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Category Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth, Western Australia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/11/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
We are looking for an experienced Strategic Category Specialist to join a global and leading oil and gas operator on an immediate basis. This role is on offer initially on a contract basis, based in Kwinana. In this role you will be working with the relevant market sector and commodity managers to implement sourcing processes to ensure delivery of business plans and market sector/commodity strategies. The specialist participates in and may lead the development and execution of sourcing initiatives.


* Developing and executing sourcing strategies in alignment with applicable market sector and commodity strategies
* Understands business requirements for third party goods and services
* Manages supplier relationships, engagement and involvement
* Developing and maintaining knowledge of relevant supply market places
* Leading the full sourcing process which includes development of scope, supplier selection, commercial negotiation, and contract execution
* Provides on-going contract cost management and risk assessment
* Work closely with Service Delivery Leads and Service Delivery Coordinators to assure sourcing delivery to the business stakeholders.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Degree and/or a procurement qualification (CIPS or similar)
* Circa 3-5 years experience in a similar role
* Thorough understanding of and experience in procurement category management
* Strong relationship management at all levels - internal & external
* Ability to assess and manage operational risks
* Highly effective stakeholder engagement and influencing skills.
* Strong data and commercial analytical skills
* Knowledge of procurement processes and tools

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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