Lakeland Bank

  • VP - CML Relationship Manager, North Jersey

    Job Locations US-NJ-Teaneck
    Posted Date 5 months ago(10/22/2018 4:28 PM)
    Job ID
    417 Cedar Lane
    Retail NB
    Zip Code
  • Duties


    Lakeland Bank has a fantastic growth opportunity for the right motivated Commercial Lending professional. We are looking for an experience VP - CML, Relationship Manager to grow the Commercial and Industrial (C&I) lending business in the North Jersey market. If you have a developed network of prospects and centers of influence, COI and are motivated and excited about joining a growing bank to further your career, we’d like hear from you!


    As a VP- CML Relationship Manager at Lakeland Bank you will develop and grow the commercial loan business through new and/or existing customers. 


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Quick ability to identify viable relationship opportunities to include full lending, deposit, cash management and other banking services beneficial to the client and the bank
    • Provide framework for initiation and development of commercial loan requests from centers of influence, existing customers and prospects through detailed calling plans and extensive networking activities
    • Utilize experience in C&I lending to quickly analyze and partner with analysts to underwrite specific credit requests including C&I loans of all types
    • Structure, prepare and present loan offerings to management.
    • Manage the entire credit approval process through closing
    • Monitor and maintain relationships to ensure timely loan administration to include repayment, receipt of required financial updates, detection of potential problems and opportunities for additional business.
    • Active involvement in community and business organizations. Refer and cross-sell bank services to best meet client needs


    Skills required:

    • Bachelor’s Degree; preferably in advanced accounting, marketing, business administration and/or finance
    • 6 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ability to underwrite specific credit requests including Commercial & Industrial, Owner-Occupied and Investment Real Estate, construction loans;
    • Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the Bank.
    • Ability to cross-sell bank products and services to best meet client needs
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume and to apply concepts such as fractions, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of known variables in situations where only limited standardization exists as well as interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram formats.
    • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
    • Ability to build meaningful relationships
    • Must be bondable.

    Employment Eligibility

    All Lakeland Bank employees must be bondable. FBI background checks are required to confirm eligibility for bonding.

    Note: A guilty plea or criminal conviction will not necessarily preclude employment at Lakeland Bank.

    Scheduled Hours

    Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM, 40 hours per week.  Overtime as needed


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