category specialist

A leading Oil & Gas company is looking to hire a category specialist for its karachi office.


  • Development of sourcing strategies for procurement of OEM spares and specialty chemicals from local and foreign vendors.
  • Identify alternate supply channels for category spend.
  • Initiate and coordinate vendor pre-qualifications to enrich the Pre-qualified Vendor pool.
  • Negotiating best commercial terms with suppliers.
  • Timely issuance of orders.
  • Expedite deliveries and manage close coordination with Finance and Customs Clearances.
  • Performance evaluation of suppliers.
  • Maintenance of essential data for KPI monitoring


  • Minimum of 6 years of professional experience in sourcing / category management in energy / petrochemical / oil & gas sector
  • MBA with specialization / certification in Supply Chain.
  • SAP S/4 HANA and SAP Ariba Power User with hands on experience in implementation / rollout.
  • Proven work experience as a Procurement Specialist or similar role.
  • Strong communication, analytical and problem-solving skills


Should not exceed 35 years.

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