Group Head of Business Banking

Driebergen-Rijsenburg (Netherlands)

3 juni 2024

Do you want to make a difference and contribute to creating a better world? Are you interested in developing your skills and knowledge, while putting your ideals to work? Join us, we are a frontrunner in ethical banking and global impact investing, and we need people like you to make change happen.

We believe that money can change the world for the better. In fact, our organisation was founded on this belief. Our mission is to create a society that protects and promotes the quality of life of all its members with human dignity at its core.

In 2022 and 2023, Triodos Bank initiated a transition to a unified "One Bank" operating model. As part of this operating model, the new functional line of Commercial has been designed. This new organization design focuses on integrating all commercial strategy and marketing efforts. It is designed on two main customers segments that deliver value end-to-end to either businesses or consumers. To strengthen the commercial department, we are looking for a visionary leader with a broad experience in the field of business banking to take on the position of Group Head of Business Banking


How you will make a difference

You will help us to ‘finance change to change finance’, by having an end-to-end commercial responsibility for the Business clients, both for Business Lending and Retail Business clients (including Business Retail Accounts and Business Investments). Together with a dedicated team, and using resources from the Marketing team, you will form multi-disciplinary Customer Segment Teams to deliver on their commercial responsibility from strategy to development and steering.

Together with your team:

  • You will develop business propositions within the target markets and sets clear strategic guidelines and objectives for the countries.
  • You will take end-to-end responsibility for the cross-country Business Banking commercial performance.
  • You will identify best practices among the countries and sectors and aligns group-wide commercial strategies. Drives product-market combination optimization in the different sectors and countries in collaboration with the local heads and establishes cross country product / service suite, pricing strategy & decision making, risk framework alignment and impactful vision.
  • You will drive and steer the main commercial focus cross country and leads the commercial multidisciplinary teams to achieve Group year plan objectives and support country commercial/financial year plan targets.
  • You will execute and interpret customer, market, and competitor research, translating findings into actionable advice on innovation of propositions.
  • You will be responsible for growing impact. Oversees and defines the Business Banking proposition development and management from a group-wide vision, translating the outcomes of the Impact and Economics research to concrete business propositions.
  • You will be responsible for group-wide commercial projects focused on transformative impact
  • You will develop and manage the group-wide pricing frameworks and policies for Business Banking products. Responsible for the Risk Weighted Asset allocation and Return On Equity goals and for the portfolio performance.
  • You will perform strong stakeholder management principally with Group departments
  • You will represent and promote Triodos Business Banking at external events.

What you will bring

Your unique potential and your values matter for us most. We look for people who are self-aware and who think in a holistic way, always conscious about their impact on society, environment, and the economy.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • be able to define & implement a distinctive positioning and strategy, working together with a large group of stakeholders within and outside the department
  • have strategic mindset and ability to collaborate across functions
  • communicate effectively in all circumstances demonstrating style flexibility
  • set up long-term strategy and focus on core issues
  • act with integrity and honesty, daring to speak up and have difficult conversations when needed

Furthermore, it is expected that you will have:

  • proven experience as manager in a relevant field of business banking
  • broad hands-on experience in business banking activities, preferably within an international context
  • vital market knowledge and external insights in one or more target markets, both geographically and product wise (lending, business accounts, saving and investment)
  • excellent command of the English language (command of Dutch, Spanish, French and/or German is a plus)

Your future colleagues

You will be part of the management team of the Group commercial Group Head and report to him. You have a dedicated team of proposition developers (1 FTE) and commercial portfolio analysts (2 FTE). Besides, by using resources from the Head of Marketing, you will form multi-disciplinary Customer Segment Teams. Having end-to-end accountability for the consumer segments, including marketing aspects, you will also act as the Single Point of Contact for local Heads of Business Banking.

Wat we bieden

What we offer you

An inspiring work culture

The most important thing about working with us is that you are part of community that is changing the world for the better. We are constantly improving our work culture to create conditions where every person can thrive, so you are able to:

  • find a sense of meaning in your work
  • create positive energy and impact with your co-workers
  • build mutual trust and respect in working relationships
  • enjoy fulfilment at a professional and personal level

A comfortable working environment

Our award-winning sustainable head office is based in Driebergen-Zeist, the Netherlands at the Reehorst Estate, just a 3 minutes’ walk from the train station. Combined with working from home, it is an inspiring place to work and connect with your colleagues. One of the interesting facts about it is that we can completely take the building apart and move it to a new location.

And of course, great remuneration and working conditions:

  • a salary appropriate to the position, our remuneration policy and your experience
  • an attractive pension policy
  • a mobility card (including free private travels)
  • flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home
  • reimbursement of a company bicycle to the max of € 1,500
  • 30 holiday days with a 40-hour working week, plus the option of buying 2 weeks of extra holiday days
  • extra leave to contribute to voluntary work
  • a range of education and training opportunities
  • the option to join our collective health insurance
  • a working from home allowance per home office day
  • suitable home office equipment up to € 750 every 5 years

Sounds interesting?

If you feel that you want to make a difference, don’t hesitate to join the Triodos community by applying for this role.

Everyone is welcome to join us. Our culture is built on values that aim to benefit both society and individuals. We are committed to equity and diversity, and we value everyone’s perspective. We strive to create an environment in which all co-workers and our broader community can feel safe and included.

The closing date for applications is: 01.07.2024

If the role interests you but you still have some questions, please connect with us. If there are any additional adjustments you may need during the application process, please contact us via email [email protected]

We also don’t want to miss out on candidates who feel they don’t exactly match the job description, so if this is a role that sounds interesting to you, and you feel you could add value, please apply!


Who we are

Triodos Bank is a leading expert in sustainable banking, founded in 1980 in the Netherlands, with branches in Belgium, Germany, United Kingdom, and Spain.

Triodos Investment Management is a globally recognised leader in impact investing, that currently manages 20 funds invested in both Europe and emerging markets.

Triodos Regenerative Money Centre is our business unit launched in 2019 with the explicit goal of restoring and regenerating nature and society.

We are a certified B Corp since 2015. B Corp is a growing global community of successful and sustainable companies that create positive social impact and change.

We are also one of the founders of The Global Alliance for Banking on Values, a global network of independent banks using finance to deliver sustainable economic, social, and environmental development. | |


Driebergen-Rijsenburg (Netherlands)


3 juni 2024