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First West Credit Union is a tight-knit team of smart, friendly, creative, skillful and passionate professionals spread across British Columbia and beyond.
We’ve come together because we believe in making a real difference in people’s financial lives. We believe that keeping things simple, showing leadership, and banking cooperatively can change the world for the better.
We are seeking a Regional Manager, Commercial Banking to join our team.
The Regional Manager, Commercial Banking provides leadership, mentoring and direction to an assigned commercial banking team with accountability for business development, portfolio growth, credit application approvals, ensuring / maintaining compliance of all credit related activities and expense control management.
This role is provides leadership and direction to a team of commercial lending professionals and fosters a sales and service culture that promotes, refers, cross-sells FW products and services and develops lasting business relationships with existing and potential new commercial members.
Here’s what would be included as a part of your typical day :
Key Accountabilities :
Leadership : Provides leadership and direction to the team, through mentoring and training; ensures appropriate development of the skills and knowledge required to achieve assigned team targets.
Cultivates and maintains a supportive and engaged work environment; participates in recruitment, retention and performance management related activities.
Business Development : Identifies and seeks out opportunities to develop and enhance existing / new potential member relationships.
Participates in industry, civic and community events to build a network of referral sources and to generate business leads, while promoting FW’s brand.
establishes annual goals and targets for team; monitors sales results and works with team to enhance sales and revises approach where required to ensure ongoing profitability, growth and mitigation of risk.
Credit Adjudication : Reviews and approves loans within assigned limits; manages loan and portfolio credit quality ensuring all commercial lending activities are in accordance to established FW policy, procedures and regulatory requirements.
expense control and monitor loan growth / fees and profitability as they relate to annual sales targets.
Required Skills, Experience & Qualifications :
Why work for us?
Our employees give us a lot and we think it’s only right to give something back. We offer a total rewards package that includes :
But most of all, we’re invested in our local communities. Our initiatives are far-reaching with a special focus on raising food, funds and awareness for our local food banks.
We volunteer and employees can be provided with paid time off to volunteer their time to assist in serving an organization.