Agribusiness Relationship Assistant

BENDIGO AND ADELAIDE BANK

Perth, WA

Posted 2/15/2020

This is an opportunity to join Rural Bank, the agri specialist arm of the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank group. In this role you will get to work within an Elders branch in Esperance, setting the standard for banking and giving financial power back to our communities.

From the 1990s, Elders and Rural Bank have worked together to deliver specialist financial services, and agribusiness knowledge and expertise for Australian farmers and recently our partnership has evolved.

Our 20-year partnership works because it leverages our respective strengths – Elders’ deep connection to agriculture, and Rural Bank’s specialist banking expertise. We share a passion for helping Australian farmers to grow sustainably.

This is not your average assistant role, by joining Rural Bank you will enjoy:

  • A positive and inclusive team environment
  • Esperance Location
  • Fulltime permanent role

What are we looking for?

An opportunity exists to join the Rural Bank team as an Agribusiness Relationship Assistant (ARA) based in Esperance. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of administration services to meet client needs on behalf of the Agribusiness Relationship Manager. This challenging and varied role requires an experienced, professional team-player to work within a dynamic team

To be successful in this role you will need a financial and business understanding and be confident in communicating with clients and industry professionals. This includes attention to due diligence processes and ensuring quality financial analysis to assist in completing loan applications. You will also need to possess excellent written communication and interpersonal skills, enthusiasm and a commitment to contribute to a team environment.

The ideal candidate would have experience in a banking environment or the agricultural industry. Remuneration will be commensurate with ability and experience

Special requirements:

  • You may be subject to background checking, including police checks and relevant regulatory checks

Why Rural Bank?

  • Rural Bank believes the future for agriculture is bright. We are committed to providing exceptional financial services, knowledge and leadership for Australian farmers to grow, and you can be part of it.
  • We are a specialist rural lender who understands the cycles in agriculture, assisting farmers to obtain appropriate finance to grow their farming business. We offer relevant industry insights to assist in making informed business decisions. We also offer our customers the opportunity to support the development of regional communities through our partnerships and initiatives.

What we offer

We will provide training and coaching to ensure your ongoing success in the role as well as provide opportunities to expand your career progression within our business. 

We recognise the importance of diversity and continually strive to provide an inclusive work environment where people are treated with respect; feel valued and can achieve success. We believe our success depends on the commitment, integrity and skill of our staff.

We also provide a wide range of other staff benefits on our products and services.

If you’d like to know more about what we can offer you, just ask us.

Why Esperence?

The unspoilt beauty of Esperance, it's climate, relative isolation and relaxed lifestyle is what attracts people from all over the world.

This region comprises some of the most spectacular landscapes in Australia. It includes over 500 kilometres of coastline ranging from the gently undulating bays and picturesque islands of the Recherche Archipelago to the spectacular cliffs of the Great Australian Bight.

Esperance enjoys a moderate Mediterranean-like climate all year round, with a complete range of services including shopping, educational, medical, and social facilities.

The natural environment and agricultural aspects of Esperance are a significant part of its heritage, values and identity. The National Parks, wetlands and dramatic coastline provide many recreational and tourism opportunities. Esperance's network of smaller surrounding towns, such as Condingup, Salmon Gums, Grass Patch, Gibson, Scaddan and Cascade are the backbone of the agriculture industry.

For more details on the role, see attached position description: Position-Description-Agribusiness Relationship Assistant.pdf

For more information please contact: John Reilly, Regional Agribusiness Manager - john.reilly@ruralbank.com.au 0427 838 590

Applications close: Thursday, 27 February, 5:00pm

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