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Account Manager Agriculture

Apply now Job ID 43395219120 Date posted 01/20/2023

Primary Locations: Brossard, Quebec

Attendance: Hybrid

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time


By joining our agribusiness financing team, you will have the opportunity to support agricultural businesses with all their financing projects.

National Bank's Small Business Account Manager Team, Agriculture Services is in its 7th year of operation. It stands out for its excellent customer service and its competitive financing offer.

Being a Small Business Account Manager means establishing a privileged business relationship with agricultural entrepreneurs while working closely with partners and account managers in all agricultural regions of Canada.

 You will be under the supervision of the Assistant Vice President Agriculture and Agri-Food Services, and you will be responsible for an already well-established portfolio of agricultural clients.

 Main challenges:

  • Identify and develop business opportunities in your market, build up your clientele, and establish business development strategies
  • Maintain regular contact with your clients and ensure their loyalty by initiating proposals that go beyond their needs
  • Negotiate terms and conditions for agreements with agribusiness clients, making sure that they meet risk management standards and profitability criteria
  • Obtain business objectives fixed by the business line
  • Develop the portfolio assigned to you and increasing its profitability by providing your clients with the advice they need using your knowledge and high-level professional experience
  • Ensure maximum visibility for yourself and the Bank with associations and private and governmental organizations, and participate actively in activities attended by decision-makers in your region's financial and agricultural sectors
  • The candidate needs to be able to identify all risks inherent to the Personal and Commercial Banking sector’s activities 

  • Based on your academic background, at least 3 to 6 years' experience in sales and business development within the financial industry: 
  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years' experience
  • Master's degree and 3 years' experience
  • Be a member of the Ordre des agronomes du Québec or commit to becoming a member within 6 months of hiring
  • Aptitude to work in a team
  • Aptitude for sales and business development
  • Experience in commercial credit
  • Experience in banking environment, an asset
  • Bilingualism, English and French (spoken and written) Ability to communicate effectively in English ( for dealing with English speaking outside Quebec) 

*** Location: the selected candidate may be based anywhere in Canada ***

Your benefits:

In addition to competitive compensation, upon hiring you’ll be eligible for a wide range of flexible benefits to help promote your wellbeing and that of your family.

  • Health and wellness program, including many options
  • Flexible group insurance
  • Generous pension plan
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Preferential banking services
  • Initiatives promoting community involvement
  • Telemedicine service
  • Virtual sleep clinic
  • These are a few of the benefits available to you. We have an offer that keeps up with trends as well as your needs and those of your family. 

Our dynamic work environments and cutting-edge collaboration tools foster a positive employee experience. We actively listen to employees’ ideas. Whether through our surveys or programs, regular feedback and ongoing communication is encouraged. 

We're putting people first :  

We're a bank on a human scale that stands out for its courage, entrepreneurial culture, and passion for people.   Our mission is to have a positive impact on peoples' lives. 

Our core values of partnership, agility, and empowerment inspire us, and inclusivity is central to our commitments. We offer a barrier-free workplace that is accessible to all employees.  

We want our recruitment process to be fully accessible. If you require accommodations, feel free to let us know during your first conversations with us. 

We welcome all candidates! What can you bring to our team? 

 Ready to live your ambitions? 

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JobField: Advisory Services, Commercial Banking

Unposting Date: 2023-02-03

Job Number: ADV002C4

Posting Date: 2023-01-20

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