Relationship Manager (Always On)


Job ID: 38233
Job Sector: Banking

Country: South Africa
Region/State/Province/District: Multiple Provinces
Location: Multiple Locations

Job Details

Wealth and Investment
Job Purpose

Wealth and Investment continuously strives to source specialized skills from the market to form part of our TALENT POOL across the Western Cape, KwaZulu Natal and Gauteng. To be considered for these opportunities all you need to do is – Apply!Please note that this vacancy becomes available often but may not be available at the moment.Should you meet the requirements, you will be added to the TALENT POOL and contacted for an exploratory conversation.
The purpose of this role is to be accountable for a portfolio of High Net worth Clients, integrating and coordinating all Standard Bank products, services and resources in order to maximise the value of the business relationship and ensure profitability for the Bank and the Client.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Client Service and Relationship building

• Establishes and builds one-on-one relationships with clients based on mutual respect in assigned portfolio by delivering exceptional service levels, specifically focusing on a pro-active contact (calling) strategy and programme. • Ensures successful retention of existing customers in assigned portfolio by strengthening and expanding relationships. This is achieved by intimately understanding the customer, servicing the customer’s business and personal financial needs and focusing on the management of key accounts. • Interacts and build relationships with Business Banking Account Executive’s, Private Banking and (CIB) Corporate and Investment Banking Relationship Managers, in order to provide a seamless solution to the client’s banking requirements. To assist with related queries where possible, and facilitate when specialist advice is required by referring to appropriate experts • Manages the “Cost of Sales” through evaluation of margins, cost of service and utilisation of the multi-channel delivery strategies, Effectively attend to and monitor customer complaints on portfolio, identify root causes and address at source, to prevent re-occurrence • Proactively communicate new product information to all customers. • Attend client events to build personalised client relationships. • Ensure that we escalate queries, service issues, client requirements outside of laid down requirements and client complaints to leadership before the Sun Sets in terms of the “Say No to No Campaign”

Profitable growth in portfolio sales (On and Offshore)

• Acquires new business for the portfolio in line with the Customer Value Proposition segment specifications, acquisition targets to increase market share and specific sales strategies. • Maximises bank profitability and ensure value add to customers through cross-selling specifically focusing on wealth leads and lending opportunities. This includes the complete spectrum of Transactional Banking accounts, Investment accounts, Foreign exchange requirements, Non Resident, Exchange control and Offshore banking requirements,. • Sign up client, and ensure that product features and benefits are clearly explained. Ensure that client welcome pack, credit cards and cheque books are delivered and client is active on all self-service channels e.g. Internet banking on apps, BOL where required • Attend to pricing concession requests around transactional banking products • Manages targets/budget achievement through use of contribution reports. • Joins and supports business organisations that will assist in the acquisition of appropriate customers. • Measures, tracks and manages sales targets and budgets for portfolio

Lending Management

• Structures credit applications effectively, focusing on high quality motivations • Advises customers on lending product selection, by recommending products to meet their specific needs • Once credit approval obtained brief the Transactional Relationship Manager on the fulfilment and collateral preparation process to follow. • Manage turnaround times and receipt of documents until limit loaded and all conditions have been satisfied • Fulfills a training/coaching role through up skilling Transactional Relationship Manager regarding their credit knowledge • Restructures debt for efficiencies bringing a customer’s asset base under one roof • Establishes a sound working relationship with Wealth and Investment Credit, to ensure prompt turnaround times, accuracy and deadlines are strictly adhered to

• Manages the timeous completion of annual credit reviews on the portfolio • Drive COA compliance with Transactional Relationship Manager

Risk Management and Compliance

• Attend to all risk matters, including all KYC/FAIS and other regulatory matters. • Ensures that procedures laid down in Group Reference Guide are adhered to and, where flexibility needs to be exercised, that the necessary dispensation is held • Ensures proper record keeping in terms of Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act as well as the Financial Intelligence Centre Act requirements. • Ensures Code of Banking Practice is adhered to. • Maintains information on Security and access control system (SACS) for the relevant Wealth and Investment office as per laid down procedure(if applicable)

Team Training

• Assist in up skilling new team members around processes and Transactional Banking products • Initiate weekly team training product sessions • Keep appropriate records of all training conducted

Key performance measures

• Sales and profitability targets achieved • Satisfactory risk audit results • Excellent customer experience measurement • Engaged and motivated staff • Client retention

Preferred Qualification and Experience

• Matric
• Appropriate Financial Qualification
A valid Driver’s Licence
4 – 5 years’ branch banking experience, with exposure to telling, enquiries, service, BDC/Forex, assets and overall customer service

Training courses As required in the business

FAIS compliant YES

• In terms of the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act No 37 of 2002, (FAIS) no staff member is permitted to provide any financial advice or intermediary services to a customer, in terms of a financial product, as defined in the Act, unless they have been appointed as a representative of an authorised Financial Services Provider.
Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

• Understanding of the Private Banking/Wealth and Investment market customer profile and lifestyle.
• Sound knowledge of the full product spectrum as relevant to the Private Clients market, including qualification criteria, features, benefits, pricing, product combination possibilities for optimum use and relationship to other more specialised products.
• Ability to interpret financial statements, management accounts, budgets and cash flows for all types of legal entities.
• Thorough understanding of Credit Principles and systems (behavioural scoring system).
• Qualification and/or experience in structuring business and personal deals and lending.
• Understanding of Group company products in respect of service level agreements (knowledge of criteria and customer expectations) and the bank’s service provision networks.
• Understanding of which products are most profitable to the bank and potentially beneficial to the customer.
• Ability to recognise when specialist product support is required.
• Knowledge of equivalent competitor products and services.
• Working knowledge of Private Clients strategy, overall Group strategy and Private Clients value proposition
• Understanding of current business issues and their impact on the local market.
• Working knowledge of branch systems and their impact on customer service.
• Financial management skills.
• People Management skills.
• Have a thorough understanding and knowledge of self -service channels, e.g. Internet
• Strong Computer Literacy, able to capture/update customer database, migrate customers to remote channels and optimise service delivery within available technology channels (e.g. e-mail, internet and cellphone banking).
• Knowledge of the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act.
• Knowledge of the Code of Banking Practice.

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