Senior Business Banking Relationship Manager

Date Posted: 07/19/2016
Job Contact:
Location: Portland, OR

The Business Banking Department has a current opening for a Senior Business Banking Relationship Manager for the Northern Oregon Division – Portland Metro market.

This position is responsible for developing and managing commercial loan accounts which meet established lending requirements and provide maximum profitability to the Bank with a minimal risk.

Specific duties include:

• Interview loan applicants and collect and analyze financial and related data in order to determine the general credit worthiness of the prospect and the merits of the specific loan request.

• Establishes and negotiates when necessary, the terms under which credit will be extended, including the costs, repayment method and schedule and collateral requirements.

• Collects and analyzes information which reflects the current credit worthiness of customers and the current merits of existing loans. Information may be obtained by direct inspection of the applicant’s business and or collateral, review of interim financial reports, personal interview, etc.

• Monitors loan repayment activities.

• Advises customers, where possible, on business prospects and customers and financial matters.

• Develops 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 a 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 week


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: or 300 Ellsworth St SW, Albany, OR 97321 Attn: Human Resources. Before extending an offer of employment, Washington Federal will conduct a background check. You must also successfully pass a credit check and drug test as part of the final stage of the application process.