Manages the branch of a bank, will be responsible for motivating the team and hitting performance targets, they will oversee loan agreements to ensure they comply with responsible lending policies. Will deal with staff queries and issues and help with training new and existing employees. They will ensure the banks customers are satisfied and dealt with quickly and efficiently.
You can get this job through:
You could do a banking relationship manager degree apprenticeship, or a financial services professional degree apprenticeship.
You'll usually need 4 or 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) and A levels, or equivalent, for a degree apprenticeship.
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You could take a degree before applying for a management trainee scheme. Degree subjects include:
You could do a retail banking internship for a minimum of 8 weeks during your degree. This will give you a head start when applying for trainee manager jobs after you finish.
You'll usually need 2 to 3 A levels, or equivalent, for a degree.
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You could apply to join a bank in a customer service job and work your way up.
You'll usually need a least 5 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), including English and maths, or equivalent qualifications.
You could take further training on the job while you study for management qualifications.
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Career Path and Progression
You could work towards chartered banker status with the Chartered Banker Institute. This could help broaden your career options at senior management level.
With experience, you could take on responsibility for several branches in a local area or region. You could move into head office operations, or work with the bank's overseas division.
You could also work in corporate or investment banking.
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- Business adviser
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- Good team leading and motivation skills
- Good at making decisions and problem solving
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- A thorough understanding of the financial products that are being offered
- Honesty and integrity
- Able to take responsibility for the branch and its staff
- Good sales, marketing and IT skills
£24,000 to £70,000