Due to continued growth our client are looking to attract a Supplier Relationship Manager (Claims) to their organisation. As an overview this role will be accountable for supplier management and strategic leadership of a category of claims supply chain spend, with categories including repair of vehicles, credit hire and legal panel.
As Claims SRM Manager your role will include:
* Driving the agenda on supplier relationship management and delivering value across the claims category * Ensure delivery of supplier performance and customer objectives as well as robust supplier management and governance in line with policy. * Identify opportunities to achieve and maintain best in class commercial performance across all directly managed supplier costs, and associated claims costs within the claims category, working collaboratively with supplier partners and internal stakeholders to continuously improve business performance by implementation of the best ideas. * Oversee relationships with all suppliers within the claims category, directly managing suppliers through the entire procurement and SRM lifecycle, in line with SRM and Procurement policy * Proactively engage with and influence both the business and suppliers to deliver creative and intelligent initiatives that increase value for both the business and its supplier base * Closely monitor and manage supplier performance, addressing internal or external issues as they arise and conducting regular engagement, at a variety of levels with suppliers * Meet all regulatory, governance and internal compliance requirements of our supplier relationship management activities
Suitable applicants must be able to demonstrate previous claims category supplier relationship experience (Insurance Sector). This will either have been in a procurement / SRM / Supply chain role or as Third Party Vendor Manager / Operational Manager / Partnership Manager with a relevant provider.
Above all you will have first class Senior Stakeholder Engagement experience and be able to influence across a matrix structured group. This organisation offer flexible working and a flexible base location.