Collette Gascoigne-Spittle of Virtue Consulting at

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