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Senior Business Banking Relationship Manager #13-449

Date Posted: 08/16/2013
This is a full-time position in the Business Banking department.
Location of job: Portland - Downtown - Portland, OR
Contact: resumes@washingtonfederal.com

Job Description

The Business Banking Group has an current opening for a Senior Relationship Manager.  This position is responsible for developing and managing commercial loan accounts which meets established lending requirements and provide maximum profitability to the Bank with a minimal risk.  Washington Federal is proud of the high value that we all place on simply being nice when serving our co-workers and Washington Federal clients.

Key functions include but are not limited to following:

  • Interview loan applicants and collect and analyze financial and related data in order to determine the general credit worthiness of the business and the merits of the specific loan request.
  • Establishes and negotiates where necessary, the terms under which credit will be extended, including the costs, repayment method and schedule and collateral requirements.
  • Collect and analyze information which reflects the current credit worthiness of customers current merits of existing loans.  Information may be obtained by direct inspection of the applicant's business and collateral, review of interim financial reports, personal interview, ect.
  • Monitors loan repayment activities.
  • Advises customers, where possible, on business prospects and customers and financial matters.
  • Emphasis on developing new business by contacting prospects and customers and cross-sells bank products and services.
  • Participates in community affairs to increase the Bank's visibility and to enhance new business opportunities.
  • Serves as contact for non-borrowing accounts and loan customers for matters relating to other Bank services.
  • Participates in Loan Committee meetings while presenting new credit proposals.
  • Counsels with and assists in the training and development of commercial lending staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Schedule

Full-time schedule; 40 hours per workweek.


Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Must have good typing and clerical skills, as well as accuracy and attention to detail. Strong math aptitude and proficiency in Microsoft Office are required. Position requires clear and concise verbal and written communication skills including good customer relations skills.  Minimum of 8 years of experience in Business Banking Lending, with a strong understanding and working knowledge of commercial lending terminology, loan processing, loan documentation and lending procedures. Must be self-motivated and production-oriented.

Application Process

To apply, please send your resume to: resumes@washingtonfederal.com or 425 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101 Attn: Human Resources.  You must also successfully pass a background check (criminal, credit, and drug testing) to be considered for employment at Washington Federal. 


Washington Federal is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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