Commercial Manager - Breadth

Competitive Salary

comparethemarket.com

Full-time
Peterborough
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BGL Group, home of comparethemarket.com!

As a Commercial Manager for comparethemarket.com, you will champion best in class relationship management for some of our key 3rd party service providers, ensuring that we continue to deliver the best product lines for our customers.

A market leading brand, comparethemarket.com is relentless in its ambitions to make saving money easy and rewarding for our customers and we work with the best people and industry leading brands to ensure that we keep things simples. We’re one of the UK’s best loved brands - thanks to a little help from Aleksandr Orlov, his meerkat friends and an extensive range of partnerships that our Commercial Managers collaborate to negotiate.

Joining a high performing Commercial team, you will play a vital role in the success of our 3rd party supplier management, seeking new opportunities to build and maintain effective relationships internally too. We are ambitious and need our Commercial Managers to be the same, working collaboratively with our Product, Finance and Marketing teams to deliver second-to-none commercial advice. Whether you’re working on an internal report for an owned partnership, managing the supplier dashboard or delivering a difficult message to a partner, you will add value through your resilience and “customer first” mindset.

What will you be responsible for as a Commercial Manager?

Reporting into the Senior Commercial Manager, you will be responsible for the successful negotiation and management of new and existing partners for comparethemarket.com.

-          Deliver best in class relationships with key partners, including the setup of monthly/quarterly governance sessions

-          Managing and owning the supplier dashboard report, following up on spotted trends discovered

-          Providing internal reporting on partnerships, including the identifications of failure risks & defining contingency options

-          Building and maintaining effective working relationships with partners and end suppliers/insurers

-          Through excellent influencing and negotiation skills, deliver optimal commercial terms with both new and existing partners

What will it take to be successful?

-          Strong commercial acumen, being able to identify opportunities and take action to deliver

-          Experience negotiating strong commercial outcomes

-          Proven 3rd party partnership/supplier management, to contractual terms, including SLA achievement

-          Good technical understanding of financial services market and associated propositions

-          An ability to manage multiple complex, and often competing, tasks

-          Excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to confidently relay messages and updates on progress

We never stand still…

Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people globally we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services.

We’re growing and we are home to such brands as; Les Furets, CompareTheMarket, Beagle Street, Junction, Budget Insurance and Dial Direct. We are trusted by more than 10million customers in the UK alone, with this foundational success we continually grow and invest in our people and their ideas. We enjoy what we do and we have fun doing it!

We grow because we are…

We are AMBITIOUS. We’re obsessed with delivering for our customers. We’re relentless in driving exceptional standards. We act boldly and take personal accountability.

We are CREATIVE. We think differently and disrupt markets to benefit consumers. We use technology to innovate. We try new things, fail fast and apply our learning's.

We are AUTHENTIC. We’re open, transparent and build trust. We challenge positively. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it.

We are UNITED. We’re one BGL. We respect, encourage and care for each other. We work, grow and win together.

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