Requisition Number: 2019-012
Job Title: Relationship Manager - Agribusiness
City: Missouri
State: MO

Posting Start Date: 9/18/2019
Posting End Date: N/A

FLSA Status: Exempt

Relationship Manager - Agribusiness

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Description/Job Summary

Take the next step in your career and act on this opportunity to join the quality team of a major agricultural lending institution! FCS Financial is seeking an independent, competitive, pro-active self-starter.  This Vice President, Agribusiness develops and maintains a portfolio of agriculture business specifically within the crop and grain industry. This person must maintain a current portfolio along with creating new loans, and develop customer relationships.  This is a fast-paced, challenging, and mobile environment. 

This position’s market territory is in statewide with potential office locations in the following locations within Missouri: Columbia, Hannibal, Harrisonville, Higginsville, Joplin, Macon, Maryville, Nevada, O'Fallon, Sedalia, and Springfield.

Consideration for lender with experience in cattle, poultry or other livestock type lending will be given. Other locations within the associations lending area will be considered for a candidate with strong knowledge of an existing established market/client base outside the listed areas.

This position is open until filled.

This position is classified as Exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act.


Job Functions*


Job Functions


Portfolio Servicing

  • Coordinates covenant monitoring by collecting required customer reports and information
  • Provides information on subsequent loan servicing actions
  • Reviews portfolio to monitor performance, identify evolving risk   and maintain  ongoing accurate account risk classification
  • Communicate with customers regarding their financial position and industry/financing trends
  • Provides on-going financial feedback and details on financing perspectives which assist customers in operating to meet their business goals.


New Loan Origination

  • Identifies customer and prospect  needs
  • Gathers customer information needed for loan approval
  • Compiles information into comprehensive package for Loan Committee consideration
  • Delegates tasks to Financial Services Specialists
  • Monitors loan progress
  • Advocates for loan packages that are beneficial for customers and the Association
  • Presents approved loan package to customer
  • Coordinates the communication with other lenders on note purchase/participation opportunities.


Customer Relationship Development

  • Identifies and contacts potential customers and prospects
  • Determines approach for establishing a relationship with each potential customer
  • Gains understanding of customer business and lending needs
  • Attends and participates in industry events


Peer Coaching

  • Provides guidance and suggestions to peers regarding loan structuring, loan decisions, customer relationships, and approval or denial of loans


Career Development

  • Identifies and attends trainings and meetings to enhance knowledge of the industry, customers, and financial services


Other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the organization.

* Essential Functions for this position consist of all items listed under any category that make up 5% or more of the job duties.  This job description is subject to change without notice.

Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, sales, finance or related field

  • 7 years of related experience

  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job

  • 2 years of Portfolio Management experience

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Expert knowledge of the financials of agribusinesses

  • Expert knowledge of current agricultural lending practices and the financial services industry

  • Working knowledge of agriculture and livestock production

  • Skill in interpreting the financials of large, complex and/or multi-entity Ari-Business operations

  • Skill in reasoning persuasively to sell Association products and services

  • Skill in establishing and maintaining relationships with existing and perspective customers

  • Oral and written communication skills, sufficient to exchange information effectively with peers, supervisor and customers

  • Skill in working as part of a team and collaborating with colleagues

  • Skill in utilizing available technology to increase efficiency and/or effectiveness

  • Skill in writing technical reports

  • Skill in preparing and presenting information to an audience in an engaging and effective way

  • Responsible to appropriately protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the Association’s systems and data and clients’ data

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