Wood is currently recruiting for a Category Manager this Role can be based in Aberdeen, NE England & London locations and will be working as part of a newly created team with a remit spanning all BU's and regions.
This is mid management level role within the Company with responsibility for an annual spend of circa $200M per annum across a diverse range of commodities (direct/indirect spends) and geographically dispersed Projects and Operational teams.
The role will be pivotal to success of a fully integrated support function, (including all legacy businesses) by driving synergies, standardisation and leveraging value as ‘One Wood Group’ supply chain. As such we are looking for a dynamic, innovative, professional who can develop global category strategies whilst autonomously managing key suppliers to drive value engineering, innovation and ultimately leverage Wood Group buying power.
This new role and will require a strategic supply chain expert with significant category management experience ideally gained from a similar sized matrix organisation. The ability to develop teams and individuals within a category management framework, whilst leading cross functional/cross business relationships and implementing innovative commercial models that deliver significant net tangible value to the business. It is envisaged that there will be a significant requirement to travel (international) and as such a flexible approach to work and base location is essential.
Key aspects of the role include being responsible for adding value / generating net savings through leveraging business wide spend, identifying efficiencies, driving out waste and reducing costs from within the supply chain, implementing and driving category management plans, driving innovation through strategic partnerships, effective executive Supplier Relationship Management, reduction and rationalisation of suppliers, market and supplier intelligence to help inform management decisions. The individual will sit as part of the East Category Supply Chain team and support wider Supply Chain strategy and delivery in areas of Deployed Procurement and Business Improvement initiatives.
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Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com
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