Category Manager - Electricity & Core Construction
From the transmission of utilities to the transmission of expertise
Working at a strategic level, you’ll focus on works categories critical to asset replacement or new connection activities on both our electricity and gas transmission networks. Leading a team of procurement professionals, you’ll drive innovative ways of working and manage change leading to significant year-on-year savings.
An experienced procurement professional or quantity surveyor, you’ll be capable of leading and managing complex negotiations and improving supplier performance. With a background in delivering complex projects through multi-disciplined teams, you’ll demonstrate the ability to manage and motivate others, along with strong stakeholder management at a senior level. You should ideally be a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) or similar. Familiarity with the energy or utilities sector would be helpful.
National Grid is the largest utility in the UK and the second largest utility in the US. We play a vital role in delivering gas and electricity to many millions of people across Great Britain and the Northeast US in an efficient, reliable and safe manner.