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Head of Supplier Governance
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Recruiter: Direct Line Group
Listed on: 5th September
Location: Bromley
Salary Notes: Negotiable
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: R-7139_1567675133
Contact Name: Direct Line Group

What we're looking for:

As the Head of Supplier Governance you will be reporting to the Director of Live Services. you will lead the delivery of pro-active supplier governance services to provide leadership in supplier relationships, conformance to contractual obligations and management of supplier service budgets.

Who you'll be working with:

At Direct Line Group, we continue to unleash the power of technology to disrupt the insurance market - and our Technology Services team is at the heart of this, working to provide the kind of experience and services that wow our customers.

We are delivering a set of ambitious plans to transform our technology for the future, evolving the systems, platforms and infrastructure that our people use day-to-day. Think agile, think robust, and most of all, think simple. By providing a crafted experience, we aim to stand out from the competition and do amazing things for our customers.

This is an exciting time to join the Technology Services team at Direct Line Group and we're looking for curious minds, status-quo challengers and critical thinkers who will bring a fresh perspective to our team!

What you'll be doing:

  • Responsible for a budget of circa £80 million, with over 100 suppliers to manage with a team of 15 with 4 direct reports
  • Provide strategic leadership in the management and oversight of supplier governance for technology service suppliers
  • Collaborate with DLG contract managers to maximise the value from 3rd party suppliers through effective operational management of contracts
  • You will be line manager for assigned resources and ensure effective performance management, coaching, development, communications and talent management.
  • Pro-actively demonstrate required behaviours in line with expectations of the role.
  • Maximise the value of supplier governance to Direct Line Group
  • Promote a collaborative, inclusive work environment!
  • Build senior level relationships as part of the governance of large scale supplier contracts
  • Experience of software license entitlement versus usage compliance management
  • Experience of negotiating new contracts and service levels

What we'll give you:

Come join us and you'll find yourself in the middle of one of the most on-the-go teams in the business. We're always encouraging internal development and you'll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge.

Direct Line Group are an equal opportunity employer who value diversity. We do not discriminate and we recognise and embrace that people work in different ways. We will always adapt so you have the best and most comfortable working environment. If during the recruitment process you require any reasonable adjustments, please just let us know.



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