Job DescriptionNES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and direct staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the Oil & Gas Industry. Our client is a reputable operator within the oil & gas sector and has an exciting opportunity for a Category Specialist based in Perth on an initial 6 month contract for an immediate start.
Reporting to the Category Manager and Site Procurement Manager, the Category Specialist will be responsible for designated strategic sourcing activities such as, working with business stakeholders to understand business priorities and requirements. The will need to ensure the execution of the strategic sourcing strategy aligns with the specific requirements and fulfilling the related commercial negotiations. Candidates will be expected to work closely with the category manager and cross functional team to evaluate proposals, facilitate technical bid enquiries, develop negotiation strategy and lead the negotiations with suppliers.
The successful candidate will support strategic sourcing including stakeholder engagement, proposal evaluation, negotiation, and contracting. They will carry out proposal evaluation sessions with key stakeholders and Facilitate bid defence/technical inquiry sessions with suppliers. Candidates will need to identify & analyse risks and develop a mitigation plan by working closely with the SME.
Candidates applying for this role must have experience working on a refinery or petrochemical plant project. They should also have experience with the Maintenance Service category in a manufacturing environment. Experience with Sourcing, contracting, contract management and supplier management Candidates would preferably have a degree in a technical or related business discipline as well as a MCIPS/ISM qualification. If you do not meet these minimum requirements please do not apply for this role.
Successful candidates will receive a call back within 2-3 business days from one of our consultants, if you do not receive a call please note that your details will be kept on file for future positions. Unfortunately due to high volumes of response we will only call successful candidates back as part of our process.