Bramwith Consulting
London (South)
15 Oct 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
CATEGORY MANAGER - RAW MATERIALS PROCUREMENT - OIL AND GAS MAJOR - LONDON Salary:- Competitive Salary Package Bonus Due to rapid expansion, one of the world's largest Oil and Gas firms seeks a Direct Category Manager to make excellent savings on Raw Materials. The successful Category Manager will have a large level of autonomy over the company's procurement strategy and is the natural successor to the current Head of Procurement who is retiring in 6 month's time. The Raw Materials Procurement Category Manager will need to:- Work closely with the Head of Procurement to make excellent procurement savings on lubricants, base stocks, additives, MEG and brake fluid, crucial to the running of the business Complete end to end procurement processes from the initial Oil and Gas market analytics through to the managing of raw material suppliers to ensure they are abiding by the contracts terms and conditions Hold regular meetings with key stakeholders based both in the UK and globally to engage them and keep them on board with procurement strategy The Raw Materials Procurement Category Manager will need to have:- Strong experience and track record procuring raw materials, particularly lubricants Preferably experience working in a senior role, with any mentoring or people management being ideal, as this role grows into the Head of Procurement An excellent knowledge of the Oil and Gas market CIPS or MCIPS certified Degree (or equivalent level) European language skills would be useful, including in Spanish, Portuguese and French As well as joining in a challenging and diverse role with fast track career progression to the Head of Procurement, you'll join a firm with a strong history of training and developing their staff, most notably MCIPS certification and even sponsoring employees through their MBA. To find out more please send your CV to Emily at or apply directly through this page. To keep up to date with all the latest procurement jobs, follow our twitter feed at Key skills: Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Category Management, Senior Buyer, Negotiation, Stakeholder Management, Supplier Relationship Management SRM, Vendor Management, Oil, Gas, Utilities, Raw Materials, Lubricants This job was originally posted as