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  • Job reference: RMS0184631

Head of Procurement O&M

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 12/09/2017
  • Duration: staff
  • Time left:
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The Role:

We have an exciting leadership position for a Procurement & Supply Chain specialist to lead the Operations and Maintenance categories within the Exploration and Production (E&P) business unit.

As Head of Procurement - Operations and Maintenance you will be responsible for the development and delivery of long-term agreements, providing commercial creativity, innovation and advice to internal stakeholders on the management of high-value, high risk goods & services.
*Location: Aberdeen
*Salary: Competitive

The Role
*Leading Operations and Maintenance categories on a local and/or global basis and maximising the economies of scale whilst managing stakeholder objectives
*Creating a strategic focus for end-to-end category management across Operations and Maintenance
*Creating, developing and leading a highly talented team who are seen as the external market experts for Operations and Maintenance
*Ensuring the delivery of all value identified in the contract across its lifecycle, focussing the team on areas of further value-add
*Proactive governance to improve the supplier contract compliance and performance metrics
*Delivering multi-hundred million pound commercial agreements in lifetime value and ensuring they are managed to deliver full value through their delivery
*Supporting the business by minimising supply risks that impact production operations
*Enable the team to be external market experts for Operations and Maintenance categories and support the businesses/functions to deliver against their strategic priorities
*Supporting the Head of Procurement for Exploration and Production and team peers in driving value delivery safely for the organisation, developing and sustaining a leading E&P procurement function and engendering an appropriate culture in line with company values - and with a context of continuous improvement

The Person
*Degree/HND Business Studies or equivalent in an appropriate subject.
*Able to establish and maintain effective relationships with business stakeholders and key suppliers
*Ability to respond to and support a changing business environment
*Significant experience of performing end-to-end Category Management activities for large and complex companies with a strong emphasis on operations and maintenance related categories.
*Proven ability to think laterally, globally, and creatively to drive additional value for the business.
*Strong ability to influence at all levels of the organization. Evidence of building trust across large organizations.
*Progressive experience in leading Category Management initiatives inclusive of supplier management with an annual spend greater than £200m, whilst delivering significant £value
*Excellent written and oral communication skills.
*Strong negotiation skills and a proven record of concluding complex contractual agreements, claims and disputes, and significant cost reduction in category spend
*Strong internal customer influence and change management skills essential
*Demonstrated leadership qualities (i.e. enthusiasm, decisiveness, strategic thinking, change agent)
*Track record of delivering long term value within a fast paced Procurement environment

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