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  • Job reference: RMS0163828

Senior Category Specialist - Aviation and Travel

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 06/01/2016
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (13/01/16)
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:
Our Client is looking for a Senior Category Specialist for a 2 year fixed term role, who 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 the company.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• 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 to the company
• Develop and execute sourcing / contracting strategies and plans that optimise the 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:
◾Senior level experience in sourcing, negotiation and category management required
◾Experience in managing detailed tenders, negotiating contracts and contract management essential.
◾Category Management experience in Oil and Gas, Aviation & Travel / Logistics preferred
◾Degree qualified. Degrees in business, economics, finance, law, engineering and/or science preferred
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