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Global Procurement Category Manager, EPC, £100k

1st Executive Ltd



£70000 - £100000/annum package


Posted: 23/11/2022

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

Hybrid: London, ideally 2 days a week in their London office. Or, potentially twice monthly if farther from London

Salary: £70-£100k + package

Excellent greenfield opportunity to sculpt, lead and influence globally within an O&G/Chemicals company as part of their global expansion.

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 plans, with a high degree of visibility within the company globally.

Perfect role to hit the ground running in a fast-paced environment. The preferred candidate will be given autonomy and the freedom to heavily influence the development of the category and strategy 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 plansYou will ideally have:

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

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