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

Category, General Manager


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.


  • 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 or click “Apply Now”. Regretfully, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you!