Senior Product Executive

Senior Product Executive

Location:
Haywards Heath
Salary:
Competitive
Department:
Commercial & Marketing
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We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Product Executive to join our talented Commercial and Marketing team in Haywards Heath, West Sussex.

We’re on the lookout for a commercially focused, confident individual to provide support in delivering the product strategy and retail income in line with agreed budget targets.

You’ll need a logical approach to support product oversight and governance to ensure value is delivered for our customers, while meeting regulatory requirements.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need to have:
  • Proven experience in supporting or managing commercial relationships
  • Excellent understanding of motor insurance, ancillary products and the motor insurance industry
  • Experience in managing multiple projects effectively and within deadline
Job responsibilities
 
  • Support the delivery of First Central’s product strategy
  • Support the delivery of non-technical income across ancillary, premium finance and fees; including both process and performance
  • Support the implementation of product governance in line with regulatory requirements, including new product design, the review of existing products and delivery of changes to improve the value for our customers
  • Ensure the provision of product disclosures are kept up to date within customer journeys and documentation
  • Lead on the regular performance reporting of non-technical income
  • Provide support with the day-to-day management of our commercial partners by building strong stakeholder relations both externally and with internal cross-functional teams 
  • Embed the relationship management framework by coordinating performance review meetings, circulating agreed agendas, minutes and actions
  • Play a proactive role in implementing tactical commercial trading initiatives, ensuring that financial implications are considered and business cases are robust
 
Skills, knowledge & experience
 
  • Experience of working within a highly regulated environment
  • Understanding of the insurance/financial services industry, its products and key regulations
  • Confidence in interacting and working with managers, both internal and external
  • Supporting or managing commercial relationships
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Detailed knowledge of aggregator sites and their commercial operation
  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively and within deadline
  • An organised and proactive approach
  • Ability to work on own initiative and collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strives to drive business improvements to contribute to the success of the business
  • Commercially focused
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic

What can we do for you? 
 
We believe we can offer you a great working environment as we’re so passionate about our people. Here are just some of the benefits and perks that we offer…
 
  • Fantastic training and development opportunities
  • Employee benefit packages to suit your lifestyle
  • Flexible working
  • YOUday – we give you an extra day off to celebrate a special day
  • The opportunity to take a paid day off each year to do charity work
  • A health cash plan
  • Help with travel expenses
  • The opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Group life assurance
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Professional subscription fees paid
     
Employee wellbeing is high on the agenda here too. We provide a weekly free fruit delivery, discounted membership at a local health club and access to an Employee Assistance Programme, which promotes physical and emotional wellbeing at work and at home. In addition, we provide wellbeing events throughout the year to support physical and mental health.

For further information on what we can offer and to learn more about this role, feel free to contact our dedicated Recruitment team.

If you’re up for the challenge and would like to join our vibrant and busy team, we want to hear from you today.

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work. Check out our Glassdoor page to see what our employees think about working here.
 

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Benefits

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Flexible working

We support colleagues who wish to work flexibly whilst meeting the needs of the business.

YOUday

We give you an extra day off to celebrate a special day.

Holiday Extra

Not only do you get a generous holiday entitlement, you can also buy additional leave.

Volunteering

Get a day off each year to take part in volunteering activities.

Health cash plan

Claim money back on your healthcare costs, such as dental check-ups and eye tests.

Season ticket loan

We provide interest-free loans to cover the cost of season tickets for rail, bus or car parking.