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  • Job reference: RMS0209791

Category / Senior Category Lead

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/04/2019
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (03/06/19)
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The Role:
Our Client, a leading UK independent Operator are seeking 3 Category / Senior Category Leads, based in Aberdeen City Centre.

Current categories are:

IT
Operations/Engineering
Projects (including Decom and Subsea).

* Deliver integrated Supply Chain support in an Exploration and Production (E&P) environment - across categories that relate to Engineering, Integrity and Production Operations.
* Demonstrate strong stakeholder focus with advanced experience in Pre and Post contract management.
* Implement and maintain a safe production environment, abiding by and reinforcing Company's HSE&A policy.
* 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.
* Champion change associated with the consolidation and preferred management approach towards existing contracts.
* Provide excellent service to all users balancing value, expediency and efficiency.
* Undertake contract negotiation and management to ensure that our Clients commercial standards are being adhered to and risk exposure is mitigated accordingly.
* Participate in the delivery of an effective supplier performance management program.
* Undertake market analysis and trends.
* Lean process management and re-engineering as required to maximise efficiency in the Contracts function and lead continuous operational/contractor improvement.
* Effective evaluation and management of supplier risks through systematic audit procedures.
* Active participation in supply chain initiatives.

The Company:
Our Client are a leading UK independent oil operator in the North Sea with exciting growth plans to develop operations further in the UKCS.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Can demonstrate sound experience in negotiation and drafting of UKCS supply chain agreements including working knowledge of commercial and contractual terms and conditions.

Can demonstrate in depth experience of sourcing activities for large multimillion-dollar contracts.

An understanding of E&P activity, particularly in relation to the UKCS where practical experience must be demonstrated.

Comprehensive understanding of the key strategic drivers relevant to upstream operations and the risks that require to be understood and mitigated against.

A working knowledge of Oil & Gas Supply Chain in the relevant areas of business

Experience with effective Contractor Performance Management Programs

Well versed in Contract structures, templates, formats with special emphasis on LOGIC

The ability to demonstrate an understanding of contracting within an ERP application
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Customer services and Interpersonal skills

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