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Global Procurement Category Manager, EPC, £100k

Global Procurement Category Manager, EPC, £100k

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £100000 per annum + package

  • Contact:

    Geoff Hunt

  • Contact email:

    geoff.hunt@1st-executive.com

  • Job ref:

    J689088GH_1663170015

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Role: Global Category Manager - Engineering & Construction Services (EPC, EPCM, Civils, M&P, E&I)

Hybrid: London, 2 days a week in office. Or twice monthly if further from London

Salary: £70-£100k + package

Excellent greenfield opportunity to sculpt, lead and influence globally within an O&G/Chemicals company.

Greenfield role perfect for an experienced Category Manager with global experience of Engineering & Construction Services across EPC, EPCM, Civils, M&P, E&I to bring best practice expertise to an exciting company embarking on a procurement transformation programme. You will sculpt and create global strategic category management with a high degree of visibility within the company.

Perfect role to hit the ground running in a fast-paced environment. The preferred candidate will be given the freedom to heavily influence the development of the category and the procurement function within a growing firm.

You will be responsible for:

  • The development and implementation of global category and sourcing strategies for the specified category/subcategories
  • Full commercial management of the category - managing all associated commercial activity to achieve value creation and minimise the total cost of ownership
  • Development of long-term value generation and risk mitigation strategies
  • Driving compliance to sourcing strategies in functional areas and proactively manage contract and vendor performance
  • Leading all procurement portfolio activities including market engagement, tender processes, commercial and contract negotiations, vendor performance and supplier risk management
  • Providing guidance and support to Regional Procurement Managers in line with category plans

Person Specification

  • EPC procurement/contracting experience! Ideally within an O&G or Chemicals environment
  • Experience of >€100M construction projects would be advantageous; knowledge of NEC and FIDIC contracts would be advantageous; experience of leading negotiations with EPCs / EPCMs globally is essential and specific experience of Asia and USA markets is advantageous
  • Commercially astute, with experience of assessing external supply markets and skilled in developing (and translating opportunities) into long-term category plans/ strategies
  • Knowledge and experience of leading tools, techniques and processes covering category strategy development
  • Ability to lead, persuade, influence internal business partners through a period of change, managing the transition and implementation of category management led procurement approach - tactically and strategically
  • Adept at drafting /reviewing/ negotiating contracts including MSAs and Global Framework Agreements
  • Willing to travel internationally