Tender Manager required on a permanent basis to join one of the world's leading insurers, you will be responsible for the delivery of effective and timely tender responses to win and retain new group risk and group savings business. In addition to managing a team you will be responsible for your own pipeline of tenders and provide technical guidance to the business.
Manage a team of 2 tender managers; handling multiple often conflicting priorities personally and across the team as well as mentoring & developing the team.
Own and handle tender responses finding suitable solutions to requested or required exceptions to standard processes, product features, terms and conditions, fees/charges funds (savings only) and other variables
Build credibility as a product provider who is flexible and pragmatic in their approach to meeting customer requirements.
Point of reference on technical issues and non-standard cases to the wider business.
Works across the business to build relationships that reassure the active sharing of standard methodology developing consistency to tenders.
Handle and influence a wider range of stakeholders.
Protect and improve reputation by ensuring you deliver on promises made and say no when developments are not feasible.
Review and maintain excellent data quality within the MI databases by working and training users across the business, providing UAT when required and being a point of contact for questions.
Produce monthly MI reports for senior management ensuring the reports are accurate and a true reflection of the business.
Accountable for own personal development and ongoing professional development.
Skills & Experience:
5 years+ relevant work experience (for example; leading customer relationships, supporting proposition development, corporate client on boarding).
Experience of working constructively in a matrix management organisation and with people in different locations with the ability to handle remote teams, to motivate others to deliver and handle multi-cultural sensitivities.
A good understanding of international group risk and/or savings.
Technical understanding of the operations within a Life Insurance company (preferably with a focus on group risk propositions).
Able to communicate complex technical matters at a level appropriate to the recipient, exercising tact & subtlety where necessary.
Resilient to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Hours & Benefits:
Full Time - permanent hours
Competitive salary and benefits package.