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Category Manager

  • Job reference: 921907
  • Location: Calgary, Alberta
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Project Controls
  • Date posted: 28/09/2018

Job Description -

Responsible for procurement strategies and tactics for a focused product or service area, ensuring business requirements are fulfilled and value is optimized across multiple businesses. Also accountable for the overall development and implementation of sourcing strategies and supply market intelligence in their area of responsibility.

Key Responsibilities

- Building, enhancing and managing the relationship with the business ensuring effective alignment of PSCM to the business strategies

- Understanding the business requirements for third party goods and services

- Building and maintaining profiles of supply market and key suppliers (includes both current and potential suppliers)

- Providing information and counsel to senior management on market trends, cost drivers and cost control strategies

- Establishing and communicating the vision and strategic direction for assigned categories

- Developing and executing appropriate market sector strategies aligning the market to internal demand, ensuring approval/support from the business

- Developing measures and monitoring annual performance and resource plans for the category ensuring that all enablers required are available to deliver the strategy

- Strategic sourcing within their area of responsibility

- Using knowledge of commercial contract law to guide the development and assessment of pertinent contractual terms and conditions

- Employing financial analysis and economic modeling skills to evaluate supplier proposal pricing and develop flexible contractual pricing models which accommodate inflation, currency, scope changes, and other areas of risk mitigation and cost control

- Working with relevant PSCM Specialists to implement sourcing processes across multiple geographies to ensure delivery of business plans and market /commodity strategies

- Providing on-going contract cost management and risk assessment

- Championing and supporting the deployment of the appropriate purchase to pay solution

- Developing and implementing of supplier performance management strategies and measurement criteria for their market sector

- Ensuring the PSCM common processes are implemented, used and continually improved

- 10+ years of experience


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.