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Category Team Lead

  • Job reference: 925599
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Category Managers, Supply Chain and Procurement
  • Date posted: 22/05/2019

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Category Team Lead, based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities Include:
Responsible for all tendering and contracts cycle for assigned portfolio.
Responsible for designing contract strategies with complete engagement of internal customers.
Agree on bidders list and draft ITTs.
Obtain Contract Strategy Board approvals (CSB) for contracts with estimated value of >GBP £ 1 Million.
Lead supplier negotiations on ITT and contract qualifications.
Complete tender evaluations and recommend contract award.
Lead a team of competent and engaged Category Leads to deliver service and value excellence.
Implement effective Category Management for select areas of spend and undertake effective Contractor Performance Management Programs to position both the company and contractor for success.
Lead the organisation and champion change associated with the consolidation and preferred management approach towards existing contracts.
Provide excellent service to all users balancing cost, value, expediency and efficiency.
Oversee and participate, as need be, to key contract negotiation and management.
Oversee and participate in the delivery of an effective supplier performance management program.
Oversee/undertake market analysis and trends.
Cost modelling and evaluation of Contracting and Procurement solutions.
Lean process management and re-engineering as required to maximise efficiency in the SCM function and lead continuous operational/contractor improvement.
Support Contracts and Procurement Manager in Employee performance evaluation, development and management.
Evaluate and mitigate contractual and/or operational risks within the Contracts & Services function.
Effective evaluation and management of key supplier risks through systematic audit procedures.
Support various supply chain initiatives.
Complete, update and maintain Supplier Managed Spend.
Focus on cost efficiencies.
Efforts towards process improvement.
May require travel

Qualifications & Experience:
Can demonstrate significant experience in Supplier contracts in an E&P environment, preferably in the North Sea.
An excellent understanding of LOGIC Terms and Conditions.
A good appreciation of internal customer needs and supplier management.
Experience of handling Project, Terminal and Decom Contracts & Procurement.
A degree in Supply Chain, Engineering, Quantity Surveying or Business Management.
Experience with effective Contractor Performance Management Programs.
The ability to demonstrate an understanding of contracting within an ERP application.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Customer services and Interpersonal skills.
Advanced negotiation skills.
Can evidence professional and personal ongoing development and/or learning
Can articulate learning and training experiences

Permanent position
If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 925599.


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