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At Coast Capital, we’re not dreaming about a better future, we’re building one.

As a member-owned cooperative, we’re helping our members with their real goals and real challenges so they can live the real life they want. It’s what we’ve been doing for over 80 years, and it’s why today we stand almost 600,000 members strong. Plus, we invest 10% of our budgeted profits back into our community – almost $90 million since 2000 alone – because when our members do well, we believe our communities should do well too.  

Branch Manager

Location(s): British Columbia (CA-BC), Nanaimo 

Job Type: Full Time 

myWork Options: Onsite

What’s the job?

 

We’re looking for a Jack-in-a-box. Wait, sorry, wrong Jack. We need a Jack (or Jill)-of-all-trades to fulfill a diverse role in which no two days are the same. As Branch Manager, you’ll use your many skills to lead a team, provide Coast Capital’s style of simple financial help to our members and improve our local communities.

 

What you will do every day:

 

  • Like a super hero you will exceed your member’s expectations with their banking needs.
  • Shake hands and build relationships with your members and the local community. Basically, establishing the Coast Capital name in the local market.
  • Use your best hockey analogies to coach your team in developing their sales skills, building effective relationships and embracing our purpose, mission, values, brand and business practices. 
  • Get a natural high from your team’s successes; whether it be achieving a sales target or helping a team member grow their career within Coast Capital.
  • Exemplify our “How can we help you?” brand while achieving sales, growth and profitability across each area of our business.
  • Rub elbows with the General Insurance, Investments and Commercial departments to achieve our business and member experience strategies. 
  • Create a high-performing team by selecting, engaging, developing and retaining star performers.
  • And let’s not forget that you’ll have to opportunity to oversee core branch operations to ensure consistency, accuracy, safety and adherence to policy, procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Break out of the standard banking job and start your career with Coast Capital Savings.

 

Who are we looking for?

 

  • While we don’t need mathematical geniuses, we do need leadership super stars. We need leaders who understand the importance of “leading from the front” where you bring business strategy to life, shifting the words on a page to an engaging call to action.    
  • You take pride that you survived and thrived in completing your diploma or degree in Business Administration, Economics or in a related area.
  • You’ve lived and breathed a similar position for a minimum of 7 years with proven success in achieving business strategies in a financial institution, such as a bank or credit union
  • Plus you have a minimum of 3 year’s leadership experience.
  • You are a Zen master of risk management and security compliance, deposit and lending processes.
  • Your leadership skills are so honed that teams have willingly walked over hot coals to follow you; you believe in coaching employees to success, growing and training individuals and rewarding and recognizing employees.
  • You are the master of helpfulness.
  • You are a multi-tasking prodigy, able to efficiently and effectively prioritize and organize what needs to get done coupled with a high attention to detail.
  • The ability to hang your Mutual Funds license on your office wall.
  • Your knowledge of the local market will be key for business development.
  • Your presentation skills will wow anyone that is attending.

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Why join Coast Capital?

Purpose is our North Star.  We look at everything through our purpose. It informs the advice we provide our members, the experiences and products we create, and the programs we build to support our employees and communities.

Committed to inclusion and engagement. We have an ongoing focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion and routinely track how we’re doing, and what we need to do to keep improving. We foster a culture where everyone can feel safe to be who they really are and thrive.

A career that grows with you. We believe in developing our people and promoting from within. Many employees have spent decades, and sometimes their entire careers, with Coast Capital and have progressed from the frontlines to senior leadership.

Work where you’re most effective. In 2020 the world changed, and that includes how we work. In response to COVID-19 we launched myWork, which gives employees flexibility in where they work based on the nature of their role.

Benefits that flex to the needs of you and your family.  We offer comprehensive, customizable benefits for you and your family, so you can choose what fits best for you and your lifestyle.

Retirement options. We also take care of our employees once they retire. That’s why we offer the choice of a defined contribution or defined benefit pension plan or RSP’s.

Mortgage and auto financing benefits. Employees save thousands on their mortgages and auto loans with best-in-category benefits.

Real recognition. We recognize excellence throughout the year, through an online community that lets employees give kudos and thanks throughout the year.  We’re human, which means we like to have fun with events, celebrations, and recognition throughout the year.

An award winning culture. We’re a Platinum member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and are regularly recognized by Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and the BC Top Employers Awards.

We reinvest 10% back into the community. When we do well, our communities do well. That’s why since 2000 we’ve invested over $90 million into our member’s communities. 

Double your impact. Through our employee volunteer program, Coast Capital donates $10 for every hour you volunteer to a Canadian charity or non-profit of your choice.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Coast Capital

At Coast Capital, we value diversity, equity and inclusion. We’re not all the same and we like it that way. We don’t just accept differences - we celebrate, support, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our members, and our community. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

COVID-19 at Coast Capital

Coast Capital Savings is committed to the health and safety of our employees, member, and communities. With this commitment in mind, Coast Capital complies with all public health mandates (provincially and/or federally, as applicable) and has implemented various safety measures, including requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and making COVID vaccination a pre-condition to employment with Coast Capital. All successful applicants must provide acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19, before any contract of employment becomes final and binding, and before your start date can be set.

Exceptions may apply where vaccination is not possible for medical or religious reasons that are protected under Canadian human rights laws. Should successful applicants require a medical or religious accommodation related to vaccination please discuss whether an exception may apply with your Talent Acquisition Advisor.

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