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Category Manager - Service Contracts

RWE Renewables UK Management Ltd., Various, United Kingdom (GB) 

Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Procurement; Renewables 

Remuneration: PC


As Category Manager in our Service Contracts team, you will support both category management and the operational purchasing of our onshore & offshore wind and solar farms during the operating phase and optimize our supply chain measures throughout the entire project life cycle.


Your future:

  • Support of our global, operational onshore / offshore wind and solar projects
  • Management of the negotiation of large and complex service contracts (including service and maintenance agreements (SMA) for wind turbine generators, in multidisciplinary and international teams
  • Development, implementation and management of purchasing strategies for service and maintenance contracts
  • Development of an optimized and standardized tendering process for service and maintenance contracts
  • Development and implementation of framework agreements for service and maintenance contracts
  • Development and implementation of an active supplier relationship management with the service providers for onshore and offshore wind turbines generator
  • Development and implementation of an active stakeholder management with colleagues from the development and service department


Your profile:

  • Relevant experience in the management and processing of large and complex tenders for power plant / industry or infrastructure projects (Capex / Opex) as well as in negotiating maintenance contracts for wind turbine generators
  • Extensive experience in identifying and assessing commercial contractual risks and developing strategies for risk prevention or control
  • Ideally completed studies in engineering or economics, additional legal qualification advantageous
  • Ability to manage multiple contract packages and stakeholders and to lead multidisciplinary teams
  • Intercultural understanding and experience in working with different cultures
  • Very good communication skills (spoken and written) in English - German or other European languages would be advantageous
  • Ability to be flexible to travel and visit other sites abroad to support our international projects.
  • Ideally MCIPS or working towards or equivalent demonstrable work experience

Promoting diversity (40x40)  flexible working times (40x40) cafeteria/canteen (40x40) company pension scheme (40x40) health services (40x40) company sports (40x40) Free parking (40x40)  staff events (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40)  employee discounts (40x40) social commitment (40x40)     


Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 27161, application deadline 3rd Dec 2020

Any questions? Please contact Lisa phillips lisa.phillips@rwe.com


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.



RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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