Business Banking Executive Regional & Agribusiness - (Cairns, QLD)


Location: Queensland

Job Type: Full time


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  • Cairns, QLD location

It’s more than a career at NAB. It’s about more opportunity, more moments to make a difference and more focus on you.

You make NAB. You get it done for our customers and our communities. You’re laying the foundations for NAB’s future success. Together we’ll grow, excel for our customers, and make this a workplace to be proud of.

We are looking for an experienced Business Banking Executive (BBE) in Cairns to manage a team of Bankers who support our regional customers. This BBE role is the pillar of the local community and is responsible for the development, leadership and delivery of the local B&PB strategy for the region.

As a natural leader who is passionate about growing and building relationships with customers, whilst balancing risk and delivering the right outcomes, the BBE will own the overall performance of the team including customer outcomes, financial performance, operational management and meeting the rising community expectations of banks. As the face of NAB, they will role model NAB’s values and behaviours in the community and leverage a deep understanding of the local market and broader industry trends

The role and Day to day will include :

  • Planning a geographic approach for business development activities
  • Coaching my team on customer interactions, credit decision making and risk management
  • Thinking broadly within defined strategies and policies to meet business needs
  • Holding monthly 1:1 development and performance conversations; supporting my team members’ career pathways
  • Fostering key local business and commercial relationships with a focus on building the NAB brand in the community
  • Managing revenue and expenses for my geography
  • Collaborating with my Regional & Agri leadership team to ensure regional best practice success and learnings are recognised and celebrated
  • Collaborate with all internal key stakeholders to leverage the right balance of specialisation in my region
  • Embedding a disciplined operating rhythm and making sure my team understands the practices and policies to keep the bank safe
  • Actively champion strategic transformation agenda and change runway initiatives as they land into my business

The primary purpose of my role:

  • Lead and support the Bankers in my team to grow existing relationships and build new relationships with customers whilst balancing risk and delivering the right outcomes
  • As the face of NAB, role model our values and behaviours in my community and leverage my deep understanding of the local market and broader industry trends
  • Is to own the overall performance of my geography including customer outcomes, financial performance, operational management and meeting the rising community expectations of banks
  • Drive efficiencies and effectiveness across the team, business partners and overall value chain
  • As a leader, I will co-create initiatives across the operating model to optimise customer service by collaborating broadly across NAB with specialists and partners

What we’re looking for in our future talent:

  • Significant banking background in either business, private, corporate, credit, or specialised business, or equivalent professional experience in a related career.
  • Depth and breadth of leadership of a team, ideally with functional and professional diversity.
  • Experience in both strategy development and execution
  • Experience in building own and enterprise brand in the external market
  • Change management expertise

A diverse and inclusive workplace works better for everyone

At NAB, we are intent on building a culture we can all be proud of. One based on trust and respect. An uplifting environment where every single one of us feels appreciated and empowered to be our true, authentic selves. A diverse and inclusive workplace where our differences are celebrated, and our contributions are valued. It is a huge part of what makes NAB such a special place to be.

More focus on you

We are committed to delivering a positive experience for our colleagues and a workplace you can be proud of. We support our colleagues to balance their careers and personal life through flexible working arrangements such as hybrid working and job sharing and competitive financial and lifestyle benefits. We invest in our colleagues through world class development programs (Distinctive Leadership and Career Qualified in Banking), and empower you to learn, grow and pursue exciting career opportunities. To learn more, visit the Benefits of Working at NAB page on our website.

Continuing building your career at NAB
If you think this role is the right fit for you, we invite you to apply.

To avoid disappointment, you are encouraged to have a minimum of 18 months tenure in your current role and your people leader’s endorsement to apply and participate in the selection process.

Please note candidate screening methodologies and interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date of the job advert.

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