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Global Category Manager Professional Services and Facilites

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 327713/001_1537432860
  • Sector: Category Management, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 20/09/2018

The Opportunity:

A Global Oil and Energy organisation is seeking a Global Professional Services and Facilities Category Manager to be responsible for the global purchasing of the category portfolio. The company is centralising thier procurement team to Warwick and building a brand new team for their new global function.

This is a really exciting project to work on as you will have the responsibility and the opportunity to help build an entire global procurement function from scratch by creating, implementing and managing the global strategy for your category. They are looking for a strategic mind that can work in a transformation project and collaborate with the internal stakeholders to help build this new function and add value to the business.  

A leader in its market, the company has turned over more than $15bn last year employing over 16,000 people, they are a big player in their industry. They are a leading LPG provider who aims to stimulate employment of local people to help local economies whilst keeping safety and quality at the fore front of their values and culture. One of their main aims is to have finished using fossil fuels by 2040 which is actually 10 years earlier than most other oil and gas companies.



  • Lead the development and management of sourcing strategies for the Professional services and Facility Services on a global scale
  • Establishing key relationships with internal stakeholders and identifying key decision makers to ensure an appropriate strategy is implemented
  • Help drive transformation within your specified category
  • Establish and directly manage key relationships with suppliers, leading complex and critical negotiations with suppliers, creating greater commercial awareness amongst stakeholders
  • Create short term and long term plans for categories, identifying innovative initiatives to drive savings
  • Report directly into Global Procurement Director


Skills and Experience Required


  • 7 years' experience with 5 years' experience in European procurement
  • Fluent English
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manager senior level stakeholders
  • Analyse, identify and drive savings with excellent career progression opportunities, we are looking for someone that wants to work within a people centric environment and are ambitious in getting further in their career.
  • This role would suit someone with experience working in a matrix organisation and cross functions


What this Job Offers You


  • We are looking for leaders that can help to build and drive a greenfield transformation project.
  • This individual must be able to work within an dynamic, changing environment and can handle the pressures of implementation.
  • Travel opportunities.
  • Versatile health services
  • Flexible working hours
  • Commitment to family-friendly processes



How to apply

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