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Business Development Director; Supply Chain

Ref R-88655 Location Staines-upon-Thames, England

Business Development Director

Remote Working Opportunities Available

About Assurant:

One of the biggest businesses you’ve probably never heard of has some very big opportunities for people with big ambition. We are Assurant. A creative Fortune 500 company with 15,000 colleagues around the world, who protect what matters most to over 300 million customers. And whether it’s automotive support, mobile phone and gadget protection or house and business rental insurance, we are always ready to support our customers and clients.

At Assurant, diversity helps us inspire creativity in the global marketplace, and we are believers in the strategic value of inclusion and how it improves performance, creates growth opportunities, better aligns us to our clients, and enhances employee engagement. 

A diverse and inclusive Assurant helps us better understand and connect with our employees, clients & customers. To achieve this, we believe we must reflect the diversity of the customers we serve

The opportunity:

Reporting to the director of Repair and Service Supply Chain, you will secure new business in the Reverse Logistics, Supply Chain Market and to Develop new client base for Supply Chain Europe with a focus on, MNO, MVNO, OEM’S and Retail

Other responsibilities include;

  • Lead and direct our strategy creation to realise Assurant Supply Chain vision and create sustainable customer, client and value
  • Enhance organisational capability to build and protect value, ensuring shareholder return is maximised
  • Establish investment criteria and the strategic change narrative
  • Establish business excellence and quality standards that establish market “norms and benchmarks”
  • Ensure lawful, regulatory & ethical integrity of business

You will have the following skills;

  • Experience as Business Development Director or other relevant role
  • Experience sales or marketing and managing relationships with clients
  • In-depth understanding of market research methods and analysis
  • Solid knowledge of performance reporting and financial/budgeting processes
  • Commercial awareness partnered with a well thought-out mindset
  • The ability to build teams and inspire people.

To review the full list of responsibilities and requirements, please download the job description which can be found on our careers website.

The call to action:

At Assurant, we’re very big on supporting you to be the best you can be. And from flexible working to healthcare support, from development to a range of rewards, what matters to you, matters to us. If you’d like to talk about big opportunities with the biggest business you’ve probably never heard of - apply today!

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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Our Locations

The United Kingdom

Assurant’s European head office in Crewe is home to over 900 employees.

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France

Aix-en-Provence – Assurant Parc Cezanne: 380 Ave d’Archimede, Aix-en-provence, 13100, France

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Italy

Assurant’s Italian headquarters is situated in front of the Cadorna railway station, with a convenient journey to Malpensa airport.

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Spain

Assurant's office in Spain is located in Pozuelo de Alarcón, a charming city close to Madrid with easy transport links by train, car and bus (from Moncloa or Aluche).

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Germany

Assurant’s German headquarters is located in the burgeoning business area of Lyiner Quartier in Frankfurt.

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Netherlands

Located in the South East of Amsterdam, Assurant’s Netherlands office is convenient to public transport; just a 5-minute walk from the bus, train and Holendrecht Metro station.

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Meet Our People

There is a reason that I am still loving life at Assurant after 15 years, thanks to the fast pace and constant support it always feels like you are learning. I have come to see those I work with as good friends and there is a real family vibe to the environment. Its definitely challenging at times but everyone contributes to making it a fun and rewarding environment no matter what role you are in. Joanna Marsh Operations Manager
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Working at Assurant is fast-paced, fun and challenging. No two work days are ever the same. Miranda Cooke Strategic Business Development Executive
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Working at Assurant in the Amsterdam office is working in a diverse and international environment where I am challenged everyday to develop myself and my professional skills. Marcel Kröpfl Senior Customer Service Associate
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