Direct Line Group is one of the UK's largest insurance companies and home to some of the best-known brands including Direct Line, Churchill and Green Flag.
As a business we have our Procurement and Supply Chain teams operating as one central function, helping to deliver great performance and value for our organisation and our Customers.
What you'll do:
As part of a dynamic high performing team, you will be responsible for a portfolio of discreet Sourcing projects across Professional Services and Travel, including leading on; end to end RFI/RFP’s; as well as commercial and contractual negotiations.
As a key member of the Professional Services & Travel procurement and supply chain team, you’ll also get the opportunity to support on Strategic category wide initiatives and interact with key stakeholders of all levels across the organisation.
You will be joining at an exciting time in the organisation, where you will help develop category strategies to make a step change for the business through the analysis of data and the gathering of intelligence, bringing together supplier, competitor and industry knowledge, and actively working to identify and drive opportunities that deliver commercial benefit.
What you'll need:
You will have good commercial acumen and business awareness with some procurement experience and knowledge of Contracting, Financial Management and market analysis.
You will be an analytical thinker, with bags of drive and a willingness to learn and develop, as we pride ourselves on developing our people to help them understand the business, as well as becoming great technical experts in their field.
You’ll have an ability to interpret multiple data sources to support development of sourcing plans, negotiation plans and financial / market analysis.
You will have the ability to work with cross functional teams and be able to navigate organisational structures and deal with a range of departments on the relevant subject matter to great success.
Ways of Working
Our mixed model way of working offers a 'best of both worlds' approach combining the best parts of home and office-working, offering flexibility for everyone. How much you'll be in the office depends on your role, and we'll consider the flexible working options that work best for you.
We recognise we wouldn't be where we are today without our colleagues, that's why we offer excellent benefits designed to suit your lifestyle:
9% employer contributed pension
50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover
Additional optional Health and Dental insurance
Buy as you earn share scheme
Employee discounts and cashback
Plus many more
Direct Line Group is an equal opportunity employer, and we think diversity of background and thinking is a big strength in our people. We're delighted to feature as one of the UK's Top 50 Inclusive Employers and are committed to making our business an inclusive place to work, where everyone can be themselves and succeed in their careers.
We know you're more than a CV, and the things that make you, you, are what bring potential to our business. We recognise and embrace people that work in different ways so if you need any adjustments to our recruitment process, please speak to the recruitment team who will be happy to support you.