A Bank Probationary Officer (PO) in the bank is the starting
level appointment for bank officers and the promotional
prospects are quite healthy with the work as it defining the
limit for the candidate's success. Job profile of PO
(Probationary Officer) is General Banking, administration
work and any other work assigned by the Bank from time to time.
A Bank PO can be asked to do anything till the completion of
its probation period. After the confirmation he/she can give
tasks having routine work like posting, scrolling or
advances or anything that is related to banking. He/she
generally assigned to various responsibilities, as directed
by the Sr. Manager. They are trained for accounting,
marketing, finance, investment as well as billing.
The Bank PO also work on increasing other aspects of the
bank's business such as the loan department, the the
mortgage and finance divisions of the bank. Handling
customer complaints and issues is also the responsibility of
the Bank PO. Often this means dealing with complaints over
issues such as charges, discrepancies in accounts, or even
in complaints with service at the bank. Good communication
skills and an ability to resolve conflicts calmly is
essential for a Bank PO
Bank PO joins the bank as Asst manager after the end of
probation period . Initially he/she may be posted in a
branch where he/she will handle daily customer transaction
like passing a cheque, cash management, Draft issuance etc.
After certain experience and depending upon skill/aptitude,
the person would be given an opportunity to work in other
areas like planning, marketing, budgeting, processing of
loan , investment management etc.
A Probationary Officer can be asked to handle numerous
tasks, from cheque clearance to billing or working in the
forex section during the probation period. Once confirmed,
the employees will do routine work related to banking, POs
also take on managerial responsibilities later.
Probationary Officers are generalists. Unlike specialists,
they are posted in different departments of a branch to
gather knowlegde on all aspects of banking and also to
remove the monotony inherent in the job of a specialist.An
important post, that of a branch manager, is generally
occupied by a PO.
IT IS THE JOB DONE BY THE CANDIDATE FOR THE FIXED TIME INTERVAL AND THE CANDIDATE HAS TO PROVE HIMSELF GREAT ON THE WORK . LIKE HANDLING THE CUSTOMERS AND BILLING ETC. SO THAT THE SR.MANAGERS ARE LIKELY TO FIND OUT THE BEST OF THE SELECTED AS THEY ALSO GIVEN THE GRATITUDE FOR THEIR JOB.
Generally Probationary officer is an officer who is working
on probation period.
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A. What is the system approach to management? Explain
the salient features of this approach.
B. Describe various managerial skills briefly. Discuss
the roles these skills could play in building an institution
I was working for a major Bank for five (5) yrs. in NYC as
a opertional manager and was sent to India several times to
train staff at new location. I fell in love with a member
of the staff in India and resigned from my postion in NYC.
I have been in India since April,2011 and will be returning
in January, 2011 with my partner. What reason do I give for
living in India for 10 months with no job?