Agribusiness Area Manager
Te Puke , NZ
5d ago

A bit about us

Rabobank is the world’s leading specialist in food and agribusiness banking. One of our key strengths lies in our people who have a deep understanding of agriculture and are committed to adding long-term value for clients.

Our commitment to our employees and clients is at the heart of everything we do.

Country Banking forms the core business of Rabobank Australia and has 61 branches across Australia. Country Banking enjoys a reputation as the leading provider of specialised banking services in the Food and Agribusiness sector.

Country Banking Australia within Rabobank Australia and New Zealand Group (RANZG) is an important contributor to Rabobank globally.

Dynamic, leadership role managing a team within world leading specialist in agribusiness

Maximise on your relationship skills

Competitive package, desirable regional location Orange or Forbes

A bit about the role

We are currently looking for an Agribusiness Area Manager to join our Orange or Forbes branch on a full time permanent basis.

As the Agribusiness Area Manager, you will be responsible for leading the branch, made up of Rural Managers and support staff (Rural Officers and Analysts) to achieve business performance and customer satisfaction through effective and appropriate delivery of products and services.

You will achieve this by :

Being a people focussed leader

Having a sound understanding of the competitive environment in the market

Proactively engaging with clients, prospects and other relevant stakeholders

Meeting the strategic objectives of not only the Branch but also the Region and Country Banking Australia

Foster an environment of continuous improvement and build strong internal and external relationships

Engaging with our external clients and translating their story into tangible business and strategic insights

What we are looking for

To be successful in this role, you will have a tertiary qualification in agriculture, accounting, finance or a related discipline, with experience in an agribusiness banking environment or similar role.

How do people describe you?

Minimum 5 years of experience as an Account Manager or similar in another bank

Sound knowledge of the Food and Agribusiness industry

Demonstrated leadership, coaching and management skills

Effective negotiation skills

Demonstrated sales and marketing skills

Good organisational and communication skills

Knowledge of Specialised financial products

Financial analysis skills including balance sheet, profit and loss statement analysis and cash flow interpretation.

Credit analysis skills.

Knowledge of Microsoft applications.

Qualifications in Agribusiness, Business or Finance (desirable)

Due to the nature of this role, you will need to be fully mobile and willing to travel for client meetings and to other branches in the region as and when needed.

Our Values, Vision and Mission

Rabobank Australia fully embraces inclusion and belonging and delivers positive experiences for our people and clients. Our great working conditions, broad learning and development programmes and the opportunity to work together for the greater good are reasons why our employees love working here.

We are committed to our values; we are client focussed, action oriented, purposeful and courageous in our work. We are professional and considerate and bring out the best in each other and are committed to keep learning.

We have an open culture, where you can be yourself and be valued for who you are.

What we're proud to offer you :

Career development

Employee insurance cover

Flexible ways of working

Join a global team of dedicated agricultural specialists

Bonus annual leave

A competitive remuneration package, including a fully maintained vehicle, will be offered for the successful candidate.

Rabobank is committed to a culture where diversity and inclusion is valued, respected and encouraged. We welcome applicants from diverse cultures, faith and sexual orientation.

Rabobank is not accepting submissions from recruitment agencies for this role.

Only Australian citizens or permanent residents will be considered.

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