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Procurement; Oil & Gas | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Up to MYR 480,000 per annum | 22 July 2019

Category, General Manager

(19083_CT)

Specialisation: Procurement; Oil & Gas

Email Cindy

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Salary: Up to MYR 480,000 per annum
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 22nd July 2019

Client Background & Role Summary:

Our client is a top Oil & Gas provider, one of the top Bursa companies, and operating in 20 countries. They are looking for a Category, General Manager, reporting to the Head of Procurement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, execute and sustain commercial category solutions:
    • Through contract assessments, category plans, business partner engagement and spend analytics, identify sourcing opportunities and commercial strategies.
    • Oversee complex category specific sourcing projects including development, implementation and evaluation of the solicitation, negotiations preparation and execution, contract award and implementation and supplier management.
    • Perform market analysis and leverage supply chain knowledge to understand and articulate market trends, which may impact internal stakeholders and category strategies.
  • Identify, setup and execute long-term frame agreements with key subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Conduct data mining and analysis using ERP system.
  • Continuous improvements & delivery of value add:
    • Forecast future expenditure patterns within key business segments, develop appropriate strategies to ensure budgeted value improvements are proactively identified and implemented.
    • Challenge business plans where alternate opportunities exist to deliver higher value outcomes, ensuring all options have been duly evaluated.
  • Coach and lead the category management team.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or relevant field.
  • More than 15 years of working experience in related field. Preferably in Oil & Gas industry.
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills.
  • Strong commercial and market understanding and forecasting experience.
  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English.

If you are interested, kindly email your updated resume to Cindy at cindy.tang@mindmerge.com.my or click “Apply Now”. Regretfully, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you!