Relationship Manager

About us

We are a team of ambitious, passionate, and committed people who have come together to make our shared purpose a reality – to help build better futures for the communities that need it most. We recently achieved our full banking licence and are delighted to be growing our team to enable our ambitions. We are determined to grow a bank that we and our team can be proud of. One that makes a difference, is empathetic, fair and creates opportunities for everyone.

Role purpose

GB Bank have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Relationship Manager that specialises in property backed lending, and in particular those with bridging and portfolio Buy-to-Let finance experience, to join our team.

In this exciting role, you will be responsible for originating new business, working to targets, predominantly within specialist property financing sector, and will have an existing network of Brokers and Introducers, as well as other key business relationships.

In this role you’ll find yourself…

  • Origination of new specialist property lending enquiries to agreed targets and managing these through the credit approval process to completion with the support of an Assistant Relationship Manager and the Loan Completions Team
  • The provision of exceptional levels of customer service to attract and retain both new and existing customers leading to strong and long lasting customer relationships;
  • Delivering fantastic service to your broker network and ensuring that GB Bank are at the forefront of their thoughts for their client’s future lending needs
  • Negotiating and structuring of loan applications and proposals to send to the Credit Team right from initial review and through to credit approval and loan completion.
  • Supporting the Portfolio team in carrying out periodic credit reviews, covenant monitoring and post completion conditions on all existing customers;
  • Responsibility for building and maintaining new relationships with key professionals including clients and brokers with additional knowledge of and regular contact with solicitors and valuers where required.

A bit about you – You are/have most of the following:

  • A proven property lending Relationship Manager/Director with a similar organisation, and be consistently meeting your lending targets with a desire to exceed expectations
  • Strong business development skills with broad market knowledge and presence;
  • An existing network of Brokers and Introducers who can support you and enable your own success at GB Bank
  • Candidates must have a strong credit track record with in depth knowledge of credit and lending to businesses from inception to draw down, ideally with a focus on bridging finance
  • Knowledge of Risk management, core lending and financial analysis skills;
  • Excited to hit the ground running and to make an instant positive impact on the Bank and the communities that we operate in

What we can offer you:

💰 8% company pension contribution and 3% individual contribution (which you can opt to increase)

🚀 The opportunity to participate in our future success via share options (CSOPs)

🌴 30 days holiday every year – which includes your birthday off 🎂 + bank holidays on top

🏖 Work from Anywhere – for four weeks of the year you can work from anywhere worldwide

🏡 Flexible working – you ‘own the way you work’ and we are proud to have been recognised as being one of the top 100 most flexible companies to work for in the world.

🏥 Top tier private medical cover with WPA – includes no excess + you can add family through salary sacrifice

🔒 Death in service at 4 x base salary with Aviva

🧠 Mental health support – through a helpline and counselling sessions

👶 Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave

🎉 Various surprise and delight moments throughout the year to help build team connection

What else do I need to know?

Location: You will predominately work from home but will be required to travel to our offices when your role requires this.

Salary: £70,000 – £85,000

Hours: 35 hours per week

How to Apply:

Please submit both your CV and cover letter to careers@thegbb.co.uk, linking your experience to our requirements in order to have your application considered.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of their age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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