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  • Job reference: RMS0163186

Category Specialist - Information Solutions

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/12/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (15/12/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client is an independent Australian oil and gas company with a global presence playing a key role in supplying energy to our region.They are one of the worlds leading producers of liquefied natural gas, helping meet the demands for cleaner energy from Japan, China, Korea and other countries in the Asia Pacific region.

The Role:
In this role you will be instrumental in the development, execution and governance over the end to end management of category strategies and plans so as to deliver both financial and non-financial benefits to maximise commercial and non-commercial opportunities for our client.

The role will contribute to the development of a range of category strategies and drive execution of key deliverables within category plans. Reporting into the Category Manager, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
•Analyse category demand and expenditure and the relevant supply markets to inform category strategies and plans that deliver tangible financial benefits and non-financial benefits
•Develop and execute sourcing / contracting strategies and plans that optimise commercial outcomes
•Govern and execute the end to end management of category strategies and plans in the pursuit of value
•Actively engage key suppliers within the category to drive performance and continuous improvements that deliver tangible and mutual benefits
•Apply business, technical and market knowledge to actively review the opportunities and risks within the category and drive initiatives which seek greater value through improvements in the end-to-end supply chain
•Develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders within the business to ensure that category and sourcing/contracting plans are aligned with wider business objectives
•Maintain category and supplier performance reporting so that the overall ‘health’ and progress to plan is actively monitored and managed, and corrective actions undertaken in a timely manner

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Strong experience managing categories, end to end contract management and Strategic sourcing in IT & Technical Business Solutions
•Excellent stakeholder management experience at all levels – particularly in influencing change relating to category strategy development
•Demonstrated success managing large portfolios of vendors ideally in energy sector but not essential
•Demonstrated experience generating high performance from suppliers
•Suitable Degree qualifications in business
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