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GSC Marine Category Manager

GSC Marine Category Manager

  • Location Singapore - Flexible, United Kingdom - South East - Pangbourne, United States - New Jersey - Wayne
  • Travel required Negotiable
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 131815BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Would you like to discover how our diverse, hardworking people are leading the way in making energy cleaner and better – and how you can play your part in our world-class team?

Join our Team and advance your career as a GSC Marine Category Manager.


In this role You will:
  • Develop global category sourcing strategies and plans aligned to the needs of the business, identifying opportunities to create business value
  • Build and maintain strong market / supplier knowledge and insight on all sub categories of spend that sit within the spend category, becoming a source of expert knowledge
  • Lead the delivery of / undertake the strategic sourcing process to realise defined category management strategies
  • Developing jointly-agreed performance measurement criteria / frameworks with suppliers in order to continuously monitor and improve supplier performance, ensuring these are embedded within contracts
  • Perform / co-ordinate / oversee supplier performance management activities, including the collation of performance data, running supplier performance reviews and driving continuous improvement / performance improvement as required with other business stakeholders.
  • Engage and work collaboratively with business stakeholders on a global basis to enable the effective development and delivery of category sourcing strategies and plans
  • Deal with escalated sourcing matters promptly and effectively.
  • Operate at all times in a manner that maintains client satisfaction with the function
  • Be responsible for the development, performance management and career guidance of all direct reports within the team
  • Set goals and objectives, define KPIs and manage and develop direct reports to achieve high performance
  • Act as escalation point for direct reports and resolve issues appropriately


We have the following requirements:
  • Procurement professional with good experience of procurement sourcing and contracting and the delivery of a broad range of business benefits (cost cash, innovation, service, compliance)
  • Experience in using advanced sourcing methodologies and tools including e-sourcing
  • Experience of negotiating and dealing with global companies / suppliers and running supplier focused innovation and performance improvement programmes
  • The ability to form good relationships with people at all levels and from a variety of backgrounds
  • Experience of direct line management ; skilled in managing teams/ personnel across a geographically dispersed team
  • The ability to network globally and cross operate effectively globally within a matrix structure
  • Fluent in English
  • Degree in relevant field required
  • The job requires a flexible and creative individual who is able to motivate and manage the stakeholder network, to achieve the agreed objectives

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