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About GBG

GBG offers a range of solutions that help organisations quickly validate and verify the identity and location of their customers. Our market-leading technology, data and expertise help our customers improve digital access, deliver a seamless experience and establish trust, so that they can transact quickly, safely and securely with their customers online. We have over 1,000 team members across 15 countries and work with over 20,000 customers in over 70 countries. Some of the world’s best-known businesses rely on GBG to provide digital services and keep the economy moving.

The team

The vision for our team is to provide the “data fuel” into the engine that supports and delivers Identity Data Intelligence globally, at pace. We are critical to the success of the business by ensuring we have unique products and services in every market in which we operate. This is achieved by sourcing data to ensure we have the best mix, at the most competitive price on the best commercial terms. The Commercial Data Team will provide a challenging and rewarding environment, focused on delivering GBGs 5-year vision.

The role

You will be required to help manage and develop commercial relationships with a range of global data and product suppliers; identify and qualify opportunities in global markets; and develop the commercial link between product & sales. You will also have extensive interactions with numerous internal GBG departments with whom you will work closely.

What you will do

You will:

  • Develop, document, and communicate an on-going level of expertise of the markets and sectors that we are targeting, and identify potential data partners and data sources.
  • Using knowledge acquired throughout the market investigation phase, initiate new supplier engagement and lead negotiations until a deal is reached
  • Consolidate and manage global data contracts, and renegotiate them to suit the business needs
  • Work closely with colleagues in Compliance, Legal and Infosec to ensure data transparency before contracting with suppliers
  • Work closely with product, sales and senior managers to align our commercials
  • Be the key go-to person between GBG and suppliers that you manage, and support enquiries associated with the supplier and/or contracts
  • Any other duties as may be required, commensurate with the role


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Confidence and business awareness to persuasively present a case to internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to comprehend complex commercial, legal and regulatory documents written in Legal prose, interpret such content and apply to our business and the industry
  • Good understanding of numbers and ability to translate it to commercial terms
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to persuade and influence others at all levels,
  • Experience of managing third parties or clients globally
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • Proven ability to prioritise and manage one’s own workload
  • Ability to liaise with all levels of management
    Flexibility with reference to working hours and travel requirements
    Language skills would be advantageous


  • Supporting and Co-operating: Supports others and shows respect and positive regard for them in social situations. Puts people first, working effectively with individuals and teams, clients and staff. Behaves consistently with clear personal values that complement those of the organisation
  • Analysing and Interpreting: Shows evidence of clear analytical thinking. Gets to the heart of complex problems and issues.
  • Applies own expertise effectively.
  • Communicates well in writing
  • Adapting and Coping: Adapts and responds well to change.
  • Manages pressure effectively and copes with challenges
  • Enterprising and Performing: Focuses on results and achieving personal work objectives.
  • Clear on targets and its impacts and deliver quality service at pace.
  • Understanding the company’s value and vision and its link to your role
  • Seeking opportunities for self-development and career advancement


  • Flexibility with reference to working hours and travel requirements (globally)
  • Multiple language skills would be beneficial

We have a vision to have the best and most engaged team members in the industry. People matter at GBG, they make us who we are. Every team member across all our locations makes a difference, everyone has something to contribute. Maybe you too could make a difference.

As part of our commitment to our team and flexible working approach, we have created a Work When and Where You Want Policy to give our team members choice and empowerment, and to support a balance in work and home life. Please ask your Talent Attraction Specialist for more information on this and our Family Friendly policy if you want to find out more!

Next steps

If you’re interested, please apply! We’re looking to hire the best and most engaged people into our business and we’ll make an offer once we’ve found that person.


Diversity & Inclusivity:

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to providing fair opportunities for everyone regardless of age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, parental status or disability. Everybody is welcome and our inclusion and diversity programme, be/yourself, is designed to ensure that you can thrive. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to the interview process

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