Procurement

Category Manager

Imagine a future where you’re driving the strategic direction for offshore cable installation within our organisation

Join us in this role where you’ll develop and set the strategic direction for sourcing of offshore cable installation for our offshore wind farms. You’ll drive and support a continuous improvement mindset and develop the supply chain and category strategy for the procurement of Offshore Cable Installation in our organisation.

Welcome to Global Wind Procurement
You’ll be part of Offshore Cable Installation Category Management and Supply Chain Development team where you, together with your colleagues, will develop the strategies for the contracting of cable installation for our offshore windfarms. You’ll be part of a team consisting of three category managers and supply chain developers. As a team, we have diverse backgrounds and thrive in an international environment where we value the unique contribution from each team member. We support each other to develop and value knowledge sharing.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • supplier market screenings and development as well as qualification of our current and new supply chain
  • managing the daily relationship with potential, upcoming, and existing suppliers and key industry stakeholders
  • co-driving the module sourcing strategy for offshore cable installation
  • co-driving the supplier relationship management for our primary suppliers
  • challenging and improving the skillset of your colleagues, especially in relation to strategic procurement and driving efficiency by helping us on our journey
  • setting clear directions for your areas of the category, supporting your colleagues in their supplier development and category management efforts.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • have a strong commercial, contractual, and strategic mindset
  • can visualise your ideas and motivate your stakeholders to follow your visions
  • are an accomplished negotiator thriving on securing results
  • have a proactive and solution-oriented approach to your work tasks
  • can create good relationships with your colleagues and other stakeholders
  • are comfortable working in a complex and constantly changing environment.

Maybe you’ve read the above and can see you have some transferable skills, even though they don’t quite match all the points. If you think you can bring something to the team, we still encourage you to apply.

Join a global leader in renewable energy
Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here, you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.

Shape the future with us
Send your application to us as soon as possible. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we have found the right candidate.

If you need to request any reasonable adjustments or accommodations to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment or interview process, please contact accommodation@orsted.com.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.

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