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Senior Manager, National Agricultural Credit Risk

Requisition ID: 104758Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.



The Senior Manager, National Agricultural Credit, contributes to the maintenance and growth of a loan portfolio comprised of Commercial Accounts within the agricultural portfolio, by exercising sound credit judgment in approving and recommending applications, monitoring credit quality, conditions, and collection activity, thereby ensuring loan losses are minimized.


Is this role right for you? In this role you, will:

Report to the Director while operating in a team-based environment, you will adjudicate credit proposals from the Canadian Commercial Agricultural Banking team, while ensuring that these accounts are managed within the framework of the Credit Policy and Commercial Credit Administration Handbooks, Bank Policy, and Credit Procedure.
Contribute to the quality of the loan portfolio by:
Ensuring the assigned credit portfolio is efficiently maintained at an acceptable level of risk and loan losses minimized
Providing timely and sound decision-making via analysis and adjudication of credit proposals within assigned limits (conforming to Bank Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines).
Making credit recommendations for sign-off from the appropriate adjudication levels.
Providing recommendations to improve the structure of marginal proposals into bankable deals, as appropriate.
Monitoring unsatisfactory trends in risk ratings, credit conditions, overdue reporting, annual reviews, etc and initiates corrective action.

Help develop credit competencies for Banking partners by providing appropriate and meaningful constructive feedback, coaching and direction.
Be customer-focused and performance-oriented, demonstrating Respect, Integrity, Passion and Accountability in dealing with customers, partners and all alike. 
Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role? – We’d love to work with you if you have: 

University Degree or College Diploma, preferable in Business Administration.
Experience in Agriculture industry is considered a strong asset
Curiosity, ability to learn and to apply newly acquired knowledge to daily tasks.
Strong time management and organizational skills to manage multiple (often shifting) priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Sound oral and written communication skills to elaborate and support credit decisions before internal stakeholders (e.g. Global Risk Management and Banking counterparts).
Superior negotiation and problem-resolution skills to reach agreements with business line partners.

What’s in it for you?

The opportunity to join a forward-thinking company surrounded by a collaborative team of innovative thinkers.
A great opportunity to be exposed to financing deals in the Agricultural portfolio at one of the leading Banks in the segment.
A rewarding career path with diverse opportunities for professional development.
Internal development to support your growth and enhance your skills.
A competitive compensation and benefits package.
An organization committed to making a difference in our communities– for you and our customers.
We have an inclusive and collaborative working environment that encourages creativity, curiosity, and celebrates success! This position is located Downtown Toronto

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: “for every future”, we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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