Beaumont Select

Category Manager - Maintenance and Operations

Morecambe or Barrow in Furness
45-47K + Pension
26 Jun 2017
26 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Category Manager for this FTSE 100 Energy Organisation in their maintenance repair and operations purchasing team. Previous Oil & Gas experience required…

FTSE 100 Global Energy Company.

You will be a seasoned Category Manager that ideally has experience from the Oil and Gas industry.

The role is to undertake assessments to generate innovative opportunities and robust strategic sourcing plans. Ensures value is maximised from the contract negotiation through the whole life cycle of the category. The categories to manage are in the Maintenance and Operations area.

Working with key internal stakeholders, manage all procurement activity across expenditure categories. This includes the creation and implementation of category plans that will ensure delivery in line with business objectives, regulatory requirements and the landing of all value negotiated.

External Market Expertise:

  • Understand the category and provide leadership and insight for the business on all aspects of market dynamics, regulatory framework, suppliers and technical innovations
  • Report changes and updates through proactive governance


  • Source and procure a range of goods and services across one or more expenditure categories ensuring optimum value for money within defined service and quality criteria
  • Identify opportunities for, lead and evaluate competitive tenders and proposals for the supply of goods and services negotiating with suppliers on all commercial and contractual matters and applying judgement as to what constitutes an acceptable level of contractual risk and supply resilience
  • Provide support to the Category Manager in complex negotiations through data, market or other analysis


  • Draft, negotiate and obtain agreement to commercial contracts ensuring that operational and commercial risks to business are fully understood and minimised

Beaumont Select is a leading Supply Chain & Purchasing Recruitment Agency for permanent and interim staffing solutions. We support a primarily blue chip client base, in the provision of experienced Supply Chain & Purchasing Professionals; successfully resolving their Purchasing Recruitment demands. We have a proven track record in purchasing recruitment and are a leading purchasing recruitment agency.  Complying with the BERR Beaumont Select are an Employment Agency and an Employment Business