SCM Category Analyst

Cammach Bryant
United Kingdom
Closing date
18 Sep 2020

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Our client, an Operator based in Aberdeen, has a requirement for a SCM Category Analyst on a long-term contract basis.

The Category Analyst will be accountable for the effective management of third-party spend across related categories throughout the full category management lifecycle. This role will deliver category, contracting and supplier management strategies to optimise business value.

Key Responsibilities

* Accountable for the effective management of assigned categories throughout the full category management lifecycle.

* Play a facilitating and supporting role on cross-functional category teams focused on integrated value creation.

* Manage the 'end to end' sourcing process; Plan (business needs, market analysis, supplier qualification and contract strategy), Source (tender pack co-ordinaton, tender evaluation, negotiation and award) and Manage (contractor relationships and performance management) for assigned categories.

* Maximise supplier performance through robust performance scorecards, KPIs, and supplier relationship management to develop sustainable competitive advantages.

* Support the business with market intelligence and influence the development of company plans on the basis of this information.

* Review and amend category strategies to account for business and market changes.

* Develop appropriate risk mitigation strategies to address security of supply risks.

* Ensure compliance with legislative regulations and corporate policies and procedures.

* Proactively participate and provide support to Environmental, Health, Safety, and Social responsibility initiatives.

* Manage and maintain SCM databases, such as SCIMITAR and Maximo.

* Contract administration including amendments, rate reviews, variations, milestone payments, completion/handover obligations, dispute resolution, P2P (Purchase Orders/Call Offs from approved requisitions, applying appropriate diligence in pricing and T&Cs)

* Collaborate with other Supply Chain members in order to maximise opportunities across the categories and assets.

Build strong positive networks amongst internal and external stakeholders

Education, Qualifications & Experience


* Bachelors degree from an accredited university in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Accounting or Engineering

* Alternatively suitable industry experience


* Oil and Gas Operator and Service Company Experience preferably in the Indirects Category.

* Category management, including strategy development, sourcing and contracting.

* Supplier development, including supplier collaboration and continuous improvement.

* Strong analytical skills.

* Knowledge of standard forms of contracts, conditions and conventions prevalent in North Sea Oil and Gas industry.

* Microsoft Office - Excel, word and Powerpoint

* Use of systems such as Maximo and e-Procurement products.

* Communicates openly, effectively and appropriately with a variety of stakeholders including external partners, teams, colleagues and contacts.

* Maintains positive working relationships with partners. Works effectively within a team or work group as appropriate.

* Provides support and contributes to the performance of the business.

* Manages own workload and, where applicable, seeks support.

* Takes ownership of own performance and development.

* Persuades and influences peers and managers through consideration of their interests, involvement and consultation.

* Explores, develops and promotes alternative work methods to improve performance within team and business unit
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