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Assistant Branch Manager - Safeway Maui Lani

Bank of Hawaii
Maui, HI
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Assistant Branch Manager - Safeway Maui Lani-1801029

Does this sound like you?

Are you ambitious?  Want to make a difference in people’s lives? Are you a change leader?  Do you thrive in an environment that leverages your abilities as a fast learner, good listener, and problem-solver?  Are you a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, and a forward thinker?  If you love challenges, relish complexity, and have moxie, consider applying your unique talents with a Hawaii banking leader – Bank of Hawaii.  Here you can be at the forefront of whatever you do. Welcome to your tomorrow!

A day in your life as an Assistant Branch Manager:

Under the direction of the Branch Manager, this position assists with the execution of market strategy to meet financial goals, while providing the best possible customer and employee experience, personifying and furthering the Bank of Hawaii Brand, and overseeing branch operations.  Ensures business unit’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act.  

We’ll give you these important responsibilities…


  • Leadership & Sales Management. Works with Branch Manager to interpret the market and brand strategies and customer experience expectations for the mix of employees on the team so the branch becomes a hub of activity supporting the programs and each individual understands that this is accomplished by how they are, rather if they merely complete a list of tasks.  Accountable for performance of branch.  Supports and assists the Manager in the monitoring, evaluation and critique of own and staff performance relating to customer (including lobby engagement) and employee experience. Personifies the branch programs and goals. Communicates regularly and often with branch staff on one and in groups to reinforce expectations, praise and redirect, answer questions, etc.    Involves and engages team members, encouraging them to speak up, learn from each other, customer interaction, and business unit experts brought in to provide services for or to educate customers. Teaches staff about providing the best customer experience for all segments. Identifies and resolves or escalates customer situations.  . 
  • Employee Engagement.  Personally meets regularly with each team member from hire or transfer to check status, set career goals and establish/adjust development plan. Sets appropriate sales, work performance and development goals and meets regularly to evaluate performance against those goals. Meet regularly with team to discuss customer experience, set goals and develop performance measures. Evaluate team performance. Use coaching, role playing, etc. to achieve desired behavior. Notice potential conflict between team members and counsel before serious problems arise. Resolve, involving Human Resources if necessary. Use each job opening to identify and acquire the best possible talent complementary to team. Responsible for the timely and effective management of Human Resources forms and documents relevant to immediate staff. 
  • Branch Operations.  Responsible for the day to day operation of the branch—staffing, scheduling, customer service, sales and service, operational risk, compliance, etc.  In the absence of the Branch Manager assumes branch manager responsibilities.
  • High Value Customer Interaction.  Responsible for interaction with high net worth clients, identification of high value clients, sales and service, introduction or hand off to business unit specialists, and issue resolution or problem escalation. Trains branch staff to identify high value customers and to recognize difficult problems or issues which should be referred to Manager or business unit specialists, without requiring customer to repeat entire story too many times. Works with Premier Banking Officer (if any), Community Banking Officer and Community Banker on procedures to determine if individual is current customer, name of relationship manager, and when to refer to Manager or business unit.
  • Audit, Risk & Compliance.  Responsible for compliance with Bank policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations.  Keeps current on legal changes and new requirements, new products, etc. Provides regular training and updates for team.  Responsible for complying with audit recommendations, identifying and monitoring high risk activity at branch.
  • Community Activity.  Represents Bank of Hawaii in the community served.  Identifies community activities and encourages staff to be involved in community service activities. Learns what the community is interested in. Finds events that serve the community. Invites all employees who live in the market to participate. Attends after hour and weekend community events.



…if you come to us with these qualifications…

REGISTRATION REQUIREMENT:  Registration with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry.  If not yet registered, registration to be completed and accepted no later than 30 days from employment or transfer date.  If not registered and accepted, employment may be terminated



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited l institution, major in business or related area preferred, or equivalent work experience.


  • Leadership and management experience to include understanding of retail and small business markets in Hawaii, as well as financial services industry and regulatory environment:   
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years of related retail banking experience or equivalent work experience.  
  • Degree with major in business or related area can substitute for up to 3 years of experience. 
  • Completion of the Bank Associate program may also substitute for work experience.  
  • Minimum 1 – 2 years of lead/supervisory experience required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and advanced expertise with personal computers in a networked environment and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) or similar software. 
  • Knowledge of or ability to use Bank software.

Other Job Qualifications:  

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills.  
  • Must be a good listener and problem solver, who inspires trust in others. 
  • Able to build strong working relationships and partnerships across organization with a collaborative and consultative approach. 
  • Must be able to develop relationships with direct reports who work at different locations.  
  • Should have strong project management and organizational skills, required to execute and complete projects on-time.  
  • Able to simultaneously manage multiple projects and assignments with varying deadlines.  
  • Possesses strong intellectual curiosity, business acumen and knowledge of market.  
  • Able to work flexible hours including holidays, weekends and evenings as necessary. 
  • Must be able to provide own transportation or to operate a vehicle with a valid driver’s license, and able to commute and arrive at intended destination timely.  
  • May require travel by air.  
  • Able to lift/carry/push up to 10 lbs.

Bank of Hawaii

In 1897, Bank of Hawaii was the first chartered and incorporated bank in the Republic of Hawaii. We’ve been here from territorial days, growing and changing with Hawaii. Today, we are the largest independent bank in Hawaii – a result of knowing our business and community, and always staying ahead of change. At Bank of Hawaii, we think of ourselves as forward thinking pace setters. We are constantly finding creative ways to deliver leading edge financial services to our customers.  Now, we’re embracing change with our new 21st century banking. 

It’s our people who help us succeed in offering first class service and products to our customers.  As a member of the Bank of Hawaii community, you will be among the very best in your profession in an environment that places a high value on integrity, innovation and teamwork.  People who are agile, savvy, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial can learn and grow with us.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected classification including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Bank of Hawaii takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment legally recognized individuals including minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Job Function Branches
Primary Location Hawaii-Maui
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting Jan 9, 2019, 12:55:32 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing


Posted: 2019-02-12 Expires: 2019-03-14
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