Global Category Manager | Marine Engineering Services

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Christian, Talent Drive

Christian Rowles

Manager | Professional Services

This is an incredible opportunity for someone to join a market leading, truly global business who have many arms of what they cover.

They are looking an experienced Category Manager, with experience working in the Marine industry whether Manufacture, Engineering, New Vessels or MRO focus category experience, where main areas of focus will be managing large value and complex projects.

The group function is going through a hugely exiting transformation, where they have expanded the function and there will be continuous opportunities for progression

Role and responsibilities:

  • Report into the Head of Global Procurement – Engineering, within a a good sized team of fellow colleagues at various levels
  • Develop, design and continuously improve category strategies
  • End to end sourcing, within designated spend areas using a strategic approach
  • Working with the senior business leads, to develop category strategies and category planning
  • Continuous advice to the your stakeholders on market trends, new innovations and knowledge of the supplier market
  • Be able to manage and understand both regulated and un-regulated complex projects
  • Ensure in parallel to strategic procurement, ensuring best commercial value for the business

Experience required:

  • Extensive experience in the Marine Industry, whether Defence, Commercial or Dry Dock
  • Strong and proven, strategic category management in a a large complex business
  • Engineering Services or MRO category experience within a relevant industry
  • Show that you have delivered savings, in a large and similar sized business
  • Ability to engage, negotiate and influence senior stakeholders up to Board Level
  • Strong stakeholder management, using different approaches to type, level and maturity of relationships
  • Worked in a large and cross-functional procurement team
  • MCIPS qualification nice to have, but not essential

For more information please apply directly, or by emailing the latest copy of your CV and contact details to christian@talentdrive.co.uk

Talent Drive are committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We review all applicants on equal merit and we do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.

Your Consultant

Christian, Talent Drive

Christian Rowles

Manager | Professional Services
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