Category Manager (E&I)

Netherlands - Energy - Oil & Gas - Project Management & Services - Professional Bachelor

What’s the difference between quality and price?

Most people think you have to pay more for better quality.

In your line of work, the opposite is true.

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Matthew Fitzsimmons, Account manager

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About this role

Working for a major offshore oil and gas provider, you will take responsibility for the development of the category strategy in view of increasing industry competitiveness and actively contribute to the company’s business development.

It will take a strategic approach to the effective management of important vendors, coupled with efficient global sourcing of specific categories.

As well as, ensuring that projects and operations receive the full benefits of these arrangements by effective implementation of the procurement strategy.

Developing a long-term relationship with the vendor will be central to your success; utilizing your partnership to continuously, improve vendor performance.

About you

You’re not new at this. You have at least 10 years’ experience working with an Oil and Gas or EPC company.

Aside from this, you always have a broad and deep procurement experience in the offshore, marine or petrochemical industry, ideally in the role of Category Manager or in Strategic Sourcing.

You’re also great with deadlines and can keep a cool head under tough circumstances, as well as maintaining good interpersonal skills.

It will take confidence, flexibility and adaptability to operational change, strong leadership skills and a strategic mind set.

What we offer

As well as being employed on a permanent basis, you will also benefit from flexible working hours and a competitive salary.

You will even have access to attractive perks in the area of personal development, culture, sports and relaxation.

Furthermore, you will be based in Schiedam with the office easily reachable by car and public transport.

About us

Brunel has over 40 years’ experience matching people like you with their dream job in the Oil and Gas industry.

Not only can we help you find the role you have been looking for, but we can also help you build the career you have always wanted, opening doors to bigger opportunities.

If this sounds like your next new job, call, email or even send me a message on LinkedIn today.


  • Vacancy number: PUB224340
  • Location: Netherlands
  • Market: Energy
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Closing date: Sunday, September 15, 2019
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Feel free to contact


Matthew Fitzsimmons

Account manager Brunel Energy UK Manchester

0161 885 2165

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