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Category Manager - Oil & Gas Operator

  • Job reference: 921826
  • Location: North West England
  • Salary: GBP700 - GBP850 per day + All inclusive
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 17/10/2018

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Category Manager, based in North West England.

Responsibilities will include:

Provide a deep knowledge and understanding of end to end Category Management within relevant categories. Ensure value is maximised from the contract negotiation through the whole life cycle of the category.

Be seen by the business as the Procurement / Commercial expert for the category

Source and procure a range of goods and services across one or more expenditure categories, ensuring optimum value for money within defined service and quality criteria.

Draft, negotiate and obtain agreement to commercial contracts ensuring that operational and commercial risks to business are fully understood and minimised.

Achieve defined improvement to the bottom line and cost saving targets by examining total acquisition costs and working closely with internal stakeholders and suppliers.

Within the Category Management framework, develop, build and maintain supplier engagement through appraisal and performance monitoring, value analysis, continuous improvement, supplier / supply base development, compliance and demand management.

Recruit, select, train, develop, manage and lead staff to maintain a high level of commitment in a team-working environment that allows full development and use of individual competencies

Clear understanding of Category Management principles.


Degree educated or appropriate relevant in work experience.

Membership of CIPS (or equivalent).


Engagement up to a senior level demonstrating the ability to influence stakeholders and manage conflicting views.

Effective networking and business partnering skills.

To apply or for further information, please submit CV applications.

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