US Houston: Senior Category Manager - Indirect Category Management

Date: Apr 25, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77032

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.



Job Overview:

With general autonomy, oversees the Category Management program for indirect spend. This role leads the initiative to develop and implement global indirect Category Strategies, and provides subject matter expertise on sourcing and contract negotiations.  In this leadership role, the successful candidate will develop a strong team who together, will align and optimize spend.


Job Duties:

  • Directs the Category Management function to work with PSL, other functions, and their customers to understand demand and plan the supply chain accordingly.
  • Drive strategic planning for procurement.
  • Ensure compliance and alignment with P&M Strategic vision.
  • Oversee detailed planning and execution of improvement actions.
  • Approve Category composition.
  • Accountable for the Portfolio function’s budget.
  • Approves business case and ensures stakeholder buy-in.
  • Oversees the development of skill sets required for the next generation of category managers.


Job Qualifications:

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in an applicable discipline required.
  • 10 years of related experience required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree preferred.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely both in oral and written form.
  • Must be a self-motivator with solid judgement and decision making skills.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, while having the ability to take initiative and building productive relationships with vendors, contractors and stakeholders.
  • Possess excellent organizational skills.


Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston, Texas, 77032, United States


Job Details

Requisition Number: 72660  
Experience Level: Experienced Hire 
Job Family: Support Services 
Product Service Line: Supply Chain Mgmt  
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Additional Locations for this position: 


Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Strategic Planning, Supply, Marketing, Management, Operations, Strategy