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Relationship Manager Agriculture, South West England - Bristol/Exeter

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: England - South West
Categories: Business Banking, Agribusiness

Job Title: Relationship Manager Agriculture
Business Unit: Group Business
Location: South West England - Bristol/Exeter
Salary Circa:  £55,570 DOE, plus car allowance and benefits
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time

We have grown, and we’ve got big plans for the future. We’re on an exciting journey as we bring together Clydesdale Bank, Yorkshire Bank and Virgin Money. It’s a fun and fast-paced place to be,  the wider market has never been so bustling, with capital investment driving new entrants, evolving business models, and change, do you have what it takes to help us build on our successful Agriculture portfolio?

We have an excellent opportunity to join our Agri team, as we embrace our new brand, and build on our hugely successful Agri Business franchise - with a clear, ambitious strategy for growth as we launch Virgin Money Business; expand our relationship proposition, nationally; and enhance our customer experience. All of this is firmly rooted in our purpose - making you happier about money.

If you're passionate about providing a tailored, relationship-based service to our Agri clients and are willing to do what it takes to ensure our customers are happy, then this role is perfect for you!

 Day to Day duties include…

  • Generating and optimising income through relationship management
  • Servicing customers and strengthening the banks visibility in the local market place
  • Effectively networking in the local community and facilitating introductions to benefit the customer.
  • Developing new to bank income, via building relations and understanding of customer needs
  • Utilising your knowledge in your geographical area, of the current economic climate and ensuring this is kept up to date
  • Supporting local business' in the day to day running of their organisations, by sharing market intel and expertise in the trading life cycle
  • Ensuring that service quality is of the highest order, developing measures to continually assess the service provided to clients
  • Accountability for Risk and Compliance relation to individual customers, identifying signs of stress and risk, in order to protect the customer, and the bank.
  • Ensuring all policies, procedures and FCA banking regulations are adhered to at all times
  • Putting the customers interests at the heart of all you do, ensuring that existing customers are looked after at all times and new to bank customers have a seamless on boarding experience.

We are looking for someone with…

  • Significant experience in striving for excellence with an ambitious and dynamic approach that drives customer orientated outcomes
  • A proven and successful track record of managing an Agri portfolio
  • Strong business acumen and commerciality, with the ability to analyse customer's financial statements and provide the most appropriate solution
  • A solid understanding of commercial banking financial products and services.  
  • Proven ability to provide superb customer service, and drive revenue growth.
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial markets and economic environment.  
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships and business networks.  
  • Awareness of risk management policies and procedures.

We would like you to have….

  • A relevant vocational financial services qualification, eg Chartered Banker

RED HOT Rewards

  • A generous holiday package and the option to buy more!
  • Private Medical Insurance - with the option to extend to family members.
  • Pension!  A market leading pension – we’ll top up your contributions too.
  • Flexible benefits – customise your rewards to work for you!


If this sounds like a role for you, then please click the link below to apply.

If we offer you a job and you accept, there are some checks we need to complete before you can start with us. This will include a credit and criminal record check, as well as providing 3 years' worth of satisfactory references.

Inclusion is at the heart of our culture. It’s written into our values. As part of our inclusion strategy, we want to build a truly inclusive culture, where every colleague and customer feels they belong, and our recruitment process reflects this approach.

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