Strategic Partnerships Manager

Location:
Bristol
Vacancy Type:
Fixed Term Contract
Department:
Client Services
About The Role

DAS UK Group, a market leading insurance and legal services provider, has an exciting opportunity for a Strategic Partnerships Manager to join the Client Services department on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. This position can be home based but will require regular UK wide travel and a presence in both the London and Bristol offices when required.

This position would ideally suit somebody who has a sound understanding of the insurance industry with experience of managing large corporate partnership. As a result, the successful candidate will need to have good communication and relationship building skills with both internal and external stakeholders.

Working with the Head of Partnerships to deliver a business strategy that provides profitable growth, the successful candidate will lead a portfolio of strategic partnerships. They will be responsible for building and developing long term consultative relationships with DAS’ strategic partners, to drive mutual growth objectives which deliver on P&L requirements through bespoke partnership development plans. 

About You

We are looking for candidates who have lead and developed strategic partnerships in a previous position and who want to join a team that encourages a culture where people want to be and do their best by embedding great leadership and building appropriate capabilities amongst the team.

Our Customers are at the heart of what we do and as such, this position will be key in helping to drive Customer understanding ensuring business partner engagement.

Essential skills/knowledge/experience:

  • An ability to deliver innovative and quality customer solutions;
  • Proven strategic vision, develop and delivery of long term strategic plans for our partnerships;
  • Collaborative and able to work with others to set goals, resolve problems and make decisions to enhance the effectiveness of the business;
  • The ability to influence and communicate with confidence at senior levels;
  • Success at developing and managing internal and external stakeholders to build effective working relationships and collaboratively develop customer offerings;
  • Develop and continually enhance commercially valuable professional relationships with partners;
  • An ability to encourage commercial success with clear commercial acumen and proven experience of commercial negotiation and business case construction;
  • Ability to support development of strategic account objectives and apply them in tactical decision making;
  • Passion for the ‘Art of the Possible’ contributing to a highly innovative and collaborative partnership culture; and
  • Proven stakeholder management skills to create stakeholder investment in partnership strategy and transformation.
About The Company
As a market leader in the Legal Expenses Insurance market we have undergone rapid growth in recent years.

Thousands of businesses, motorists and individuals defend or pursue legal action each year safe in the knowledge that DAS are paying their legal bills. We have always been aware that it is the people that really make it happen; the quality of our people defines the quality of the company and the standard of service we offer.

DAS are owned by the ERGO Insurance Group, one of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe and are dedicated to the development of the best staff in the industry. At DAS, we don’t simply talk about our values they are at the heart of everything we do. They guide us with the way that we work and provide the framework for how we do business. ‘Doing the right thing’ is central to our behaviour – from building  trust, being accountable, putting our customer at the heart of everything that we do which we believe drives performance

We believe it is an exciting time to join DAS. You can expect an organisation that will challenge and develop you to progress your career.  

By giving you every opportunity to develop yourself professionally and personally, we also pride ourselves on having an open, inclusive and high energy culture that encourages a fun working environment and places our customers at the very heart of everything we do.

If you are keen to become part of our exciting future then we would love to hear from you. In addition to the very genuine development opportunities we provide we also offer an extremely generous reward and benefits package.