Interim Category Lead/Manager

A FTSE 100 energy company is recruiting an Interim Category Lead/Manager initially for 6 months on a hybrid basis.

The Interim Lead/Manager role is a chance for you to join this organisation initially for 6 months on a hybrid basis, working between the offices in Warwick and from home. 

This FTSE 100 energy company is one of the market leaders, driving towards Net Zero.

Working as a key member of its talented procurement team, you will be responsible for high-value, high-risk sourcing strategic sourcing events and category strategies that are vital to the business.

As part of the team, your varied role will involve:

  • Management of end-to-end strategic sourcing events.
  • Stakeholder Management and building relationships
  • Project Management.

The team is responsible for tendering and awarding high complexity, high value (£5m-250m) tender events for major high voltage cable circuit construction projects. 

You will be able to hit the ground running and be fairly self-sufficient, so it would be ideal if you have the following:

  • Major project/construction procurement tendering event experience.
  • Experience in managing high-value, high-complexity tendering events.
  • Developed and awarded robust, fit-for-purpose contractual agreements (NEC4 ideally)
  • Experience in running OJEU-compliant procurement processes.
  • Experience in relevant sectors (i.e. DNO’s or utility companies, Oil & Gas, Large engineering companies, automotive, local authorities, Highways England)