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Contract and Commercial Manager

London, EC3M 3BD

Who we are

QBE's European Operations, which accounts for over 27% of QBE Group turnover, is a leading specialist in London market and European commercial lines business. Active in both the Lloyd's and company market, QBE offers considerable diversity to the broking community. We are a socially responsible company and give our customers the ability to invest a portion of their premiums in environmentally and socially beneficial projects.

The Opportunity:

The Contract and Commercial Manager will be responsible for the management of strategic IT suppliers during the Value Management, Assurance and Feedback stages of the IT Procurement Lifecycle. The Contract and Commercial Manager  will control the mechanics necessary to manage strategic supplier contracts, to ensure the supplier's compliance with contractual obligations, to ensure the long-term sustainability of agreements and to control agreement leakage to maximise QBE's value from the contracts.

Your responsibilities for this role may include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify, manage and mitigate sourcing risks in all contractual arrangements, to comply to all internal or regulatory requirements and policies
  • Support the resolution of supplier performance deficiencies or issues to ensure operational levels are maintained
  • Monitor and report the operational and commercial performance of supplier agreements and the overall relationship between QBE and the supplier
  • Actively develop and maintain strong relationships with strategic service suppliers, senior executives, colleagues and peers across the group to achieve exceptional levels of quality and service
  • Engaging with strategic suppliers and internal customers to commercially manage major outsourcing or offshoring contracts

You will need to be able to display you have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Experience of contract interpretation and ongoing delivery of contractual obligations
  • Experience of managing external suppliers in the technology sector
  • Specialist sourcing knowledge including specific product/ service provision knowledge
  • Proven record of delivering supply chain cost reduction
  • Expert knowledge of Technology procurement and contract negotiation

At QBE, we view our people as our most precious asset. We understand the importance of fostering a work environment that is responsive to the changing needs of today's workforce. QBE aims to build a workplace that is fair and inclusive because we want to attract and retain the best people to do the job. Search for QBE on Vercida to learn more about our Diversity and Inclusion programmes and policies. We're 'Happy to talk Flexible Working'.

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Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.
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