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Global Procurement Category Manager (Capex MRO)

  • Sector: Petrochemical & Chemical
  • Location: England
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/02/2019
  • Duration: perm
  • Time left:
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    (19/03/19)
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The Role:
Global Procurement Category Manager - Capex & MRO

Location: Royston (UK),

As part of the overall restructure of the corporate strategy team, it has been agreed that there is to be a 100% focus on Procurement excellence as a priority area to start working more collaboratively across geographies and sectors.
In order to achieve this, we are developing and implementing a new procurement operating model, raising our capability including the creation of global procurement to work in collaboration with the sectors.


As a Global Procurement Category Manager, you will be responsible for developing and delivering a global category strategy for Capex & MRO.
This will be through breakthrough ideas, best-in-class approaches, co-developing, supporting and implementing all procurement strategic projects that are held globally.

Key responsibilities
*Develop strategic sourcing strategies and processes
*Track performance within each spend category and define budgetary impact
*Monitor strategy implementation and contract compliance
*Drive best practices
*Champion and secure TCO reductions for the category across sectors and regions
*Oversee development/ execution of strategies of site buyers. Support sector execution issue resolution.
*Lead the process to select and manage suppliers
*Measure and track internal performance within sector and site
*Drive annual productivity improvements
*Develop an expertise in the global procurement spend categories
*Provide assistance to acquisition strategies by completing due diligence and integration activities for spend


Experience preferred
*Proven experience of successful category management and purchasing within a global environment.
*Extensive demonstrable experience in successfully leading and conducting the negotiation of contracts across technical, commercial and legal areas
*Proven experience in building and nurturing positive internal relationships with senior management, key users and business Stakeholders.
*Proven experience in building and nurturing positive external relationships with Vendors & Suppliers
*Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to champion the vision of the organisation.
*Proven track record of consistent performance and delivery.

The Company:
Battery Technologies comprises R&D programmes in advanced battery materials and Battery Systems, which specialises in the design, development and manufacture of integrated battery systems.

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